Cookies are the sugary embodiment of temptation. Give this man a cookie and he'll do anything. There's plenty abound in Canada's capital that have tempted people the world over, including U.S presidents.\nHere's a list of our seven favourite places to grab some of these delicious treats:\nvia @kenddall_\nBoko Bakery // 280 Elgin St.\nSo pretty that you won't even want to eat them. *Snaps Instagram pic* Boko's always bringing in new additions and are undoubtedly some of the most creative cookies in Ottawa. But, don't worry, shallow cookie lovers: They're just as good on the inside as they are on the outside.\nvia @mooshuicecream\nMoo Shu Ice Cream // 477 Bank St.\nYou could enjoy a cookie alone, but anything is better with ice cream. Right? Bless your mouth and try one of Moo Shu's mean, absurdly thick ice cream sandwiches crafted with their house-made cookies.\nvia @_chihirojpn\nLe Moulin de Provence // 55 ByWard Market Square\nSo good, even Obama brought them back home to his family for dessert. These presidential cookies are arguably the most famous in the city, but their popularity shouldn't overshadow their quality.\nvia @undefined" class="lml-instagram-embed-2" />via @undefined\nStrawberry Blonde Bakery // 114B Grange Ave.\nStrawberry Blonde serves their cookies up vegan, whether you want it just to be a straight up chocolate chip or some delicious shortbread.\nvia @lunchboxottawa\nLunchbox // 2817 St. Joseph Blvd.\nWho says a cookie needs to be baked? Lunchbox in Orleans serves up a delectable variety of edible cookie dough that can be purchased as a side with one of their sandwiches or on their own. My favourite is their Recess Pieces (pun intended), with peanut butter and Reese's chips.\nvia @yummycookiesottawa\nYummy Cookies // Ottawa Farmer's Market\nIt's in the title. You'll find these delicious scratch cookies being retailed at Ottawa's Farmers Market on Sundays in Lansdowne. These cookies are baked right in Ottawa every day, and they use genuine Belgian chocolate as well. And, if anyone knows chocolate the best, it's the Belgians.\nvia @bottomless_pits\nBread & Son's Bakery // 195 Bank St.\nSome of the best chocolate chip cookies in the city. Bread & Son's crispy yet chewy cookies with generous portions of huge chocolate chips are an example for Ottawa bakers to follow.