250 Dollar Cookies
This flavorful and chewy cookie gets its name from the urban legend that
made it famous. The story goes that a woman and her son were having lunch at
Neiman Marcus, when she absolutely fell in love with the chocolate chip
cookie. After the woman begged for the recipe, the waitress finally submitted
and said she could purchase the recipe for "two fifty." At the end of the
month when her bill for two HUNDRED and fifty dollars for the cookie recipe
appeared, she attempted to get a refund from Neiman Marcus but was denied.
Outraged, she began spreading the recipe around so that no one else would be
taken advantage of. The only problem with this story is that Neiman
Marcus didn't sell cookies at the time the story first surfaced, but it
stuck, and this has been the unofficial "Neiman Marcus" cookie ever since.
Regardless, this cookie is a fantastic version of a chocolate chip cookie.
Multiple types of flour give a meaty, chewy texture. The combination of milk
and dark chocolate provide a rich and decadent sweetness that is
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