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[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

At $2 each, cookies from ABC Kitchen may be one of the best finds from a restaurant where the food is great but the prices aren't quite friendly for everyday visits. Smoothies here are certainly worth a detour, but again, they come at a price. Drop by the ABC Home entrance to the cafe section of ABC Kitchen, and at the counter where you order smoothies, there will be cookies (along with muffins!) displayed under a glass dome. The cookies rotate from time to time but there are three favorites you can rely upon.

First is Mint-Chocolate, a flat and wide cookie with plenty of powdered sugar, a soft melt-in-your mouth treat. The mint element is bold, like a glamorous version of Thin Mint cookies crossed with After Eight chocolates. The Dark Chocolate-White Chocolate cookie features a chewy dark chocolate base and not chips, but tiny shards of white chocolate in every bite. If your heart is set on the chewy Oatmeal-Cherry with nearly equal parts sweet dried cherries and oatmeal, come early—that one sells out fast.

ABC Kitchen

35 East 18th St, New York NY 10003 (map)
212-475-5829
abckitchennyc.net

About the author: Originally from Honolulu, Kathy YL Chan writes A Passion For Food, where she chronicles her eats and travels adventures between Hawai'i, New York and beyond. She firmly believes that there is always room for dessert.

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