Friends (1994–2004)
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The One with Phoebe's Cookies 

Monica tries to figure out Phoebe's grandmother's secret cookie recipe. Meanwhile, Rachel tries to teach Joey how to sail, and Chandler has an awkward encounter when he tries to bond with Jack.

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Episode cast overview:
... Rachel Green
... Monica Geller (as Courteney Cox Arquette)
... Phoebe Buffay
... Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
... Chandler Bing
... Dr. Ross Geller
... Jack Geller
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The gang discuss what to get Monica and Chandler as engagement presents. Monica really wants Phoebe's grandma's chocolate chip cookie recipe but Phoebe's grandma made her swear never to let the recipe out of the family.She finally agrees to give it to Monica. Unfortunately, the fire in Phoebe's apartment destroyed the recipe so she gives Monica and Chandler the only cookie left as a present. Monica tries to figure out the recipe from the cookie and makes heaps of different ones. Rachel tries to teach Joey how to sail which proves to be quite difficult. Chandler wants to bond with Mr. Geller but when they went to the steam room after their racket ball game Chandler accidentally sits on Mr Geller's lap. Monica finds out that Phoebe's grandma didn't have a secret recipe and that she probably got the recipe for Toll House cookies from the back of the Nestles chocolate chip bag, because Phoebe says that her grandma got the recipe from her French friend "Nestle Toulouse". Chandler clears ... Written by Lisa Bly

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Comedy | Romance

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19 October 2000 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Joey's boat is mentioned again when Ross, Rachel, Charlie and Joey are having dinner on The One Where Ross is Fine (10x2). A drunken Ross suggests taking a trip the four of them and tells Charlie that "Joey has an amazing boat", to which he replies he sold the boat two years ago, and Ross displeasedly says "No! Idiot!". However this is cut from the TV version and you can only see it on DVD. See more »

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Phoebe states that she swore to her grandmother "... on her deathbed..." that she would safeguard the cookie recipe. However in Friends: The One with Joey's Bag her grandmother died at a hospital after having collapsed and becoming unconscious at the market. According to Phoebe, her last words were ".. Okay dear you go get the eggs and I'm gonna get the yogurt and we'll meet at the checkout counter". See more »

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Phoebe: Y'know, I bet it would actually make my grandmother very happy to know that we're trying to figure out her recipe. I bet she's lookin' up at us and smiling right now.
Ross: Looking *up*?
Phoebe: Oh yeah. No, she was really nice to me, but she's in hell for sure.
Monica: Well, I've tried everything. I give up. I guess I'm not gonna be the mom who makes the world's best chocolate cookies. I do make the best duck confit with broccoli rabe. Kids love that, right?
Ross: Aww, Pheeb, come on isn't there any relative that would ...
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References Happy Days (1974) See more »

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