Levain Bakery’s chocolate chip cookies are a staple for every New Yorker.

These cookies are hands down the most incredible chocolate chip cookies you will ever try.

Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, these cookies will not disappoint. The cookie are massive and pretty thick… Super dense and gooey on the inside, yet delicately crispy on the outside, these cookies will MELT in your mouth…

The cookies are served warm and come in a variety of flavors including classic chocolate chip, Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip, Chocolate Chip Walnut, and Oatmeal Raisin.

Levain is currently offering “Rocky Road” as a limited edition flavor for the summer.

The bakery has a few locations in New York, including Brooklyn, NoHo, Upper West Side, Harlem, and the Hamptons.

They are also located in Chicago,  Boston, and Bethesda, Maryland.

Founded by Two Athletes-Turned-Entrepreneurs

Founders Pam Weekes and Connie McDonald created Levain Bakery in 1995, out of their passions for food, friendship, and hard work. Competitive swimmers and triathletes, Pam and Connie passed their workouts by engaging in passionate conversations about baking, which inspired them to open a small bread shop in 1995, which they named Levain Bakery.

Courtesy Levain Bakery

One day, they created an ultimate chocolate chip walnut cookie to give them energy while training for a triathlon. They decided to sell a batch in their bakery, and they flew off the shelves. An icon was born. The cozy shop on West 74th Street became a neighborhood favorite and a destination for epicurious  travelers from around the world.

From the start, they baked everything fresh on-site each day and donated the day’s leftovers to charity each night, actions that remain solidly in place almost 25 years later. Levain Bakery now has eight locations with more to come, e-commerce gift boxes, and recently made its debut in grocery stores with the launch of Levain Bakery frozen cookies.

Due to the success and popularity of their to-die-for cookies, you can now find Levain’s classic chocolate chip cookies at Whole Foods and other groceries nationwide.

Can’t find them in-store? No problem!

Available for order on levainbakery.com

Heather Winters / Levain Bakery

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