The thing about cookies is that they're considered an indulgence, not a necessity. So many people talk themselves out of eating one if there isn't something to attach the experience to.
But Carroll Gardens bake shop Smith Canteen satisfies one's sweet tooth and sense of guilt by selling the "Carroll Park" cookie: a celestial combination of oats, pecans, white chocolate, cranberries and chocolate cake crumbs, available for $3 each. Proceeds benefit Carroll Park.
Ah, sweet relief.