Are you ever in your tiny apartment during the week, after a long day, sitting down in the most worn out sweatpants you own, hair a mess, watching Grey’s Anatomy and thinking to yourself “what I really need right now are some warm cookies, but I’m too tired to cook and there’s no way the general public is seeing me like this!” Whether or not this is a real scenario or just a “friend’s” scenario, I have a solution for you! The Secret Cookie Service is a small, local business that delivers warm, delicious, gooey cookies in San Diego, all while dressed like a Secret Agent (the cool kind, not the slutty kind).
They offer a rotating variety of cookies depending on the night of the week, but chocolate chip is always available. Based on Agent Snickerdoodle’s mother’s recipe, the chocolate chip cookie is the crown jewel of cookie dynasty. It’s gooey, it’s sweet, it’s just the right amount of salty, it’s just begging to be set up with a glass of a milk and mine we’re delivered warm. It doesn’t get much better than that. Below is a picture (food porn) of what created this small company. You’re Welcome.
The snickerdoodle cookie is definitely worth a try, especially if you have a sweet tooth. The cinnamon adds a great spice and the cookie is unbelievably buttery. The texture is what really sells it for me, its soft, yet substantial and just satisfies. Below it is presented in hipster lens (Instagram) and my very professional staging (not taken while in sweatpants).
Cookies and Cream always has a special place in my heart probably because it was such as huge treat growing up. This cookie is also nice and soft, the only thing really missing for me is the abundance of cream, but I’m pretty sure that’s because Double Stuffed Oreos are my standard. Great to pair with a glass of milk.
Chocolate Brownie is the Devil’s Food of these cookies. Chocolate batter and chocolate chips. It’s not too sweet, but it’s not dark chocolate either so it is a crowd pleaser. Plus, sometimes you just need to double up on the chocolate. Also note, these pictures do not do this cookie justice.
Mint Chip, as you can see, my mint chip got a little crushed after my interview with the Secret Cookie Service, but it was one of my top picks. Remember going to Olive Garden and being so excited that you got a candy you actually wanted to eat after you got the bill, because who doesn’t love Andes Mints? It’s essentially Andes Mints folded into the chocolate chip cookie batter which makes it gooey, chocolatey wonderfulness and brings back some of the only fond memories of Olive Garden.
Reese’s Pieces cookies are pretty tasty. I know most people think of E.T. when it comes to Reese’s Pieces, but they have to be one of the most underrated candies, in my opinion. Anyways, it’s a good way to get your peanut butter in, especially if you are like me and have a limit on your peanut butter love. Not too much peanut butter, but definitely on the sweeter side.
Finally, a polarizing cookie, the oatmeal raisin. If you keen on too much oatmeal in your cookie, but love the little dried gems, this is the cookie for you! My mom’s oatmeal raisin cookie recipe is my standard, so nobody beats mom’s, but this is a nice, mild cookie that has a place for some.
The great thing about the Secret Cookie Service is not only do they deliver, but you can order via text message or email, making your night in that much easier. It’s a great service that you should try at least once. Even if they are a little slammed and end up being a little late, they usually try and throw in a cookie or two to make up for it. Plus, if you are out studying or out of milk, you can get milk with your order which leaves you wanting nothing more. Pricing is reasonable, definitely cheaper than a Sprinkles habit, 2 cookies for $3 or 4 cookies for $5, plus they run frequent nightly specials if you follow them on Twitter or Facebook, so look out for those. You can read up and order at their website www.thesecretcookieservice.com.
San Diego Food Net is not responsible for any weight gained or cookie habits formed because of this post.