By McKenzie Otteson feature writer for My Local Utah
August 4th is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. A day when all diets go out the window. Summer is quickly coming to a close, so there is little need to worry about the extra calories of a chocolate chip cookie. Right?
Diets aside now are the perfect time to support your local favorite cookie shop today and order some delicious chocolate chip cookies—or any of their other yummy cookies if a classic chocolate chip cookie isn’t your style. Here are some of the best local cookie shops across the state of Utah.
Local Cookie Co- South Jordan
Began in 2020, after the owner’s youngest daughter had the idea of a bake sale. After a few years of doing bake sales and donating their proceeds to local charities, they started a business. Local Cookie has several different cookies and treats to choose from. If you’re looking for the classic chocolate chip cookie, then order their milk chocolate chip cookie or their semi-sweet chocolate chip cookie.
Chip Cookies- 8 locations throughout Utah
Pregnancy cravings are a real deal. They are so real they inspired a young couple to start a cookie company! Thanks to those pregnancy cravings, Chip brings a lot of joy to people across the state. The warm gooey chocolate chip cookie was first on their menu. So don’t pass up an opportunity to experience their OG which is a warm, gooey, yummy, chocolate chip cookie!
The Fat Cookie Company- Ivins Utah
Since 2018 The Fat Cookie Company has been creating delicious cookies of the week. Most of their cookies are inspired and created from family recipes with a story and memory. These cookies are the best to take to an event or family party to bring joy to your loved one’s faces when they take a bite of one of these yummy cookies. Order a chocolate chip cookie or pick up their chocolate chip cookie dough so you can make memories of making cookies with loved ones.
Goodly Cookies- Provo and Salt Lake City
Late-night cravings for something sweet as college students usually don’t end in a business idea but for Brandon and Clay, it did. They frequently craved a cookie late at night after a day’s worth of school and homework. That craving then turned into a business idea that began by finding an award-winning pastry chef who helped create a yummy menu. Goodly Cookies has hours like no other cookie company. On weeknights, they are open until 11 and on weekends until Midnight. Nothing like a warm chocolate chip cookie in the late evening before a good night’s rest. Order The Goodly General to satisfy your cravings for a freshly baked cookie with gooey chocolate chips. They even have The Duchess of Goodly which is for all the cookie lovers who need a gluten-free option. Goodly Cookies has your back if you have a gluten intolerance or allergy!
Sloth Cookies- St. George
Beginning fall 2019 Sloth Cookies has been providing better cookie experiences throughout the St. George area. They believe in slowing down the eating process and enjoying the whole savory moment of each yummy bite. Each of their cookies is uniquely named so their traditional chocolate chip cookie is named the Edmonton after Edmonton Sloth 1756-1790. Edmonton Sloth originated in England and joined the British Army which led to the war, but he was a little slow, so he decided to resign and spend the rest of his days baking and selling cookies So today is the day to order the Edmonton in celebration of national chocolate chip cookie day.
Ruby Snap- Salt Lake City
With passion, drive, and a love for baking, Tami Steggell started her cookie business Ruby Snap in 2008. She believes in putting fresh ingredients into each of her cookies. Her classic chocolate chip cookie is called the Trudy. It was inspired by an old family recipe.
Suss Cookie Company- Midway and Provo
Looking to make your grandma’s day but she lives out of state? Suss Cookie Co can help you! Suss Cookie Co delivers cookies nationwide. How cool is that? They have a classic chocolate chip cookie that is so yummy you can order for yourself or send them to someone in any state.
Dirty Dough Cookies- Pleasant Grove, Vineyard, Saratoga Springs, and Spanish Fork
From college, late nights in dorm rooms to a business Dirty Dough was another college contemplated dream that became a reality. Dirty Dough’s chocolate chip cookie combines both semi-sweet and milk chocolate chips to increase the flavor of the cookie.
Crave Cookies- Midvale, West Valley, Sandy, and Draper
Nostalgic memories of cooking with grandma in the kitchen and eating warm homemade cookies are what started Crave Cookies. Never forget the memories that cookies bring to mind, especially with grandma. Crave makes stuffed chocolate chip cookies! Now that is unique! More chocolate chips in the middle make the cookie gooier and more savory.
Twisted Sugar- Several locations across Northern Utah
Sugary drinks and cookies make for a delicious duo. Twisted Sugar specializes in both allowing for endless opportunities for creation. Twisted Sugar has a yummy chocolate chip cookie that you can get across the state of Utah. Stop by your closest Twisted Sugar for a cookie and a drink!