Get Your Cookie Fix for National Cookie Day
We’re counting down some of the most savory, mouth watering cookies the city has to offer. And if baking is your thing, we've got you covered too with the best! delicious cookie recipes we could find.

1. Schmackary’s

This place promises to give you lip-shmackin' good cookies, and they aren't lying! This business, started from the oven in Zachary Schmahl's 400 square foot apartment, now offers over 2 dozen cookie selections. 

Our cookie pick: Peanut Butter Banana Crunch

362 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036

2. Astor Bake Shop

Astor Bake Shop delivers fresh in house food and pastries daily. Their American and European inspired cakes and pastries are to die for for and their cozy little shop makes a great place to snack on some cookies with a date.

Our cookie pick: Oatmeal Cherry Cookie

12-23 Astoria Blvd, Astoria, NY 11102

3. Cookie Road

Cookie Road- sounds like the right road to travel on. This place offers fresh brewed espresso, handmade sandwiches, pastries, and of course some of the coolest cookies in Brooklyn. 

Our cookie pick: Grasshopper Bar Cookie

94 Franklin Street, Brooklyn NY, 11222 or 659 Manhattan Ave,Brooklyn NY, 11222

4. Momofuku Milk Bar

The cookies here are as cool as their name. Divulge your sweet tooth at Momofuku with one of their many amazingly delcious desserts.

Our cookie pick: Compost Cookie

Varying locations

5. Grandaisy Bakery 

This artisan bakeshop has received incredible rankings on the ZAGAT guide and was even featured in Everyday with Rachael Ray. Besides their popularity, they offer scrumptious pastries and bites that will have you begging for more. 

Our cookie pick: Lemon Ginger Cookie

250 West Broadway, NY, NY 10013 or 176 West 72nd Street, NY, NY 10023

6. Tribeca Treats 

Tribeca Treats is definitely a treat to visit! They're full of cupcakes, brownies, bon bons, truffles, chocolate covered bananas and cookies galore. It's almost sinful how good it is.

Our cookie pick: S'mores Cookie

94 Reade Street, New York, NY 10013


7. Insomnia Cookies

If you've ever been on a college campus at 1 in the morning studying for finals, then you've probably heard of Insomnia Cookies. But don't worry, you don't have to go back to your alma matter for a taste. Just head on over to the West Village for one of their tastey cookies. 

Our cookie pick: White Chocolate Macadamia Nut

Varying locations 

8. Eleni's

Take a walk through the trendy Chelsea Market and you will fina an array of excellent places to eat, including Eleni's Bakery. Their pastry glass is covered in bright, tasty cookies and pastries. Take a peek in their store and much on your favorite one. 

Our cookie pick: Sugar Cookie 

75 Ninth Ave., New York, NY 10011

9. Milk and Cookies 

Just like peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies are the perfect match. So what better place to grab some delicious cookies from a place that knows just that.  Enjoy their freshly baked cookies daily. 

Our cookie pick: Bacon Smack 

19 Commerce Street, New York, NY 10014

10. Levain Bakery

Levain's thick, humongous, gooey cookies will leave your mouth watering from the first bite. For all the chocoholics out there, this place is defintaly a must visit. Choose from a selection of decadent chocolate chip cookies.

Our cookie pick: Double Chocolate Chip 

167 W. 74th St.,New York, NY 10024

11.  Sprinkles Cupcakes

Don't miss out out "Sprinkles Cookie Dough," which will be available in November for nation wide shipping!  The frozen cookie dough comes as 6 cookie dough balls within a Sprinkles branded canister.  All you need to do is open the canister, pop them onto a cookie sheet, and bake them!  Available cookie flavors include: chocolate chip, double chocolate, peanut butter pretzel chip, salted oatmeal cornflake, snicker doodle and fudge brownie.

780 Lexington Ave  New York, NY 10065

12. Tate's Cookies


Based on Long Island, Tate's now offers its delecious treats as far as Washington, D.C, selling in stores such as Whole Foods. There wide variety of cookie choices (inclusive of gluten free) boasts chocolate chip, butterscotch pecan, chipless wonder, chocolate chip walnut, double chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, shortbread, and much more!





 If you rather get your Martha Stewart on and celebrate National Cookie Day in your own kitchen, then we’ve got you covered too. Whip out that apron and try one of our favorite cookie recipes. 

Sugar Cookies                                                                                                                                  



  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar

Find the full recipe here!


 Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Find the full recipe here

Lemon Cookies                                                                                                                                  


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) packagelemon cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration

 Find the full recipe here!

Double Chocolate Mint Cookies                                                                                                      


  • 2 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
 Find the full recipe here!
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Find the full recipe here!

Jelly Cookies                                                                                                                                        


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Find the full recipe here!

 Ginger Cookies 
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup margarine, softened

Find the full recipe here!

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies 
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

Find the full recipe here!