Tuesday, May 13, 2014

If you give a Charlottean a cookie . . .

Here's my philosophy: If you're going to eat a cookie, make it a really good cookie.

Who has the best cookie? The 12th annual Great Cookie Crumble at 7th Street Public Market on Saturday aimed to pick the best cookie in town.

The winners, in three categories:

Judges' Pick:
1st: Doubletree by Hilton, chocolate chip walnut cookie.
2nd: Jason's Deli Uptown, white chocolate macadamia nut cookie.
3rd: Cloud 9 Confections, chocolate chunk cookie.

People's Choice
1st: Cloud 9 Confections, caramel sea salt cookie.
2nd: Double Tree by Hilton, chocolate chip walnut cookie.
3rd: Coastal Kitchen + Bar, orange ginger cookie with quince jam.

Kids' choice
1st: Salts of the Earth, Mom's triple delight cookie.
2nd: Local Loaf, chai peanut butter cookie.
3rd: Coastal Kitchen, caramel chocolate cookie.