Keeping Cool with Carol’s Cookies

Whether you’re looking for a fun activity for the kids, or just a tasty way to cool down, Carol’s Cookies are here to help.  We’ve put together our favorite summer recipes (both new and old) for you to enjoy! Oatmeal Yogurt Parfait (2 servings) 1 Oatmeal Raisin with Pecan Cookie 1 ½ Cup yogurt (Greek style or regular) Assorted Fresh Beriies Crumble cookie and place 1/4th of the crumbs into each of two parfait glasses.  Layer… More

Carol’s Baking Hacks

You don’t want just anyone baking for you- it’s best to leave the cookie making to the professionals!  But if you must take it into your own hands, you can learn a thing or two from those that knock their way around the kitchen.  Here are our Top 10 Baking Hacks for the Best Cookies. 10. Don’t scoop your flour!  Most people take a big scoop of flour out of the… More

Yelp Us What You Think

You might not know this, but even though we don’t have a retail bakery or storefront, you can still review us on Yelp!  Check out our page here.  We love hearing back from our fans and really, anyone who has tried our cookies.  Of course you can always tell your closest Carol’s Cookies retailer that you love our cookies to make sure they keep them in stock (and… More

Best of 2014

Happy 2015! We thought long and hard about our New Year resolutions, but just couldn’t put our finger on the exact goals we wanted to achieve this year.  And then it came to us (via late night YouTube surfing): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQOcEDD5hR8 Yep, we’re resolving to make 2015 AWESOME.  More awesome than last year.  Which is no easy feat.  Because 2014 was pretty good…pretty awesome.   And that was in large thanks to all… More

Carol’s Cookies Summer Treats

Just because the days are getting shorter and the kids are counting down how long until they head back to school doesn’t mean your summer fun is over.  In fact, you can make the last weeks of summer sweeter than ever with these dessert ideas from Carol’s Cookies. Carol’s Cookies Ice Cream Sandwich (1 serving) Two of your favorite Carol’s Cookies (We used chocolate chip) Your favorite ice cream For our Ice Cream Sandwich,… More

The Best Business Advice a 70-Year-Old Ever Gave You

We happen to love those articles floating around the Internet titled, “the advice I’d give my twenty-year-old self.” If only we knew then what we know now, right?!  One of those articles made us think: what advice would a non-retired 70-year-old businesswoman give us?  So we walked over to ask our founder, Carol Goldman, who still works in our bakery at age 70, what she thinks the keys to success are in… More

Carol’s Favorite Party Hacks

As a busy grandmother, entertaining has become a really enjoyable part of my life. Along the way, I’ve learned a few tricks that help make spending time with my friends and family even better. Try these “party hacks” on your own and please share your own entertaining tips in the comment section below! The perfect serving amount per person http://bit.ly/NVYs85 Keep bugs out of drinks at outdoor parties More

Cookie Monster’s Spin on “Call Me Maybe”

I’m the proud grandma of two beautiful granddaughters. Over the past year or so, there’s one song they all absolutely love: Carly Rae Jepsen’s, “Call Me Maybe.”  Just as I thought I had enough of the song that gets perpetually stuck in my head, they proudly introduced me to Cookie Monster’s version of the song: “Share it Maybe.” I love this version because it revolves around cookies and makes me laugh!… More

Chicago Food Entrepreneur Series: Meet Katrina Markoff of Vosges Haut-Chocolat

Imagine being able to travel the world while indulging in delicious, hand-crafted chocolate. If it’s hard for you to imagine, fear no more! Our next Chicago Food Entrepreneur, Katrina Markoff, has made that dream possible through her world-renowned chocolate operation, Vosges Haut Chocolat. Katrina’s business was inspired by her travels around the world. Soon after graduating from college, she journeyed to Paris to study at Le Cordon Bleu. From… More