Where to Get the Absolute Best Cookies in America

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Get ready for sweet dreams: We chewed our way from coast to coast in search of the best cookie bakeries. These gems made our list for their magical ability to make everything from gluten-free treats to chocolate chip concoctions to baked creations you never imagined. Friendly warning: When you’re done flipping through this album, you’ll be thirsting for a tall glass of milk.

Chicago, Il — The Cookie Bar

At the small but bustling shop, <a target="_blank" href="http://tinybeans.com/chicago/the-newest-spot-for-gluten-free-cookies/">The Cookie Bar</a>, nibblers don’t have to ask for a special GF menu because <i>everything</i> is gluten free. It's all prepared fresh daily and made from all-natural ingredients (their GMO-free chocolate is from Belgium!). Menu items include old-fashioned favorites like peanut butter cookies and cinnamon sugar donuts, along with inventive newbies like chili-mango macadamia cookies. Read more about their offerings in our story <a target="_blank" href="http://tinybeans.com/chicago/the-newest-spot-for-gluten-free-cookies/&quot; target="_blank">here</a>. Online: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cookiebaronline.com/">cookiebaronline.com</a&gt; <p style="text-align:right;"><i>photo by Kelly Aiglon</i></p>fuck

What cookie shop has your dreaming for their baked goods in your sleep? Share them in the Comments below! 

— Christal Yuen