Atlanta’s Edgewood Avenue to welcome Insomnia Cookies this weekend

Facts about Insomnia Cookies.Insomnia Cookies began in 2003 at the University of Pennsylvania in the dorm room of then-student Seth Berkowitz.Cookies in flavors such as chocolate chunk, snickerdoodle and double chocolate mint are delivered in most locations from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m.The shop also sells brownies and ice cream, the latter of which can top a sweet treat or be sandwiched between two warm cookies to make a “cookiewich.” .In 2008, the shop began operating food trucks, which ceased operation in 2016.Today, there are more than 100 locations nationwide, including half a dozen in Georgia.

Things are about to get a little sweeter in Edgewood.

The Atlanta neighborhood is going to be the site of the fifth Insomnia Cookies store in Atlanta and eighth in Georgia.

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Insomnia Cookies’ newest Atlanta location will be at 619 Edgewood Ave., which is just east of downtown and Little Five Points.

Launching with a grand opening party Saturday, March 13, attendees will be able to enjoy one free cookie in-store and take advantage of free delivery in Atlanta. Other treats are offered at certain time frames, including a free lil’ dipper — with mini cookies and icing — and mystery gift card for the first 25 patrons from noon to 8 p.m. They’ll also get a free ice cream scoop in-store with any purchase. From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., customers wearing pajamas can receive a free six-pack with purchase. There will also be a “Sink a Shot” milk pong challenge where customers can win free product vouchers and swag.

“Filled with a mix of hot spots, popular eateries, culture, and entertainment, Insomnia Cookies will be perfectly located to compliment all of these experiences, especially late-night cravings,” an email announcing the upcoming debut said.

The shop will be open as late as 2 a.m. three days a week and will offer delivery beginning at noon most days, with late-night delivery until 1 a.m. or later. Delivery will be available in the Edgewood neighborhood and adjacent east side communities. Visit the website for details on retail and delivery hours. And when you’re eager for a taste of the shop’s, gooey, sweet cookies or decadent ice cream sandwiches you can order online.

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Insomnia Cookies began in 2003 in the dorm room of then-college student Seth Berkowitz at the University of Pennsylvania. It now has more than 100 locations and offers a variety of cookies, brownies and ice cream combinations.

The classic cookie assortment includes chocolate chunk, snickerdoodle, double chocolate chunk, sugar, M&M, double chocolate mint, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter chip and white chocolate macadamia.

Patrons who want a bigger indulgence can enjoy six deluxe cookie options: s’mores, peanut butter cup, triple chocolate chunk, confetti, salted caramel and oatmeal chocolate walnut.

There are also gluten-free and vegan options, including vegan cookies in the flavors chocolate chip, birthday cake, chocolate chunk and double chocolate chunk.

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