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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Cups and Cakes' Oatmealicious, S.F.'s Most Seductive Oatmeal Cookie

Posted By on Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 12:10 PM

click to enlarge Ah, the goodness of oatmeal. - T. PALMER
  • T. Palmer
  • Ah, the goodness of oatmeal.
The notion of an oatmeal cookie has always seemed way too wholesome for us ― why oatmeal, when a snickerdoodle would do? ―  but newcomer Cups and Cakes Bakery (451 Ninth St. at Bryant) has us reassessing. Oatmealicious is a sandwich of two pleasingly soft, salted, and rainbow sugar-speckled oatmeal cookies with cream cheese frosting and chocolate ganache that are more supple than they appear. Yes, this is some oatmeal we can get behind in good conscience.

Oh yeah, they have cupcakes too ― good, inventive ones at that ― but they haven't haunted our memory the way Oatmealicious does.

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