Cookies for the Sophisticated Set
These cookies are suited to a cocktail party. Top Shelf, by the Canadian company Real Treat, is a line of four cookies: Salted caramel shorties with fennel would go well with an aperitif; double dark chocolate, with candied lemon peel, is buttery and spiced — suitable for a dunk in milk. There’s also a savory salted lemon with herbes de Provence and dark chocolate chunk with smoked pecan, which, after a few chews, is all barbecue. Limited edition holiday flavors, including gluten-free spiced pecan shortbread, are also available. The ingredients in these small-batch cookies are certified organic.
Real Treat Top Shelf, $7 a package, $48 for the gift collection, including all four flavors, realtreat.ca.