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[2023] For Souvenirs and Gifts! 9 recommended cookie tins in Kyoto

The cookie tin boom continues. Many people must be thrilled to open a tin and see it filled with cookies that have been carefully selected.
In this issue, our local editorial department carefully selects and introduces recommended cookie tins in Kyoto, from long-established stores to the hottest stores of the moment.

1.The jumping tiger cookie is a landmark [SUGiTORA Patisserie labo] / Ichijyoji, Tokyo

SUGiTORA, known for its homemade gelato and creative parfaits, specializes in baked goods. The "Cookie Tin SUGiTORA" is a cute design tin with a little jumping tiger cookie on it. The tin is filled with eight kinds of small cookies carefully handmade with carefully selected ingredients.

SUGiTORA Patisserie labo

Product: Cookie tin SUGiTORA 2484 yen (available online)
Shelf life / About 1-2 weeks at room temperature

SUGiTORA Patisserie labo

  • Sugitora Patisserie Lab
  • December 16, 2021 open
  • 56-1 Umenokimachi, Ichijoji, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 6 minutes on foot from Eiden Ichijoji Station
  • Tel.075-708-5058
  • Eat-in not allowed

2.[Mar Blanche Kyoto Kitayama Moto Store] Dessert cookies with handmade jam

The popular confectionery store [Kyoto Kitayama Mar Blanche] was established in 1982. The cookie tin available exclusively at the Kyoto Kitayama Honten store is a jam cookie made with sweet and sour raspberries. The Russian cookie base is layered with raspberry confiture, giving the cookie an elegant aroma and the freshness of the fruit. The cute flower-shaped appearance makes them a perfect gift.

Mar Blanche cookie tin

Product / Handmade jam dessert cookies 2268 yen
Shelf life / About 7 days at room temperature
Limited to Kyoto Kitayama Honten Store, limited quantity

Malebranche Kyoto Kitayama Main Store

  • Malebranche Today and Tayama Honten
  • Kitayamadori Botanical Garden, Kitayamamon, Kita Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Approximately 3 minutes walk from Kitayama Station on the subway
  • Tel.075-722-3399

3.Donut-like cookies are the focus of attention! [koé donuts kyoto/Kawaramachi

A doughnut specialty store based on the concept of an interactive doughnut factory. The cookies are baked with an original blend of domestic organic wheat, domestic eggs, and other carefully selected ingredients, and have a crunchy texture and gentle sweetness. They are also decorated with the same toppings as the store's doughnuts, making them a delight the moment you open the tin.

koe donuts cookie tin

Product/koé donuts cookie tin, 1,800 yen (also available online for 1,950 yen)
Shelf life / 2-3 weeks at room temperature

koé donuts kyoto

  • Koe Donut Kyoto
  • 557 Nakanocho, Shinkyogoku-dori Shijo-kamiru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 2 minutes walk from exit 9 of Hankyu Kyoto Kawaramachi Station
  • Tel.075-748-1162

4.Original cookies from Yonemuraza Store Gion, where you can taste Kyoto ingredients / Gion

A store specializing in handmade souvenirs created by chef Masayasu Yonemura. Yonemura Original Cookies" are 12 kinds of handmade cookies full of individuality using Kyoto ingredients such as green tea from Marukyu Koyamaen, bu bu arare from Kyoto's Narumiya, and shichimi from Shichimi Family Honpo. Enjoy the unexpectedness, individuality, and pleasant surprise of Yonemura's innovative sense added to Kyoto's unique ingredients.

Yonemura Original Cookies at Yonemura The Store

Product/Yonemura original cookies 5,500 yen (available online)
Shelf life / About 3 weeks at room temperature

Yonemuraza Store Gion

  • Yonemuraza Store Gion
  • 385-1, Hashimoto-cho, 2-chome, Shinbashi-dori, Yamato-oji Higashi-iru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 6 minutes on foot from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
  • Tel. 075-708-5133
  • Eat-in not allowed

5.[La KLASSIQUE] A tin of cookies made with a different dough for each cookie.

