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<strong>An assortment of the many tasty treats available at Ali's Cookies in Marietta. They also deliver locally and ship nationwide and you can order from their website (click the photo to check it out).</strong>

An assortment of the many tasty treats available at Ali's Cookies in Marietta. They also deliver locally and ship nationwide and you can order from their website (click the photo to check it out).


1) Ali’s Cookie’s

You say, “Definitely Ali’s. They are worth the drive to Marietta no matter where you are! I can’t even pick out a favorite, because every cookie I have eaten from there is divine.”

2) Alon’s

3) The Cookie Studio

4) Bear Maker Bakery

5) Mr. K’s Cookies

The Cherry Ginger Explosion (on top) and the crackly Spicy Ginger cookies are just two of the flavor revelations at Decatur's Cookie Studio.

The Cherry Ginger Explosion (on top) and the crackly Spicy Ginger cookies are just two of the flavor revelations at Decatur's Cookie Studio.


1) The Cookie Studio

We say, “Dive into a box of these big, hearty discs of sweet goodness, and do something good at the same time. This Decatur shop donates a portion of its proceeds to the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children. From the spicy ginger to the white chocolate macadamia, everything they bake here is a luscious treat.”

2) Joli Kobe’s macaroons

3) Ali’s Cookies

4) Cakes & Ale’s Phatty Cakes

5) Henri’s Bakery

294 comments Add your comment

Lil B

July 30th, 2010
8:32 am

The Little European Bakery in Sandy Springs- the chocolate chewies are amazing. Everything else is pretty darn good as well. I hate to say it, but Whole Foods cookies are some of the best.

Tama McGee

July 30th, 2010
9:56 am

Bearmaker Bakery!!!! Best cookies, brownies, etc. Nice guys and amazing baked goods!!!

cookie boy

July 30th, 2010
11:18 am

HMMMMMMMMMMMM . . . . . . . . . . . tough decision . . . . oh, wait a sec, it’s clearly The Cookie Studio . . . . . simply the BEST cookies in all of Atlanta . . . and I should now, cause I’m

cookie boy!!!!

Cookie Man

July 30th, 2010
11:32 am

Not a tough decision at all. It is ALI’S COOKIES. They are even better than the best. Probably the best cookies anywhere. I know better than a mere boy…… cause I am cookie MAN.
By the way, their cakes and cupcakes are great too.


July 30th, 2010
12:41 pm

Kent’s Country Cookies available on line or at Whole Foods. Kent is a 5 time NFL Pro Bowl Football Star who has made a business out of baking his grandmother’s homemade chocolate chip cookie recipes. Having also played football for the Ga. Tech, his company is headquartered here and named some of cookie flavor’s after his alma mater. I’m partial to the Ya’ll Give Me Some Milk Yellow Jacket! The best chocolate chip cookies ever!

Steven Wynn

July 30th, 2010
3:15 pm

I have had the best chocolate chip cookies (better than DoubleTrees)at church organizations or girl scouts bake sales. The cookies are usually in sandwich bags and there’s usually about 5 of them for one dollar. They’re especially good (for some reason) at fall bake sales.


July 30th, 2010
5:53 pm

I tried Ali’s Cookies today for the first time. they are AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am convinced. They are the best in Atlanta. I am so glad I read about Ali’s on this page. You must try the Praline Pecan.

Bobby Lich

July 30th, 2010
6:38 pm

Any discussion of cookies must begin and end with Alon’s. That being said, Canvas Foods in Marietta is a close second.

Wendy C

July 30th, 2010
8:14 pm

Mr. K’s Cookies, sold exclusively at the Marietta Square Farmer’s Market, are just amazing. They sell out within minutes of the market opening…mmmmmm.


July 30th, 2010
8:27 pm

Mr. K’s Cookies are SUPER DELICIOUS, and the Koronkowski family are some of the nicest people in the world. I get them at the Marietta Square farmer’s market… the peanut butter scotchies are life-changing!

susan m

July 30th, 2010
9:08 pm

“Mr. K’s Cookies” is a new cookie company. They started selling at the Marietta Square’s Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings. (which is great, too!..fresh veggies and heirloom flowers, etc.) They have super chunky pecan ones and a great vegan carrot cookie! they ship, too. i think about 10 flavors so far. mmmmmm.

The Decatur Cookie Lady

July 30th, 2010
9:24 pm

Being the owner of The Cookie Studio I guess I can call myself The Decatur Cookie Lady. I want to thank everyone who has taken the time to blog about their favorite cookies. I am the quintessential chocolate chip cookie girl and have tasted some really fine ones during my lifetime. I do believe that because everyone has a different palate and that preferences for food vary so greatly among folks that it is difficult to truly say who has the best cookie. That being said, I truly believe that all the bakeries that have been talked about in this blog bring something delicious to the table. So, why limit ourselves to just one place when we have been given a whole host of wonderful places to try! So go out and enjoy the adventure.

C. crowne

July 30th, 2010
9:44 pm

Mr. K’s cookies hands down


July 30th, 2010
10:23 pm

I love Mr K’s cookie’s! The vegan carrot cake cookie and the double chocolate chunk are my favorites! Check them out at the Marietta Farmers Market!


