Seven Great Cookie Bakeries in Seattle

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A collection of Christmas cookies near ornaments and holly
Low Rider has seasonal selections and cookie cake slices. | Photo via Low Rider Cookie Company

ICYMI, National Cookie Day was Sat., Dec. 4 — but the sugar rush is just getting started. With the holidays upon us, everyone will be on the hunt for the perfect sweet treats to liven up parties + sprinkle around general merriment. 🎉

Luckily, Seattle has no shortage of wonderful shops with tempting creations, from delectable chocolate chip classics to nostalgia-driven snickerdoodles, and beyond. Below are some of our favorites that are totally sah-weet.

🍪 Batch Baking Company

📍808 12th Ave.
⏰ Tues.-Wed., Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Those with a taste for nostalgia must try out this Capitol Hill shop, which specializes in after-school specials like snickerdoodles, Squareos + Nutter Butters. It also bakes fortune cookies with custom-messages inside.

🍪 Low Rider Cookie Company

📍2407 E. Union St.
⏰ Wed.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

It’s worth visiting this Central District favorite — with an outpost in Georgetown — for the comforting smell alone. But the perfectly chewy selections are always on point, and the cookie cake slices are truly decadent delights.

🍪 Hello Robin

📍2570 NE. University Village St.
⏰ Daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

One of Seattle’s most popular cookie destinations in the U District + Capitol Hill built a rep for seasonal hits (there are hot cocoa cookies, y’a’ll), as well as playful takes on old standbys, including Mackle-smores and Totes Oats.

A cookie with rainbow sprinkles, next to a chocolate one and a chocolate chip selection on top of a paper that says Hello Robin
Hello Robin serves rotating flavors, plus cookie ice cream sandwiches. | Photo via Hello Robin

🍪 Macadons

📍9828 16th Ave. SW.
⏰ Mon.-Wed., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

No matter what side of the “cookie vs. confection” debate you’re on — the themed macarons at this White Center shop are the perfect pick-me-up. ith a variety of creative flavors such as Cap’N Crunch Berry + Thai tea, there’s something to satisfy every sweet tooth.

🍪 The Flora Bakehouse

📍1511 S. Lucille St.
⏰ Daily, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

The South Seattle offshoot to venerated vegan sensation Cafe Flora is all about great pastries + coffee, with a small-but-mighty selection of cookies in the glass case, including molasses ginger and a satisfying chocolate chip take.

🍪 Shikorina Pastries

📍2418 E. Union St.
⏰ Tues.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Touting its use of organic ingredients, this newcomer is already making an impression with unique cookies like oatmeal white chocolate + festive rainbow sprinkles. Oh yeah, the shop bakes its own Pop Tarts, too.

🍪 Pinckney Cookie Cafe

📍9828 16th Ave. SW.
⏰ Mon.-Wed., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Based out in Kirkland, as well as some area farmers markets, this bakery makes a mean Brown Sugar Bourbon Spice variety. Those dining vegan or gluten-free can also find wonderful items in six different flavors.