10 Holiday Cookies That Are Worth Every Calorie
We all have an inner cookie monster, so any kind of these chewy, freshly baked goodies is sure to delight. We’ve rounded up some of the best ones for the perfect Christmas gift—for others or for yourself!
1. Big Black Cookie by The Bald Baker
With some faith, trust, pixie dust (or gold dust, in this case), and a whole lot of these super chewy, triple dark chocolatey cookies, Christmas is surely the best time of the year. Always freshly baked the night before your order date, these cookies look great and taste even better.
P70/piece, minimum order of 1 box (8 cookies, maximum 2 flavors per box), www.thebaldbakerph.com, IG: thebaldbakerph, order 5 to 7 days in advance during the Christmas season
2. Food for the Gods Cookie by Homemade by Roshan
You can now enjoy Homemade by Roshan’s famous Food for the Gods bars in cookie form! New shape, but still bursting with dates and nuts.
P1,650/16 pieces, (02) 631-7786, 633-6286, www.homemadebyroshan.com
3. South Cotabato Chocolate Fudge by Mo’ Cookies
Nice and toasty on the outside, with a chewy dark chocolate base and lots of chocolate chunks mixed in, chocolate lovers simply can’t get enough of these irresistible cookies. Formerly known as the cookies from The Mess Hall, this cult favorite is now called Mo’ Cookies. Be sure to order ahead, whether at The Mess Hall or at its new pop-up location at Power Plant Mall, Rockwell the whole month of December!
P145/piece, P580/4 pieces, P1,160/8 pieces, P1,740/dozen, The Mess Hall, 2316 Karrivin Plaza, Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City, (0917) 624-7116, IG: mocookiesforyou
4. Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie by Gourmandise by Sunshine
Chocolate chip cookie lovers can rejoice with these leveled-up brown butter ones from the kitchen of Chef Sunshine Puey. One cookie will definitely not be enough. Don’t worry, we won’t tell if you don’t want to share these goodies with Santa!
P960/dozen, Viber (0917) 883-2432, firstname.lastname@example.org, order 3 to 5 days in advance, for pickup only
5. Pure Butter French Shortbread (Palets Pur Beurre) by La Mère Poulard 1888
You can gift these simple yet exquisite shortbread cookies from renowned French restaurant La Mère Poulard. Enjoy them alone, or with coffee or tea, down to the very last buttery crumb. You can even use them to make shortbread crust for pies, tarts, and other pastries.
P250/125-gram box, P650/250-gram tin can, P1,200/500-gram tin can, UG/F SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, (02) 838-1238, (0917) 580-0137
6. Holiday Cookie by Scout’s Honor
Yet another delightful combination of flavors by this favorite pastry chef, it’s a chocolate chip cookie tart that’s filled with homemade raspberry jam, then topped with chocolate spread and roasted chopped pistachios.
P180/piece, 1/F Ayala Malls Vertis North, Quezon City, (0917) 702-1404; Hole in the Wall, 4/F Century City Mall, Makati City, (0995) 518-5489, IG: scoutshonorph
7. Campfire Cookie Bomb by Chocolate Chip Army Cookies
Keep calm and march on with these fun chocolate chip cookie s’mores—two soft batch choco chip cookies with a toasted marshmallow and melted chocolate center.
P330/pack of 6, P620/pack of 12, (0915) 214-5737, www.chocolatechiparmycookies.com, FB: chocolatechiparmycookies
8. Chocolate Crinkles by M Bakery
More than just its signature banana pudding and buttercream cupcakes, you cannot ignore M Bakery’s Chocolate Crinkles with just the right sweetness and the perfect chewiness.
P75/piece, G/F One Bonifacio High Street Mall, 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, (02) 847-9829, FB: mbakeryph
9. Wicked by Delirious Cookie Co
Always freshly baked right before delivery and named after feelings or emotional states, these Wicked cookies are matcha and Swiss white chocolate chunk cookies, and are completely on point when it comes to flavor and texture. And you can tell there is no scrimping on ingredients with their cookies.
P450/box of 6 (plus shipping fee), (0920) 972-2115, email@example.com, IG: deliriouscookieco
10. Ooey Gooey Chocolate Cookie by Aperitif
You can enjoy these impressively massive cookies by heating right before eating for a gooey, molten chocolate center. Big on flavor and heavy on the chocolate, you can order these cookies by the box online or at Aperitif’s SM Aura store, or grab them by the piece at SM Aura.
P720/box of 4, P1,080/box of 6, P2,160/box of 12, 4/F SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, (02) 759-0264, (0917) 844-8558 for online orders, www.aperitifph.com, FB: aperitif.ph
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