[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

At LIC Market, just steps off the 7 train at the first stop in Queens, Oatmeal Cookies are gigantic round saucers. They're slightly crunchy along the edges, but other than that, chewy all the way though with chubby little raisins and toasted oats. A homey cookie with a gentle sweetness thanks to brown sugar, it's the sort of snack you'd want to eat warm and pair with a glass of milk (though their housemade lemonade, tart with only bit of sugar, is great second bet). At $1.75 apiece they're bargains, tucked inside a glass cookie jar near the entrance of the market-restaurant.

LIC Market
21-52 44th Drive, Long Island City, NY 11101 (map) 718-361-0013 licmarket.com

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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