Like everything else in NYC, our cookies are extra - extra gooey, extra giant and extra delicious. Some favorite spots for classic chocolate chip plus innovative sweet treats.

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📍237 Centre Street
Mon-Fri 7:30 am–6 pm
Sat-Sun 8 am–6 pm

Stop in for brunch or grab a quick bite to-go at this lovely café with rustic décor touches around every corner & beautiful floral installations indoors and in the gorgeous garden. Warm cookies, including a large legendary chocolate chip, are baked all day. Plus enjoy an assortment of pastries, excellent coffee, hot chocolate (look for special seasonal flavors), salads, inventive beverages, and more French/North African yumminess….



📍362 W 45th Street at Ninth Ave
Daily 9 am–11 pm

Try dozens of creative cookie flavors, brownies, bar, Krispie Treats and ‘Schmackaroons’ at ‘Generation Y’s answer to the Old Time Bake Shop.’ Flavors rotate daily; look for Maple Bacon, Key Lime and Schmackaroni & Cheese along side classic Chocolate Chip and Cookies & Cream. Ice cream shakes and (humongous, messy) sandwiches also availble. Shop is cute with an old-fashioned vibe but small with limited seating…


Funny Face Bakery

📍319 Lafayette Street
Daily 11 am–8 pm

The artistry is amazing on these pop culture frosted sugar cookies – choose from NYC icons, celebrity faces, pizza rats, iphones, clever phrases and so much more. Oversized gooey drop cookies are tasty too; try classics like chocolate chip and fun flavors like S’mores, salted caramel pretzel chip and toffee-nana. Custom creations available for anything (or any face- just upload a photo). Watch cookie artists…


City Cakes Bakery

📍251 W 18th Street
Tue-Sat 11 am–6 pm

This high end cake shop creates stunning and delicious edible art. Sample individual cake slices, cupcakes and half pound size cookies in a range of flavors, from . Customize cookies with frosting (vanilla, chocolate, cream cheese or caramel) and sprinkles or stack them 3x high to make a unique little cookie cake. No on-site seating available, takeout only. Gluten-free options available.


Levain Bakery

📍351 Amsterdam at W 77th Street
Daily 7 am–10 pm

Everything is baked on-site throughout the day at this cozy bakery, from an array of rustic breads to the world-famous six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie. We are constantly debating the merits of these versus the equally giant dark chocolate peanut butter chip cookies, and the whole wheat walnut raisin rolls are also yummy (and a little healthier). Tourists sometimes line up down the block at…


Dominique Ansel Bakery

📍189 Spring Street between Sullivan & Thompson
Mon-Thu 8 am–7 pm
Fri-Sat 8 am–8 pm
Sum 9 am–7 pm

A hot chocolate with a blossoming marshmallow flower, frozen s’mores and milk in a chocolate chip cookie cup are among the innovative treats at this famed French bakery. Also find perfectly executed classics like Kouign-Amann and  nutella croissants, plus spectacular seasonal desserts like What-a-Melon Soft Serve in the summer. Like its famous cronut, the much-loved croissant-doughnut hybrid pastry with flavors that change monthly, these concotions…


Jacques Torres Chocolate

📍66 Water Street
Daily 10 am-7 pm

Rich hot cocoas come in classic or spicy ‘Wicked’ and pair well with the large buttery chocolate chip cookies at the original Dumbo location of Jacques Torres (aka Mr. Chocolate), French chef turned celebrity New Yorker and reality TV star (‘Nailed It’). Try truffles, adorable bonbons, chocolate bark, giftable chocolate-covered cheerios and pomegranate seeds, ice cream sandwiches and more. The 60% baking discs are perfect…


William Greenberg

📍1100 Madison Avenue, E 82nd & 83rd Streets
Mon-Fri 8 am–6:30 pm
Sat 8 am–6 pm
Sun 10 am – 4pm  

Pick up the famous black and white cookies (and more colorful variations), chocolate chip cookies (available chocolate dipped or gluten-free), cupcakes, fruit tarts, pies and cakes, rugelach, linzer tarts, schnecken, babka, hot cross buns and hamantaschen, brownies and more classic treats and new creations at this UES Kosher bakery, around since 1946. Also in Hudson Yards.