Carpe Cookie

A grade-A cookie lover's account of the best – and sometimes worst – cookies around.

Navigation Menu

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

Read More

Annie Oakley Cowgirl Cookie at Food Front

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Chocolate Chip, Coconut, Oatmeal | 0 comments

Food Front Coop
2375 NW Thurman Street – Portland
$2.19

(Find it in the self-server pastry case in the store’s deli area.)

Okay, I know. Vegan. If you’re scrunching your nose right now you need to get over it and just don’t worry. Everything is fine. It is more than fine. Because no joke, this cookie is better than approximately 85% cookies I come across in the world, vegan or otherwise.

This is why.

Read More

ANZAC Biscuits and Cowboy Cookies at Pacific Pie Co.

Posted by on Aug 27, 2013 in ANZAC, Oatmeal | 0 comments

Pacific Pie Co.
1520 SE 7th Ave – Portland
.75¢ and $1.50

Hi cookie eaters. This is a two-fer post. I’ve never had two different cookies share the limelight of a single post, but I’m doing it now because these are, in fact, very nearly the same cookie. The only thing separating the ANZAC biscuit from the cowboy cookie sitting in a neighboring jar at Pacific Pie Company is the addition of chocolate chips.

First things first. You’re either hip to the ANZAC biscuit or…you are not. If you are not, here’s the main thing to know.

Read More