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10 Best Cookies in Austin

A Guide to the Most Delicious Treats in the Capital City

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip cookie? Some prefer soft and gooey. Some prefer crispy. Some cakey. Whatever your preference, take this day as an excuse to indulge. We’ve made a list of 10 places around Austin known to have the best cookies to accommodate the chocolate chip lover in you. And if you don’t love chocolate chips, we’ve got you covered too!

Tiny Boxwoods

Originally only in Houston, this fine restaurant has recently made its way to Austin, and our city is better for it. They serve up surprisingly delectable cookies! It’s one of their specialties that you don’t want to miss.

Tiff’s Treats

Can anyone pass up warm cookies delivered straight to your door? With milk? If you’ve never had a Tiff’s Treat, you are missing out on some of the most buttery, gooey delights of the city.


When you mix two incredible things, you get one heavenly concoction of sugary goodness. And that’s what you’d call a Moojo. Freshly-baked cookies stuffed with gobs of creamy ice-cream. Oh boy!


Yes, this cookie is as big as it looks on camera. True to form, Pieous sells cookies that are the size of pies. Perfect for sharing—or not. We won’t judge if you can’t resist eating the whole thing. 😉


Quack’s 43rd St. Bakery

Quack’s is a classic favorite in the Hyde Park neighborhood, so of course it has some of the best cookies around. You’ll find your favorite standards as well as some unique flavors, such as Ginger Krinkle and Czech Tea Cake.

Sweetish Hill Bakery

This bakery has been serving cookies since 1975 and for good reason; they know how to bake cookies that keep your mouth watering. Try one, and you’ll definitely be coming back for more.

The Steeping Room

If you’re vegan, look no further than The Steeping Room’s vegan cookies. They are one of the best cookies in the city. Settle in with a plate full and some tea.

Upper Crust Bakery

Over the last 28 years, this iconic bakery in the Rosedale area has built its lasting reputation purely from raving fans who keep coming back. Just like the rest of their baked goods, their cookies top the charts. You might just become a raving fan yourself.

Walton’s Fancy and Staple

At Walton’s you’re in for more than just a cookie. With a winsome atmosphere of florals and charm, paired with irresistible cookies, you’re perfectly staged for a decadent cookie-eating experience.

Wildwood Bakehouse

You don’t find a lot of restaurants that only house gluten free items, so we’re lucky to have this hidden gem in Austin. They’re baking up gluten-free cookies that are winning people’s taste buds one at a time.


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