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.
The Futile Bakery
399 Waller Avenue #130
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)
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
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
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.
400 East Third Street
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.
433 Jersey Street
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.
2160 Sir Barton Way
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)
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.