[A patisserie near Shimogamo-jinja Shrine run by the owner-chef who trained at Au Grenier d'Or. It took three years to sell this tin of cookies. The 14 kinds of cookies, including the cute little piggy lemon cookies, are all made with different cookie dough. The pretzel-shaped salted cheese pretzel is a treat only available in this tin.


Product: FOUR SEC KLASSIQUE, 5,292 yen
Shelf life / About 30 days at room temperature


  • La Classic
  • 13-9 Shimogamo Morimoto-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 10 min. walk from Demachiyanagi Sta. of Keihan, 1 min. walk from bus stop "Tadasunomori".
  • Tel. 075-746-3059

6.[Traditional hand-baked cookies from Murakami Kaishindo / in front of Kyoto City Hall

Murakami Kaishindo is a long-established Western confectioner established in 1907. Along with its signature product, "Russian Cake," the company is famous for its cookie tins. There are a total of 11 varieties of traditional hand-baked cookies that have been carefully selected and baked by artisans. The cookies are filled to the brim with a savory flour flavor. Since reservations are required, you cannot take them home right away, but waiting makes the pleasure of eating them all the more enjoyable.

Murakami Kaishindo's cookie tin

Products: large can (780g) 8424 yen, small can (600g) 6480 yen *Reservations required
Shelf life / 45 days in summer and 60 days in winter at room temperature

Murakami Kaishindo

  • Murakami Reformatory Party (1954-1954)
  • 62 Tokiwagi-cho, Teramachi-Dori Nijo Kamigaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
  • 4-minute walk from Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Subway Station
  • Tel. 075-231-1058

7.Sarasa Baked Confectionery Workshop based on American cookies / Nijo Castle

[A baked goods specialty store developed by [Cafe Sarasa]. The "SARASA Cookie Tin," based on American cookies, is available in two sizes, S and M. The tin contains five and seven varieties of cookies, respectively. Each tin contains five and seven varieties of cookies, respectively. Each cookie is satisfying and has a homey, comforting taste.


Product / SARASA cookie tin, S size: 2000 yen, M size: 2700 yen
Shelf life / 1 week at room temperature -

Sarasa Baked Goods Studio

  • Forsythia vahl
  • 309, Mikomo-cho, Sanjo-Dori, Inokuma-Nishiiru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
  • 7 minute walk from Subway Nijojo-mae Station
  • Tel. 075-822-1600
  • Eat-in not allowed

8.Cookies by Gion Sakai, a western confectionery company that can also be enjoyed as a snack / Gion

Western confectionery Gigan Sakai delivers carefully selected Western confectioneries under the theme of "chic. The "Sakuon" cookie tin comes in 11 varieties, six sweet and five savory. The cookies are made with ingredients such as edamame (green soybeans) and burdock root to be enjoyed not only at tea time but also as a snack with alcohol, and are flavored with spices and Western liquor to add variety and depth to the taste. The use of low-sugar ingredients makes them ideal for those who are conscious of their sugar content.

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Product / Sakuon 4860 yen (available online)
Shelf life / About 3 weeks at room temperature

Western confectionery association

  • Western Association of Corporate Executives
  • 570-122, South side of Gion-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 5-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
  • Tel. 075-531-8878

9.Tins of tea cookies by TREEE'S KYOTO, a matcha green tea sweets brand in Kyoto

[TREEE'S KYOTO] is an organic green tea sweets brand created by pastry chef SIN, who holds a top-level wine qualification, Sommelier Excellence. The concept behind these tea-centric botanical cookie tins is to "enjoy the green color. The cookies are made from 100% rice flour and are gluten-free. The accompanying hojicha tea is also organically grown, so you can enjoy it with peace of mind.

TREEE'S KYOTO Botanical Cookie

Product / TREEE'S KYOTO botanical cookie tin, organic hojicha tea bag
(Online sales available)
Shelf life / 31 days


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*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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