If you’re in the market for cookies, be it just a good classic chocolate chip or something new– as well as gluten-free or vegan options– here are just a few of the places you can turn to in Lexington.

Local Bakeries

The Futile Bakery

399 Waller Avenue #130

(859) 687-0141

https://thefutilegourmet.com/

The Futile Bakery’s menu changes each week, bringing a fresh roster of sweet treats to the table including an assortment of cookies. With flavors like Salted Chocolate Chunk and oatmeal raisin, you’ll want to try them all! You can find their weekly menu on their Instagram.

The Bourbon Bakery

720 Henry Clay Boulevard (at the Liberty Road Cafe)

(859) 361-9787

https://bourbonbakery.com/

Butterscotch? Peanut butter? Oatmeal raisin? The Bourbon Bakery has you covered, as do they with offerings such as rum cake and banana nut muffins (and, of course, bourbon balls. Lots and lots of bourbon balls.) They also offer several gluten-free options.

Garrison’s Buttercream Bakery

200 Whitfield Drive

(385) 422-2253

https://garrisonsbuttercream.com/

While the star of the show at Garrison’s are their cupcakes topped with rich buttercream frosting, you can also get yourself a delicious sugar cookie with buttercream, or even a buttercream cookie sandwich.

Magee’s Baking Co.

726 East Main Street

(859) 255-9481

https://mageesbakery.com/

Magee’s has been a Lexington staple since the 1960s, offering a full breakfast and lunch menu as well as their beloved pastries, mainly donuts and danishes. However, they also offer seasonal cookies, which you can call ahead to reserve as they’re often in high demand around various holidays throughout the year.

Martine’s Pastries

400 East Third Street

(859) 231-9110

https://martinespastries.com/

Martine’s is known for their assortment of treats, be it their beautifully intricate wedding cakes or their other sweets like eclairs and tiramisu. They also offer two delightful fresh cookies year-round, chocolate chip and peanut butter, as well as rotating seasonal dessert offers.

Chains

Insomnia Cookie

433 Jersey Street

(859) 654-0653

https://insomniacookies.com/

This national chain not only delivers cookies straight to your door but is open until the early hours of the morning for all your midnight cookie (and brownie and ice cream) cravings. Additionally, Insomnia Cookie has several vegan cookie options, as well as a version of their chocolate chip that is both plant-based and gluten-free.

Crumbl

2160 Sir Barton Way

(859) 977-9525

https://crumblcookies.com/

Crumbl cookies are all the rage right now, and if you’re not already converted, you just might be after trying any of their signature cookies (think flavors like Red Velvet White Chip and Boston Creme Pie) or their ice cream. Their menu changes each week, so be on the lookout for new cookies to try.

Great American Cookies

3401 Nicholasville Road, Space 134 (Located inside Fayette Mall)

(859) 273-8888

https://www.greatamericancookies.com/

A quintessential part of every trip to Fayette Mall is a stop by Great American Cookies, where you can get yourself any assortment of baked goods from their iconic M&M-filled cookies to their cookie cakes. You can also place carryout and delivery orders online.