Kansas City Classic Cookie Comeback

There are so many snacking options available we hope that TKC readers think LOCAL FIRST when considering empty carbs.

Accordingly, here's an inspiring bit of cowtown backstory to compliment our smutty sugar rush taste . . .

"The Classic Cookie has been an institution in Waldo for over 30 years, but owner Leslie Stockard said goodbye to the bakery and breakfast spot last September. The new owners extended the hours and tried to make the best of a challenging dining landscape, but when Chef Bryan Zachary Sparks called to get a reservation for brunch a few weeks ago, he was told they were selling the business and its assets.

"Sparks says he plans to retain The Classic Cookie’s neighborhood feel while updating the aesthetics. The cafe will be open from Wednesday to Sunday with extended hours to accommodate the brunch crowd."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .

The Classic Cookie Rises from the Dead-Again - In Kansas City

Chef Bryan Zachary Sparks remembers sitting at the quaint tables at The Classic Cookie and Cafe while his mother worked for the Waldo institution in 1998. He says that his grandfather was a frequent guest as well. Several family members have either worked there or been regular patrons over the last 20-plus years.