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Antoinette Baking Company

Orange Chocolate Chip | Tulsa

WOW.  That’s all I can say about the Orange Chocolate Chip Cookie from Antoinette Baking Company.  WOW.  This is the most unique cookie I’ve tried since starting this cookie tour, and clearly I’ve tried a lot!  Most people wouldn’t think to pair orange and chocolate, so I love the creativity Antoinette displayed in creating this cookie.  

The orange is somehow infused into the dough.  It tastes like they squeezed fresh oranges directly into the mixer just before stirring in the chips.  The orange isn’t overwhelming; it pairs perfectly with the chocolate chips.  This large, chewy cookie has so much personality.  It’s worth every penny and every calorie.  Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind cookie!    

The Cookie Tour Stop

Antoinette is a beautiful bakery in the Tulsa Arts District near downtown.  I’m convinced that they can do no wrong when it comes to baking.  Gorgeous cakes, creative cookies, coffee, the works.  They also just started making their own ice cream, and I can’t wait to go back to try it.  You know my philosophy: the best thing to pair with cookies is ice cream!  Every year, Antoinette hosts the Tulsa Cookie Crawl.  My friends and I went crawling this year and it was a blast.  Since there were so many of us, I think we bought almost every cookie they bake.  Check out all the fun options below!


While You’re There

Take a trip around the Tulsa Arts District.  It’s a hub for delicious fare, cool bars, and unique shops.  Just down the street you’ll find one of Oklahoma’s best craft breweries, Prairie Artisan Ales.  I also really enjoyed my trip to another of Antoinette’s neighbors, Laffa, for incredible Mediterranean food.  You could spend your whole afternoon and evening wandering the streets, so plan to stay a while when you make this cookie stop.

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Torchy’s Tacos


When you think of a taco shop, you don’t normally think of chocolate chip cookies.  That’s why these cookies aren’t normal.  The Lil’ Nookies at Torchy’s Tacos are bite-sized balls of dough deep fried in a delicious batter.  They blew my mind!  They came out warm, gooey and oozing with chocolate.  That was the first time I’d had fried cookie dough balls, and it certainly won’t be the last. 



Torchy’s is known for its unique tacos, so you can’t go wrong with any of them.  Their sides are also crazy good.  Just take a look at the photo - I ordered everything!  Their queso and refried black beans are two of my favorites.  And of course, they pair well with the Lil’ Nookies.  


I visited their location on South Congress in Austin, but lucky for you, they have locations across Texas and Oklahoma.  If you do find yourself in Austin, take a walk down South Congress.  There are lots of stores that are truly one-of-a-kind where you can find that perfect souvenir to remind you to “Keep Austin Weird.”  

Anthony's Cookies


Anthony's is a cookie-lover's Heaven.  During my trip to San Francisco, everyone asked if I'd been to Anthony's.  It was my last stop, and in my opinion, it was the best.  When you walk in, there's pretty much only a counter where you order.  And behind the counter, there are cookies.  ONLY cookies.  Pan after pan, stacked on baking racks, there are cookies of all types ready to be eaten.  To order, you look at a chalkboard menu, where the available cookies are charmingly marked with a check.  I, of course, went for the Classic Chocolate Chip.  It did not disappoint! 

I ordered the one ounce size, which fit in my palm and allowed me to have room to try other types of cookies.  The classic was just the right amount of crispy on the outside and had a light, gooey center.  The chip-to-dough ratio was 50/50.  In my opinion, this cookie lived up to its name.  It was classic, simple and delicious.  Next time I'm in San Fran, I'm ordering four.


Try everything!  My second type was Cookies & Cream.  It had the same perfect texture as the Classic Chocolate Chip, but it tasted just like cookies & cream ice cream.  It would be amazing dipped in a cold glass of milk.  I'm convinced that you can't go wrong at Anthony's!



You can find Anthony’s Cookies in the Mission District.  It’s a little off the beaten path from the typical tourist stops, but well worth the trip.