CHICAGO — The holidays are a great excuse to indulge in all of your favorite cookie flavors and there’s one in particular that has a cult-like following in Chicago.
“Lunchroom style” cookies contain a lot of flavor and memories for many former Chicago Public School students.
The cookies debuted in CPS lunchrooms sometime during the 1960s. A quick Google search for “CPS butter cookie” produces several dozen hits filled with blog posts and YouTube tutorials of Chicagoans trying to nail that original recipe.
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