Best of Boston

Best Cookie

2014 Best Cookie

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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] read more»
1991 Best Cookie

Tie: Beth Israel Hospital, Cookie Express from Karen’s Kitchen; Bentonwood Cafe

Boston; Newton Centre
We spent days testing these cookies and trying to decide which was the best: Beth Israel’s oatmeal raisin, Cookie Express’s chocolate chocolate chip, or Bentonwood […] read more»
1990 Best Cookie

Cookie Express from Karen’s Kitchen

If everybody’s mom made cookies this good, nobody would ever leave home. read more»
1984 Best Cookie

David’s Cookies

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1982 Best Cookie

Hamlet & Kenn

Primarily a caterer, their cookies and petits fours are unrivaled. 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»