3) So Perfect Eats
278 Fillmore Street
The rest of the year, this bakery-café in Cherry Creek North is known for its soups, salads and pies. But between Thanksgiving and Christmas, So Perfect Eats turns into cookie central, churning out a thousand dozen cookies. Chef-owner Lynda Campbell offers thirty varieties just for the holidays, including gingerbread men, molasses crinkles, snowballs and melting snowmen. But the most popular item remains the frosted sugar cookie, which takes twenty minutes per cookie to roll out, bake and decorate. "We have bakers all year," says Campbell. "Everyone just works more hours." While a rotating assortment of twenty or so varieties is available in the case, cookies should be pre-ordered to guarantee the selection.
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