About Jessie Oleson Moore

Jessie Oleson Moore is the founder of CakeSpy.com, a baking blog, and the CakeSpy Shop, a Seattle boutique featuring her artwork. A cake anthropologist of sorts, she documents bakery finds around the U.S., conducts baking experiments, and picks the brains of bakers and food artists. She’s also written for DailyCandy.com and Serious Eats. The Secret Lives of Baked Goods is her first cookbook. @jessieunicornmoore

A stack of Neiman Marcus cookies on wooden board with a bottle of milk and a jar of chocolate chips.

Neiman Marcus Cookies

The story of the Neiman Marcus $250 cookie may be an urban legend but the recipe behind the story is quite real. And real good.