Cookies, one of the most wholesome snack foods, have lost their innocence.

Phillip Kurdunowicz
illustrations by JOHN OQUIST

The sugary disks have joined the ranks of campus’s late-night drunken munchies thanks to the opening of an Ann Arbor franchise of Insomnia Cookies, a company committed solely to delivering fresh-baked cookies in student neighborhoods at night.

Insomnia Cookies, created by students at the University of Pennsylvania in 2003, now operates on 13 campuses, including Michigan State University.

Long after Mrs. Fields has turned off the lights, the ovens of Insomnia Cookies are still yielding gooey morsels – from 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. And unlike the notoriously stationary Mrs. Fields, Insomnia Cookies is equipped with a mobile bakery based out of the delivery truck so customers can enjoy the treats without the risk of walking off their buzz.

At 90 cents a cookie, the company’s menu offers all the essential flavors: sugar cookie, chocolate chunk, peanut butter chip, white macadamia nut, oatmeal raisin, M&M and double chocolate chunk. The most sinful of the cookie selection is undoubtedly the ménage

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