Bite Into the Tastiest Cookies at Bakeries in Mobile

Whether you like classic cookies like chocolate chip or those with fun names like snickerdoodle, several Mobile bake shops can satisfy your craving. Baked fresh daily, the cookies come in an array of flavors, so you can try something new every time. The best places for cookies near our University of South Alabama housing include:


Lauren and Jennifer met in 2008 while training for a marathon. They were fast friends, and years later, became moms within six weeks of each other. While pushing their babies in strollers, Lauren and Jennifer began talking about owning a business together. Soon, ellenJay was born. Today, it's where you'll find decorated sugar cookies perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up. Other treats include cupcakes, tea cakes, and ice cream sandwiches. 

Bake My Day 

While Bake My Day is a local favorite, it's now known beyond Mobile. In 2020, Food & Wine recognized the bakery for offering the "best mail-order cookies in the Southeast." The bakers start their morning early to make the recipes from scratch. They only use the finest ingredients, and you never know what they'll create next. Flavors include toffee pecan, oatmeal raisin, and white chocolate macadamia nut. 

Insomnia Cookies 

Insomnia Cookies delivers warm treats late into the night. It began in 2003 in Seth Berkowitz's Pennsylvania dorm room. He opened the first brick-and-mortar location three years later, and today, his tasty offerings are popular across the country. Flavors include salted caramel, peanut butter chip, and double chocolate chunk. You can have your cookies delivered or pick them up at the bakery. 

Before enjoying your favorite cookies, bite into some of the best tacos in Mobile. Finally, if you would like to call Traditions at South home, please contact our leasing team. They'd love to show you firsthand everything our apartments near the University of South Alabama have to offer.

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