Zaro's Family Bakery

Home of the Original Black & White Cookie

In the early 20th century Joseph Zaro, having left his home and family in Eastern Europe, and sailed to Ellis Island with the dream to open a bakery. In 1928 he invented what would become one of New York’s most iconic desserts, the Black and White Cookie. Now, nearly a century later this fourth-generation family-owned and operated business is still making their famous cookie as is a household name to all New Yorkers.

We're not the only ones who love them!

Zaro's Family Bakery was declared one of the "5 Not-To-Be-Missed New York City Taste Sensations" by Forbes, and has been featured in the New York Times and New York Magazine.

Zaro's Family Bakery

Home of the Original Black & White Cookie

In the early 20th century Joseph Zaro, having left his home and family in Eastern Europe, and sailed to Ellis Island with the dream to open a bakery. In 1928 he invented what would become one of New York’s most iconic desserts, the Black and White Cookie. Now, nearly a century later this fourth-generation family-owned and operated business is still making their famous cookie as is a household name to all New Yorkers.

We're not the only ones who love them!

Zaro's Family Bakery was declared one of the "5 Not-To-Be-Missed New York City Taste Sensations" by Forbes, and has been featured in the New York Times and New York Magazine.