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.

See our complete guide to kid-friendly NYC food.

Levain Bakery

351 Amsterdam at West 77th Street

Everything is baked on-site throughout the day at this legendary bakery, from an array of rustic breads to the world-famous, super-gooey, six-ounce cookies in five flavors: Two Chip Chocolate Chip, Walnut Chocolate Chip, Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip & Oatmeal Raisin (plus a gluten-free chocolate chip option).

Other options include sour cream coffee cake, brioches, whole wheat walnut raisin rolls are also yummy (and a little healthier).

Outposts also in Harlem, the UES, NoHo and Williamsburg.

Daily 7 am – 9 pm

Citycakes Bakery

251 West 18th Street

Get some of city’s best cookies – signature half pound size treats can be covered in frostings with sprinkles, halved and filled with two scoops of gelato for an amazing ice cream sandwich, or stacked 3x high to make a unique little cookie cake. No on-site seating available.


237 Centre Street

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.

Monday-Friday 7:30 am-6 pm
Saturday-Sunday 8 am-6 pm
Kitchen closes at 4pm daily

Other locations include UES (E 81st & 3rd ave), UWS (W 81st & Amsterdam, midtown (601 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street), Bryant Park (11 West 41st Street), Rockefeller Center, NoMad(22 West 25th Street), West Village (28 Greenwich Avenue), 67 University Place, 275 Hudson at King, 205 Hudson,   Tribeca (211 West Broadway), Cobble Hill and Greenpoint.

William Greenberg

1100 Madison Avenue, 82nd & 83rd Streets

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.

Monday-Friday 8 am – 6:30 pm
Saturday 8 am – 6 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4pm

Dominique Ansel Bakery

189 Spring Street between Sullivan & Thompson

French bakery Dominique Ansel has delicious classic and post-modern pastries and specular seasonal desserts like hot chocolate with a blossoming marshmallow flower, frozen s’mores and milk in a chocolate chip cookie cup.

If you see a line down the block it’s probably for a cronut, the rightly famous croissant-doughnut hybrid pastry with flavors that change monthly (which can be pre-ordered online) . Go right to the counter for anything else. Healthy options like salads and a yummy avocado toast also available. Limited seating in the back and in a seasonal courtyard.


362 West 45th Street at Ninth Avenue

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 including outdoor benches. Can get crowded but service is quick. A great spot for a treat before or after a Broadway show.

Sunday-Tuesday 10 am – 10 pm
Wednesday -Saturday 9 am – 10 pm

Jacques Torres Chocolate

66 Water Street

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 for at home baking (or snacking).

Not far from happening Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Also in Grand Central Terminal.

Monday – Friday 12 pm–6:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday 10 am–7 pm


31 Greenpoint Ave

This award-winning bakery specializes in that magic intersection between savory & sweet. Don’t miss the somehow vegan salted chocolate chip and salted peanut butter cookie (they like their salt and make magic with it). Try cupcake and scones in seasonal and classic flavors, flavored shortbread, muffins, quiches and more.

Women-owned with a diverse, friendly staff and commitment to social justice.

Also in the West Village, Williamsburg, Cobble Hill and Park Slope.

Monday-Friday 7 am – 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday 8 am – 7 pm

Chip City

30-06 34th Street

Indulge in hand crafted, ooey-gooey cookies Choose from a rotating menu of chocolate chip and  3 other flavors, selected from a roster of 18 including s’mores, funfetti, oatmeal apple pie and seasonal special.

Also in West Village, Rockefeller Center, Second Ave & E 80th St, Williamsburg, Carroll Gardens, Long Island City, Ditmars, Sunnyside, Forest Hills, Bayside and Long Island.

Daily 11 am – 10 pm

Funny Face Bakery

319 Lafayette St

The artistry is amazing on these pop culture frosted sugar cookies – choose from NYC icons, celebrity faces, pizza rat, iphones, clever phrases and so much more. Custom creations available for anything (or any face- just upload a photo). Watch cookie artists at work behind the counter in the cute purple dream of the store. Take photos with animated cookies lining the grape-ice-colored walls, a “Hey Sugar” neon sign, and a floor-length selfie mirror.

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.

Also at Seaport.

Daily 11 am – 8 pm