Best Cookie in Boston


Flour Bakery + Café

It may seem like a simple task, but pulling off truly great chocolate chip cookies requires some serious baking chops. Pastry empress Joanne Chang tweaks her recipe with bread flour…Read More

2011 Best Cookie, Chocolate Sandwich

Hi-Rise Bread Company


Choosing just one of Hi-Rise’s cookies is a little like being forced to choose between your children. The almond macaroons taste like an intense nutty cloud. The oatmeal coconut, studded...Read More

2011 Best Cookie

Flour Bakery + Cafe


Let the cupcake lovers revel in their frosting-induced myopia; those of us who truly love pastry still embrace tarts, cakes, and cookies. Particularly when they’re made the way Joanne Chang’s...Read More

2003 Best Cookie

Flour Bakery + Cafe


Much of this bright and sunny bakery’s success is due to the fact that it was one of the first businesses of its kind to move into the Washington Street...Read More

1999 Best Cookie

Cafe 300


Make no mistake: These aren’t delicate little Proustian pastries. Cafe 300 serves up good ol’ American chunka hunka cookies—chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, snickerdoodle, ginger, and peanut butter—and we love their...Read More

1996 Best Cookie, Chocolate Chip

The Boston Chipyard


Bucking the megacookie trend, these bite-size morsels are perfect—buttery, slightly chewy, crisp edges, with just enough chips. Buy the by the dozen, and they disappear...Read More

1995 Best Cookie, Chocolate

Rosie’s Bakery


When a chocolate craving hits, there are few things in life more satisfying than one of Rosie’s cookies. Sophisticated enough to feel adult; fudgy enough to make our inner child...Read More

1994 Best Cookie, Alternative

Starbucks Coffee Company

Starbucks’ molasses chews are just about the best cookies to hit Beantown since the invention of the tollhouse. Spiked with a generous amount of ginger and lightly dusted with a...Read More

1981 Best Cookie

Cookies Cook’n


Especially the chocolate chip cookies, which edged out last year’s champs from the Boston Chipyard...Read More

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