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The Everything Cookie at Cheese & Crack

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Chocolate, Etc., Oatmeal, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cheese & Crack Snack Shop

22 E 28th Ave – Portland

$1.50

cheese+crack full

Here’s what’s in it:

• chocolate chips, oats, coconut, dried cranberries, black sesame seeds, rainbow sprinkles, olive oil, sea salt.

I am not boing to tell you this cookie is phenomenal, but it IS good enough that I’d get it again. I’ve been loving sesame lately, been thinking about how to up its role in desserts (ice cream, cake, etc.). So big points right off the bat for the seeds. As for the

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Chocolate Chip at Stella Taco

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Chocolate, Chocolate Chip | 0 comments

Stella Taco
2940 NE Alberta – Portland
$2

Q:  Why is it that a taco joint is completely NAILING chocolate chip cookies?

Stella makes exactly one* baked good and they make the $*!% out of it.

Somebody in that kitchen, clearly, is a cookie scholar – and  is managing to get these gems under a glass dome at the cash register on a regular basis. (I’ve seen them every time I’ve been there, with maybe one exception when they’d sold out.)

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