The Walt Disney World Resort has plenty of cookie options to choose from during your next vacation! So where can you go to find the very best cookies being offered at Disney World right now? We have 13 suggested stops you may want to consider.
13. EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays: Holiday Kitchens
In the spirit of the holiday season, EPCOT’s World Showcase is presenting limited-time Holiday Kitchen setups. While the various Holiday Kitchens all offer diverse global menu tastes for guests to delight in, one of the sweeter features is the fact that many are also participating locations in EPCOT’s official Holiday Cookie Stroll. Where to stop in at and what each location offers include the following:
- Yukon Holiday Kitchen, featuring a Snickers-Doodle Cookie made from Snickers candy bar pieces.
- L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen, presenting a Black and White Cookie in honor of Hanukkah.
Related: Celebrating Hanukkah the Disney Way
- American Holiday Table offering a Chocolate Crinkle Cookie made using Dove Dark Chocolate.
- Bavaria Holiday Kitchen, featuring their delicious Linzer Cookie.
- Holiday Hearth Desserts, serving up traditional Gingerbread Cookies in addition to a special Salted Caramel Spaceship Earth Cookie.
- Holiday Sweets & Treats, dishing out their Redemption Cookie.
If you get off course during the Holiday Cookie Stroll you can head to this permanent fixture over at the Germany Pavilion. Here you’ll find a vast away of sweet treats including several delightfully decadent cookie offerings. One of their most favored menu items is the Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookie. Other highly enjoyed picks include their Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookie, Peanut Butter Caramel Crunch Cookie, and German Chocolate Chip Cookie with Pecans.
11. BoardWalk Bakery
You’ll find plenty of palate-pleasing hits on the menu at this famed establishment over at Disney’s BoardWalk scene. But if you’re sticking strictly with cookie offerings, they sport a delicious Snickerdoodle worth biting into.
10. Trolley Car Café
Over at this quick-service stop, on location at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, contested carrot cake lovers can take delight in a cookie rendition of the aforementioned with their highly praised specialty Carrot Cake Cookie. A confectionary marvel in the way that it dually delivers delectableness in regards to two dessert favorites in one, the Carrot Cookie incorporates moist carrot cake-consistency slices, sandwiched together by a rich cream cheese-like frosting.
9. The Market
When is a chocolate chip cookie not just an ordinary chocolate chip cookie? When it goes super! And that’s just what you’ll find at this quick pick of Pixar Place, also located within Hollywood Studios. They come in the form of Jack-Jack’s Num Num Cookies. Made popular through Disney-Pixar’s The Incredibles and Incredibles II, these gargantuan-sized gooey good morsels pack all the deliciousness of classic chocolate chip cookies (mixed slightly with a bit of muffin/cupcake inspiration) into a robustly escalated format in both taste as well as size.
8. Backlot Express
If you like traditional oatmeal cookies and just happen to be a Star Wars fan as well, then you’ll be in your glory with the Wookie Cookie. Baked up exclusively at Backlot Express also at Hollywood Studios, it’s cookie meets whoopie pie with this tasty treat, as it features two sandwiching oatmeal cookies with whoopie pie filling and a garnishing chocolate bar sash formed in the likeness of Chewbacca’s bandolier.
7. Zuri’s Sweets Shop
On location within Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park you’ll find this confection hub laden with novelty treats and classic goodies alike. While there’s no shortage to what you can find here to satisfy your sweet tooth, for those keeping with cookies exclusively, Zuri’s has much to brag about. Here are a couple of examples:
- Animal Cookie—Shaped like animals
- Crunchy Cookie
- Peanut Butter Cookie
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie
- White Chocolate Chip Cookie/Chocolate Chip Cookie
- Mickey Chocolate Chip Cookie
- Jumbo Mickey Sugar Cookies
- Mickey Donut-Shaped Cookie
- Strawberry Mickey Cookie
- Churro Sugar Cookie
- Decorated Cookie
Related: Best Chocolate Treats on Walt Disney World Property
6. Roaring Fork
Perhaps you already think that cookies in general are magic. But nothing compares to what Roaring Fork at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has to offer. Serving up a scrumptious dessert with magic in its name, their house specialty Magic Cookie Bars combine all the works in delectableness. First you have the foundational graham cracker crust layer to hold things together, with a unification of chocolate and butterscotch chips, nuts, coconut, condensed milk, and a colorful mixture of sprinkles.
5. Main Street Confectionary
A sweet stop at this famed favorite over in Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park will land you plenty of varieties of cookie variations to take delight in. From traditional classics to house exclusives, what you can expect to find here is stated in the list that follows:
- Raspberry White Chocolate Chip Cookie
- Mickey Gingerbread Cookie
- Mickey Red Shorts Shortbread Cookie
- Mickey Chocolate Chip Cookie
- Mickey Sugar Cookie
- Assorted Decorated Cookie
4. Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop
The Ghirardelli chocolate company has an impeccable reputation for delivering on decadent chocolate-centered treats. So it goes without saying that the “conventional” chocolate chip cookies they feature on their menu are anything but conventional. They’re made with rich Ghirardelli chocolate chips after all! And for those looking for a creative take on utilizing cookie bits here via another format, you may want to try their Cookie Bits Sundae—Crissy Field, which blends vanilla and cookies ‘n cream ice cream with handmade hot fudge, whipped cream, chocolate chip cookie crumbles, and two milk chocolate caramel minis.
3. Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC
This is your Disney Springs go-to place for gluten free, vegan, and kosher baked goods. And for those who are just crazy about cookies but have one of the aforementioned restrictions, you may rest assured that they have some delicious offerings to dive into, some of which include Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin Double Chocolate Chip, and Ginger Snap flavors. They also serve up some delectable sandwich cookies featuring the above with fillings like mint and vanilla.
This other famed bakery at Disney Springs proudly serves up a vast array of sweet treats, including those wonderful morsels we like to refer to as cookies. One of their highly praised fan-favorites is their Salted Oatmeal Cornflake Cookie. Other highlighted hits include their classic Chocolate Chip (also available in gluten free variety), Double Chocolate Chip (with white chocolate chips), and their limited-time Red Velvet Cookie.
1. Gideon’s Bakehouse
Hands down, this is the ultimate cookie destination to head to in all of Walt Disney World. Located specifically in Disney Springs, Gideon’s Bakehouse is famed for their nearly half-pound cookies and cookie-centered events. They are so popular in fact that they have a queue you need to wait in before entering! But it’s all worth it. Among their profuse offerings, here are Gideon’s currently available items:
- The Original Chocolate Chip
- Cookies & Cream
- Candied Walnut Chocolate Chip (available only on Wednesdays)
- Peanut Butter Crunch
- Triple Chocolate Chip
- Pistachio Toffee Chocolate Chip
- Coffee Cake
- Dark Coffee Cake
- Chocolate Churro
- Then Krampus (limited-time offering through December)
- The Kris Kringle (limited-time offering through December)
- Gideon’s Bites (quartered slice bites of large Gideon’s cookies, dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with assorted toppings)
By now you’re probably already getting your milk ready for dunking. And what’s even better is the fact that various other locations all throughout Disney World also offer assorted cookie varieties of many kinds. And with menus always changing and new offerings forever emerging, you can snack on in confidence and anticipation that the cultivation even more magical morsels is not only to be expected but one hundred percent eminent.