July 30th, 2010
10:57 pm

Cookie Studio in Decatur. Simply scrumptious–and the best.


July 31st, 2010
7:57 am

Love, Love, Love Mr. K’s. Such great flavors. The vegan carrot is soo good. When the weather isn’t so so humid they make an awesome Blackberry snookie with icing it is to die for.


July 31st, 2010
8:30 am

Ali’s cookies!!! Every year my fiance and I get a cookie cake to share on our birthday, which happens to fall on the same day:)


July 31st, 2010
9:57 am

Mr K’s Cookies from Marietta – they are always at the Farmer’s Market at Marietta Square. The BEST!!!


July 31st, 2010
10:07 am

Mr. K’s Cookies at the Marietta Farmer’s Market!! They are hands down the best cookies I’ve ever tasted!

Richard Croker

July 31st, 2010
10:33 am

Mr K’s! O M G! Got milk?


July 31st, 2010
10:55 am

Mr. K’s Cookies rock! Each flavor is amazing and the owners are a great local family.

Nancy A.

July 31st, 2010
12:23 pm

Mr. K’s cookies – Sold at the Marietta Farmer’s Market…AMAZING!


July 31st, 2010
12:24 pm

Have to agree…Mr. K’s at the Farmer’s Market on the Square…fresh awesomeness!

T Rathbone

July 31st, 2010
1:59 pm

Mr. K’s Cookies are OUT of this WORLD! Love them!

Erica Nicole

July 31st, 2010
2:04 pm

Ali’s cookies in East Cobb


July 31st, 2010
2:20 pm


Ga Dawg

July 31st, 2010
2:30 pm


Ali’s cookies are delish BUT She bought the business from Chocolate Chips many years ago. Choc. Chips were the original and very friendly owners who set the standard. I sure wish Ali’s was more customer service related. Quite rude and short with people. The cookie cakes aren’t as tasty as they were years ago either, sadly. But the regular cookies are superb.

Henri’s in Sandy Springs has gone downhill. I used to purchase from them on a weekly basis for my clients and they were perfect. I’ve been in recently and the cookies were NOT edible. I bought 4 different varieties and not a one was even decent!


July 31st, 2010
2:47 pm

Henri’s. Where are the rest of y’all FROM anyway? Surely not ATL.


July 31st, 2010
3:05 pm

It’s funny how you can tell the same person is writing the same posts, just changing their name to some other obviously-made-up name. Ali’s cookies was posted every 10 minutes all of the sudden… lol
People just spam their businesses, I hope best of the A doesn’t really use this to calculate winners.
And I would say Whole Foods cookies are my favorite.


July 31st, 2010
3:27 pm

Cookie Studio…top ingredients cooked in small batches by hands-on ownners. They’ve been vetted and OK’d as a vendor at the selective Farmer’s Market at Cathedral of St. Philip. Absolutely delicious, every single variety. A percent of profits go to charity. Nothing better anywhere, and I’ve tried a lot of cookies over the years.


July 31st, 2010
3:57 pm

Publix in powder springs—good chocolate chip cookies


July 31st, 2010
4:10 pm

Noon|Midtown has the best cookies! People call ahead just to make sure they are not out of them.


July 31st, 2010
4:30 pm

OMG Ali’s cookies are simply a religious experience!!! Every bite is a closer step to GOD!!!
I swear i have an orgasm after every piece & wanted more!!!


July 31st, 2010
6:15 pm

these blogs are just a bunch of hype from store owners, managers, employees, etc. who send repeated posts under different names to act like their store is the “best ever” in atlanta. Most bakeries are the same—cookies are easy to make and a good cookie tastes the same anywhere.

Regular Customer

July 31st, 2010
7:38 pm

All of the Cookie Studio’s offerings are wonderful, but their ginger cookies are out of this world.


July 31st, 2010
7:51 pm

The Cookie Studio has the best cookies!!!!! Not just in Atlanta! I have eaten many cookies in my life and their oatmeal raisin is the best I have ever eaten!!!!


July 31st, 2010
8:03 pm

Ali’s Cookies! Awesome, awesome cookies!! The chocolate chip are to die for. How does Ali stay so thin around all those cookies?


August 1st, 2010
3:48 am

Mr. K’s Cookies at the Marietta Square Farmer’s Market every Saturday morning.


August 2nd, 2010
10:26 am

Cookie Studio in Decatur

Rachael with Atlanta Insurance

August 2nd, 2010
3:01 pm

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!!!! I know where we will be taking out monthly girls day! We’ll be making a few stops.. :)

Rachael with Lloyd Pro Group Insurance


August 2nd, 2010
9:26 pm

I agree with the Doubletree cookie fans.. They are the BEST…and I work for another hotel company. ha!

Cookie lover

August 2nd, 2010
11:11 pm

I neither own nor work for any bakery, but I want to rave about Ali’s cookies. They are the best, and everyone who tastes them agrees.


August 3rd, 2010
8:09 am

Cookie Studio is by far the best and I’m from New York where they have amazing cookies!

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