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Credit: Cookie DŌ NYC 

Head to New York City’s Only Polka-Dot Headquarters to Get Raw, Customizable, Cookie DŌ Creations By the Pound

Sick of ridiculously long lines to get Instagram-worthy desserts? Then head to this hidden kitchen before the crowds do!

What do you get when you combine a childhood favorite cereal and one of the most delectable cookies around with a batch of classic sugar cookie dough? A rainbow explosion of indulgent, buttery, and fruity flavors. I’m thrilled to introduce Cookie DŌ NYC’s limited-edition, flavor of the month: the Fruity Mac Attack cookie dough. This colorfully indulgent concoction is created with Fruity Pebbles, sprinkles, and Fruity Cereal Macarons from the innovative specialty shop, Dana’s Bakery. With crunchy, sugar-coated, and neon-hued Fruity Pebbles, chewy macaron pieces, and the always welcome hefty dose of sprinkles, this sugar-cookie creation has all the texture and taste of any baked dessert out there. Not to mention it brings back the nostalgia of being a kid again.

                                                                                                                                                     

Take it from a dessert connoisseur and take advantage of the fact that Cookie DŌ NYC has yet to establish a storefront. As soon as it does, this sweet destination is going to be the next New York City food trend. In other words, this will be the home of the next Instagramable “it” dessert that demands hours of waiting in line to get your dough fix.

Currently, DŌ’s headquarters doubles as its store location; however, if you don’t know what you’re looking for, it’s easy to miss it. Once you arrive at the Second Ave. location, you walk up a few flights of stairs, wondering if this place is even real… and then you’re greeted by a friendly group of bakers — or cookie dough-makers — offering you spoons of samples in an adorable polka dot kitchen/ factory/ storefront.   

Dough comes in 20 handcrafted flavors, which include Heavenly, a glorious mix of sugar, Nutella, chocolate chips, and salted caramel bits; Everything, which has, well, everything: oatmeal, peanut butter, butterscotch, and chocolate chips; and the Chocolate Dream, which has a chocolate dough, Oreos, and more chocolate.

Each new month comes new seasonal flavors such as my personal favorite, Spring Cake Batter, featuring cake batter dough, sprinkles, and white and milk chocolate chips; and Cadbury Chip, featuring my Easter candy go-to — Cadbury eggs — and semi-sweet chocolate chips.

With the option to be gluten-, dairy-, grain-, and nut-free, and vegan, Cookie DŌ NYC has something for everyone. Except sugar-free options. Because, why would they?

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