Chick-fil-A Chocolate Chunk Cookie: Work of the Devil (Confirmed)
Lauren Drewes Daniels
In our coverage here at City of Ate, we typically try to lean towards high-end foods and unique eateries (OK, on occasion). But, we also know crap sells, mainly because often we're the ones buying it. And while our fast-food coverage usually highlights absurdity, sometimes it crosses into all-business territory. Case in point: Have you tried the new effing chocolate chunk cookies at Chick-Fil-A? They're amazing.
We were driving down the highway last night and I slammed my hand on the steering wheel and said something like, "Gosh DANG IT!" And the kids were like, "What happened?"
"This cookie is amazing! That's what happened! Now every time I drive by a stupid Chick-fil-A I'll be haunted by their warm gooiness. And for the first time in my life I'm mad that they're closed on Sundays. Why do they do that? That's so dumb."
It's the devils work, these cookies. I'm serious. A half dozen (with tax) costs $6.66.
They're made with both semi-sweet and milk chocolate chunks and whole oats. I love oats in a cookie. They give cookies more texture and offset the sweetness.
I didn't want to do this, but I had to. There are 320 calories and 14 grams of fat in each cookie. That's a meal! Which I'd be willing to skip for one of these. The new summer slim down plan: a Coke Zero (because their diet is caffeine free, which renders it useless) and one cookie for dinner. That's it. Ball game.
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