The 2023 Great Chicago Cookie Box

A curated selection of cookies from eight beloved local bakeries, showcasing the diverse flavors that define Chicago. From international influences to local delights, each bite tells a delicious story.



Take a tasty tour of classic Chicago bakeries from the comfort of your home! This sought-after gift provides a delectable sampling of Chicago’s culinary diversity, showcasing a bounty of international and local flavors that make Chicago so delicious.


Our curated box features 34 mouthwatering cookies sourced from 8 renowned Chicago bakeries, each contributing a unique and delightful touch to this sweet collection:

  • Argentine Alfajores in traditional coconut  and chocolate from Lucila’s Alfajores in Ravenswood.
  • CPS Lunchroom Cookies and Peanut Butter  Cookies from Lady Di’s Bakery in Ashburn.
  • French Butter Cookies and Cocoa Almond Stars from St. Roger Abbey in Wilmette.
  • German Pfeffernüsse  and Almond Florentines from Weber’s Bakery in Garfield Ridge.
  • Greek Kourebiedes and Melamakarona from Hellas Pastry in Lincoln Square.
  • Italian Flag Cookies and Anise Biscotti  from Palermo Bakery in Norridge.
  • Mexican Hojarascas and Pecan Cookies from El Nopal Bakery in Little Village.
  • Puerto Rican Polvorones con Guava and Meringues from San Juan Bakery in Humboldt Park.


As a delightful bonus, the box includes:

  • A keepsake booklet detailing each cookie and the fascinating stories behind the bakeries.
  • A Buy-One-Get-One voucher for any Chicago Foodways public food tour, allowing you to explore the culinary delights of the city in person.
  • Personalized gift messages are available upon ordering.

Additional Details:

To ensure optimal freshness and preserve distinct flavors, we seal each cookie in cellophane shortly after baking. We then thoughtfully pack them in festive protective fill. Please note that the product offering may vary slightly based on availability, with substitutions made for similar items. All products either contain nuts or are produced in a bakery that handles nuts.

Take a flavorful plunge into Chicago’s nieghborhoods with this unique and irresistible gift. Please be aware that Chicago Foodways Tour Certificates are not valid for the purchase of this item. The item is non-refundable.

Quantities are limited to ensure peak freshness. Place your order today.

Additional information

Ship Date

Ships on December 12, 2023, Ships on December 19, 2023

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