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Imagine cookies that combine the small-batch charms of homemade with the perfect flavor and texture of the pros. That’s what you’ll find with Bellavella’s comforting classics like chocolate chip, raspberry thumbprints, chocolate-drizzled biscotti, and sweet, chewy coconut macaroons.
1 Boston St., Topsfield, 781-953-0936, bellavella.com
A & J King Artisan Bakers
The bakery renowned for its bread excels at cookie-making, too, with delectable choices like chocolate chunk and pecan shortbread.
48 Central St., Salem, 978-744-4881, ajkingbakery.com