Rachmaninoff was right, I am indeed the recipient of the fabled cookies. So what's the verdict? Well, they say a picture is worth a thousand words:
As you can see, I like them very much. They're soft and rich but still a little crumbly, just the way I like chocolate chip cookies. So rich that, even though I was drinking coffee with them, I had to stop eating them after the fourth one for fear of death by cookie. But the best part is that I was still contemplating a fifth despite the risk. Even now, as I type this, I crave more and must restrain myself.
Thank you very much to both SunfallE and Aaryanna. I haven't been this happy to receive a gift in a long time. <3 you two. ^_^