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Does L.A. Need This Cookie Coffee Mug? (Is That Even a Question?)

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What could possibly go better with free donuts than a cup of coffee -- in a cookie mug? We dare you to try to come up witha an answer.

In the meantime, marinate on this: Fast Company brings word of an edible design that was cooked up by Venezuelan designer Enrique Luis Sardi for the Italian coffee brand Lavazza. Sardi's coffee mug is aiming to cut down on the waste that paper take-away coffee cups produce. Though there are plenty of eco-friendly, biodegradable and post-consumer recycled coffee cup options out there right now, the designers are hoping this will have even less of an impact on the environment. (Sadly we can't say the same for your waistline.) The new mug will go into production shortly.

Says Fast Company:

"'The cookie cup is made of pastry that is covered with a special icing sugar that works as an insulator making the cup waterproof and sweetening at the same time,' explains the website of Italian consulting firm Sardi Innovation, which managed the project. A chocolate version is reportedly on the way."

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Where it's on the way to, we're not sure. But it better be somewhere in Los Angeles. Namely our bellies.