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Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Pryce: Lobby Cookies



When these four men decided to branch off on their own, it was a bold move, one that was tested in the end of the last season — who knows what's in store ahead for them and the company. But, as part of a celebration of all things Mad Men-esque, we are posting this recipe for "Lobby Cookies," courtesy of Tabasco, in nod to their future successes. 


  • 2/3 cups butter, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, preferably Tabasco pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chunks
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

With an electric mixer at medium speed, beat the butter, sugar, brown sugar, egg, hot sauce, and vanilla in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Reduce the speed to low and then add the flour. Beat until blended. Stir in the chocolate chunks and walnuts. 

Drop tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake about 15 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets for 5 minutes on wire racks. Remove wire racks to cool completely.