Does all the talk about rising gas and food prices have you reaching for the cookie jar?
They say a healthy diet and exercise can fall by the wayside as people feeling stress from a bad economy reach for feel-good foods.
But can you even afford a chocolate chip cookie?
We arranged a taste test and price comparison of chocolate chip cookies so you don't have to forgo your sugar for savings. We tried the store-bought and the Nestle Toll House from-scratch kinds, as well as all the spoon-and-bake and just-add-an-egg-and-butter versions on Safeway's shelves.
And we found -- with five being the best rating -- a clear winner, so you can get your real chocolaty and buttery cookie fix for about 19 cents a cookie.