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The Neiman-Marcus Cookie Recipe makes good
cookies, but the recipe isn't by Neiman-Marcus and this story isn't
You may get an email from a woman that claims she was forced to
buy the Neiman-Marcus cookie
recipe for $250, so she is getting even with the company by
sharing it. This is a straightforward hoax and never happened.
is said to produce good cookies.
The Neiman-Marcus Cookie Recipe hoax is a classic example of mythical
urban justice that gives itself away with a loaded tag line: "This
is not a joke --- this is a true story. That's it. Please, pass
people, mailing lists, etc."
Feel free to give the recipe a try and enjoy the cookies, but
please don't blame or credit Neiman-Marcus, and please don't pass
this hoax email on.