While there are many options out there for a sweet treat, the cookie will always remain a favorite that you can eat on its own, make great ice cream sandwiches out of, or create other dessert concoctions with. Regardless of how you like them, we’ve put together the best places around LA to get cookies.
Looking for more great places? Visit our list of the Best Bakeries In Los Angeles and our selections for the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies In LA
7290 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Serving a wide array of treats, MILK in West Hollywood is known for serving up arguably the best desserts in Los Angeles. So, it should come as no surprise that their cookies are the best around. And, while they serve the regular types like chocolate chip cookies, they are known for some pretty unique flavored ones too. Offering flavors ranging from red-velvet chocolate chip, oatmeal, oreo, and iced spiced molasses cookies to their super chunk peanut butter cookies and snickerdoodles, it’ll be tough to select just one. One cookie they are known for is their Ooey Gooey Double Chocolate Cookies.
Deluscious Cookies & Milk
829 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Deluscious is, well, delicious! Choose from a wide array of tasty cookies at this L.A. bakery, including chocolate chip, chocolate candied pecan, cinnamon brulee, oatmeal chocolate, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, sugar cookies and many others! They also offer gluten-free options like vegan fluten free chocolate chip, vegan gluten-free peanut butter, as well as vegan gluten-free oatmeal raisin! Or, opt for their couture cookies! Bite into a ginger spice cookie, a pumpkin spice one, or a tart cherry dark chocolate macadamia nut cookie! Yum.
735 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90017
You really can’t go wrong with whatever flavor you choose here. While this dessert venue is well known for offering cupcakes and ice cream, they also offer a great selection of delicious cookies to go along with their ice cream or to add to a cupcake. Whether you choose a salted oatmeal cornflake cookie, a snickerdoodle, their double chocolate cookie or a plain chocolate chip cookie, you’ll be blown away at the taste. Their chocolate chip cookie is made with morsels of semisweet callebaut chocolate chips folded into a buttery golden-brown cookie. Grab one, or go home with a dozen!
926 Broxton Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Westwood’s Diddy Riese is practically an LA institution at this point. Reaching legendary status in the dessert world, it’s not uncommon to find lines literally down the street for a chance at their cookies and ice cream. In fact, many patrons make ice cream sandwiches out of the two here. The first thing you’ll notice when you walk in is the huge counter filled to the brim with their soft cookies. Opening their doors in 1983, they have been serving high quality cookies since then at great prices. Flavors include chocolate chip with walnuts, white chocolate macadamia nut, peanut butter, double chocolate chip, white chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin nut, chocolate with white chocolate, sugar cinnamon, candy, and chocolate chip. One thing is for sure: you won’t be sorry on your way out as you’re biting into a cookie or ice cream surrounded by their freshly baked cookies.
235 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Thomas Keller is known for great restaurants. Beverly Hills’ Bouchon Bakery can easily be included among Keller’s great institutions. The bakery, known for its artisanal breads, traditional French desserts and confections serves a variety of treats including cookies. The most well-known and sought after cookie is the TKO, or the Thomas Keller Oreo cookie. It’s exactly what it sounds like. Oreo cookies with filling in between make for a favorite. Other flavors include their TLC, or oatmeal pecan cookie, a chocolate chunk, and an oatmeal raisin cookie.
3156 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039
This Atwater Village bakery has made quite a name for itself over the past several years. The bakery, which serves croissants, cakes, quiches, and more, also serves a variety of cookies like their delicious ginger molasses cookie, a chocolate chip cookie and and oatmeal current cookie. It’s a definite must visit if you’re a fan of baked goods.
7807 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
At Cake Monkey, their goal is to make each and every customer happy. That isn’t hard to do at Cake Monkey when they serve some of the best baked goods around. Owner Lisa Olin and Executive Pastry Chef and partner Elizabeth Belkind serve a full roster of baked goods like their great cookies. A great selection is available including summer camp chocolate chip, chocolate locket cookies, vegan spicy chocolate banana cookies, as well as a gingerbread sandwich cookie made with orange scented buttercream between two cookies. For more, try their ‘Nuff Said cookie, a chocolate crumble cookie with marshmallow, dark chocolate, pecans, cocoa krispies and Fleur d Sel.
Grand Central Market
317 S Broadway Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Stop by their original Silverlake location, their Echo Park location or the Grand Central Market bakery for some great cookies. Founded by partners Stan and award-winning chocolatier, chef, and James Beard finalist cookbook author Valerie Gordon in 2004, you won’t want to pass on their Durango Cookies or their Gingersnap cookies. A modern interpretation of a classic confections, their Durgango cookies are thin, and buttery with a crispy exterior and a chewy center.
143 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Walking into Sycamore Kitchen, you immediately notice the grand outdoor patio that diners love about this La Brea Avenue eatery. But, while that’s a plus, the food and baked goods here are the real stars. Once inside, a counter full of desserts, pastries and confections is on display for you to choose from. Cookies include their wildly popular rice crispy cookie, as well as an oatmeal toffee cookie, a chocolate hazelnut fudge cookie, and a sugar cookie. The fennel butter cookie is also great though.
328 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
This all American bakery with locations throughout L.A. offers home-style dessert favorites baked entirely from scratch. On the menu at this old-school dessert focused eatery are a number of great options so it might be tough to choose just one. From cupcakes to layer-cakes and puddings, everything here is great. But, make room for the cookies and bars, as they are equally tasty. From frosted sugar cookies to chocolate chip cookies and snickerdoodles, you can’t go wrong with whatever you decide to order here.
1014 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Santa Monica’s Huckleberry has long been a great place to stop by for baked goods. Under their sweets menu, you’ll have your pick of cookies ranging in flavor from whole wheat chocolate chip, gingerbread, whole wheat shortbread, chocolate chocolate, vegan peanut butter, oatmeal raisin and even gluten-free options.