The Way The Cookie Crumbles

By Arielle Olfers – February 1, 2018

There aren’t many things better than indulging in a freshly baked cookie. 'Tis the season of basking in the things we love—including all things sweet and sugary. Prepare your sweet tooth And your taste buds, because this month, we’re sharing the best cookies in Austin.

Instabites, Kellie’s Baking Co.Burnet Road 

Kellie’s Baking Co. was established after the owner, Kellie, fell in love with pastry arts on a trip to England. She returned to the states with a new hobby and learned her craft by diving into library books. She eventually left her corporate job in 2006 and has been in business ever since! Kellie’s was the first cookie shop to add a QR code to a cookie and is known for their instabites—on-demand photo cookies used at most major events in Austin. In addition to their social prowess, Kellie’s cookies pack a flavorful punch, bursting with notes of cinnamon and nutmeg. Visit their shop on Burnet Road to try for yourself! 

Big John Cookie, Whole Foods

The infamous, gigantic, vegan, dark chocolate chunk cookie from Whole Foods. The Big John cookie is only available at the downtown Whole Foods and is unique because of the Oro chocolate chunks that provide a distinct floral, fruit-forward flavor. 

Tiny’s Chocolate Chip Cookies, Tiny Boxwoods Austin

The Tiny Boxwoods team worked tirelessly to perfect their coveted cookie recipe. They bake 20 cookies at a time for 20 minutes each on a constant rotation. At any given time, you can get a freshly-baked, warm cookie from this delicious brunch and lunch spot. And now, you can even purchase their frozen cookie dough to have a cookie baking party in the comfort of your own home!

Quack’s 43rd Street Bakery Cookies

Quack’s was the first coffeehouse in Austin! Originally known for their specialty espresso, they’ve become famous over the decades for their baked goods. Each cookie is made from scratch—beautifully decorated and delightfully crisp 
and sweet! 

Super Baked Cookie, Soup Peddler

Brown rice flour, oats, pecans, and coconut are combined to form the base of this decadent treat. Chocolate and butterscotch chips melt in your mouth with a pinch of salt to finish off the taste of Soup Peddler’s beloved Super Baked Cookie. Order one with your soup next time, and you’ll never go back!



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