Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? Us, probably. But you'll never find the evidence. Extremely easy to eat and absolutely delicious, cookies bring nothing but joy – something we could all use a little more of these days. From the age-old chocolate chip cookie to fancier versions chock full of nuts and other things, here's where to score some of the best cookies in Singapore.
The only thing nasty about these baked creations (from $4.20) are their monstrous size, not that we're complaining. Each cookie comes loaded with gourmet ingredients – so you can expect quality toppings that range from premium dark couverture chocolate to salty, crunchy pretzels. But the best part has got to be the gooey filling (choose from options like Nutella and dulce de leech) in the middle of each chewy circle, piped directly into each cookie upon order.
It might be an ice cream parlour, but most diners are here for Kooks' molten lava cookie that oozes with a gooey centre filled with either chocolate or matcha. Choose to have it with a scoop of ice cream (from $8.80) for the ultimate sugar rush.
What started out as an homage to his father’s old-school confectionery is now a modern bakehouse filled with goods inspired by our local heritage. The cookies, in particular, come in familiar flavours of gula Melaka ($19.80) and kueh kosui ($19.80). Other unique creations also include the cereal prawn cookies ($19.80) with flecks of dried shrimp and the goreng pisang ($19.80) with banana chips and bread crumb coating to recreate the popular fried street snack.
Known to be the best cookies in England, there's a reason why these chunky, gooey cookies are much coveted. True to its slogan, "baking with chunks, not chips" these cookies are generous with its chocolate quota. Bestsellers include Triple Chunk Chocolate Cookie ($2.95) and Peanut Butter and Milk Chocolate Cookie ($2.95). The trick is to eat them warm.
You can smell the baked goods before you even catch a glimpse of the stall – a mark of a good cookie place. The classic chocolate chip cookie is light and crisp but far from dry and being too crumbly. Even with less sugar used – in a bid to make healthier cookies – these are some of the better-tasting cookies out there.
This charming retail outlet serves up some of the most delicious, and unique cookies. It might come with a slightly pricey tag ($32-$38) but where else can you find tom yam and nasi lemak cookies? We recommend giving these cookies as souvenirs to friends from out of town for them to bring him a slice of Singapore in an easy-to-eat bite.
Originally from Bangkok, this dessert place puts a spin to how to eat a good ol' cookie. Dressing a cookie with a scoop of ice cream and assorted toppings, the cookie becomes a dessert dish itself. Get the decadent Choc-A-Lot ($8.90) for a lava cake experience or the Monster Matcha ($8.90) if you're a big fan of green tea.
No stranger to the game, Famous Amos has been around for decades and still very much the top dog. There's a reason why so many are still hooked to the cookies at Famous Amos – bite-sized, crunchy and the simple flavours make them easy to get addicted to.