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10 Places to Get Gourmet Cookies in NOLA

07:00 December 11, 2023
By: Presley Tyler

Since the holiday season is here, now is the time to find the perfect place for holiday sweet treats. This time of the year is perfect for indulging in delicious desserts, and New Orleans has a plethora of bakeries that offer all kinds of holiday treats.

However, sometimes, gourmet cookies can be hard to find. In New Orleans, there are several local bakeries, bakers, and companies that offer decadent cookies that are perfect for enjoying this holiday season. These bakeries also tend to offer customizable cookie options, which are perfect for all kinds of occasions and events.

10 Places to Get Gourmet Cookies in NOLA

1. Nola Cookie Co.

420 Hickory Ave., (504) 345-9005, nolacookieco.com

[Nola Cookie Co., Website]

Nola Cookie Co. is a New Orleans business offering fresh-baked gourmet cookies, brownies, pralines, and more. Nola Cookie Co.'s sweets are always made with 100% pure vanilla and butter.

This cookie company offers catering services, wholesale, corporate gifts, and individual orders. While the main store is located on Hickory Avenue, Nola Cookie Co. offers a "pickup hub" at 1961 Treasure St. This location is pick-up only and customers must order in advance.

2. Gracious Bakery

Multiple Locations, graciousbakery.com

[Gracious Bakery, Website]

Gracious Bakery has three different locations, there is one located in Uptown, one in the Garden District, and one on St. Charles. This bakery first opened in New Orleans in 2012 and, since then, has gained much popularity throughout the city and surrounding areas.

Gracious Bakery's desserts are available in-store, for delivery, and for catering. The bakery's selection of cookies includes chocolate chip, gingersnap, and oatmeal raisin.

3. Fleur Baking Co.


[Fleur Baking Co., Facebook]

Fleur Baking Co. makes custom, decorated cookies for all sorts of occasions in a home-based bakery. All of the cookies Fleur Baking Co. makes are topped with vanilla royal icing and the two flavors of cookies to choose from are the signature vanilla almond sugar cookies or the original vanilla bean sugar cookies.

There is a two dozen order minimum and orders are to be placed one or two months in advance to ensure you receive your order on time. If your interested in learning how to make your own custom cookies, Fleur Baking Co. has the option of booking a cookie class with the bakery.

4. Beka's Dozen

721 Washington Ave., (504) 812-0866, bekas-dozen.business.site

[Beka's Dozen, Website]

Beka's Dozen is a casual, at-home bakery with a passion for delicious sweets. Cookie and cupcake gift boxes are available for purchase and would make a great present for the holidays.

The gift box is comprised of six cookies, two mini cupcakes, and two regular cookies that all made from scratch and wrapped in a box. Beka's Dozen's cookie flavors include s'mores cookies and sugar cookies.

5. Cookies By Iris

233 Madelyn Ln., River Ridge, (504) 559-3677, facebook.com/cookiesbyiris

[Cookies By Iris, Facebook]

Cookies By Iris offers homemade cookies made completely from scratch to the New Orleans area. The cookies are customizable and can be decorated with various hand-crafted designs.

Whether the cookies are for a Christmas party or for a special occasion, these unique cookies will make for the perfect dessert. Orders may be made through Facebook or over the phone.

6. Luna Blanca Baking Co.

Luling, (504) 470-5745, lunablancabakingco.com

[Luna Blanca Baking Co., Facebook]

Luna Blanca Baking Co. is an order-only, home-based kitchen that provides custom cookies. Orders can be placed on the bakery's website under the "custom cookie inquiry" section.

Delivery is not available, so all orders must be picked up at the pick-up location in Luling, Louisiana. Luna Blanca Baking Co.'s cookie flavors include almond, vanilla bean, chocolate, birthday cake, and seasonal flavors.

7. Carla's Confections

(504) 330-5000, facebook.com/Carlaconfections

[Carla's Confections, Facebook]

Carla's Confections bakes sugar cookies cookies that are completely customizable for any theme or event. Cookie orders may be placed via phone call, Facebook message, or email.

Carla's Confections also offers DIY cookie kits and is now taking orders for its Christmas cookie kit. This cookie kit comes with six or 12 Christmas themed cookies, three bags of icing, and three packs of sprinkles.

8. Cookies By Design

3535 Severn Ave. STE 5, (504) 455-8777, cookiesbydesign.com

[Cookies By Design, Facebook]

Cookies by Design specializes in gourmet cookie arrangements, as well as cookie cakes. The arrangements are filled with the bakery's signature fresh-baked sugar cookies that are customizable and hand-decorated.

Cookies By Design also offers intricate cookie bouquets and there are numerous bouquets designs to choose from. If you can't make it to the bakery to try these unique cookies, you can have your cookies delivered in the areas from Destrehan to New Orleans.

9. Flavor Creations Cookies

(504) 329-6612, flavorcreationsnola.com

[Flavor Creations Cookies, Facebook]

Flavor Creations Cookies has all your cookie needs, this bakery offers personalized cookies, DIY cookie kits, holiday cookies, and traditional cookies. The personalized cookies can be decorated in whatever theme you desire and will be the perfect addition to an event.

The holiday cookies are decorated sugar cookies that are the perfect sweet treat for the holidays. The traditional cookies are fresh, homestyle, baked-to-order cookies.

10. JCB Creations

5418 S. Rocheblave St., (504) 324-9933, jcbcreations.com

JCB Creations, Website

JCB Creations opened in 2006 and uses a family recipe for butter-almond shortbread cookies. The location of JCB Creations is actually the owner's residential address, and they have requested that customers make appointments rather than showing up unannounced.

JCB Creations takes custom cookie request, but the order must be made seven days in advance. A dozen custom cookies starts off at $28, but depending on the intricacy of the design, that price may increase.

Gourmet Cookies in NOLA

When it comes to planning holiday events, finding the perfect dessert item for gatherings can be stressful, but you can never go wrong with gourmet cookies. Also, as we all know, the night Santa Claus comes to visit will be here soon. On that night, Mr. Claus will be expecting a display of cookies and milk. This year, surprise Santa with decadent, gourmet cookies that were made right here in New Orleans.

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