Why Are Carol’s Cookies Special?

It doesn’t matter what new technologies have emerged or how much business has grown over the last four decades, Carol’s Cookies always has, and always will be handmade. We’ve grown from Carol’s home kitchen to now our fourth and biggest bakery yet, but we’ll never change Carol’s original homemade recipe. We understand that there are a lot of cookies on the shelf, and we want to make sure ours stand out.  We always use the best ingredients, from… More

Autumn Up Your Baking

We love this season (as you can see from our blog post last year: The Joys of Fall) there’s something about a crisp fall day, a glass of warm apple cider, and our snickerdoodle cookie that is what dreams are made of. But our love doesn’t stop there.  We love fall decorations, the holidays, and the flavors (pumpkin anyone?).  And from our experience, so do a lot of you!  We wanted… 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

Carol’s Corporate Gifts- The Ever So Personal Thank You!

After our busiest holiday season ever, we were so thankful that not only do so many people send our cookies as gifts to friends, families, and loved ones, but also that so many corporations do as well to thank their clients and friends.  We wanted to reach out to the companies that come to us for their corporate gifts to get a better understanding of why they think of us and what… More

Ask Carol Anything!

It’s obvious that the one thing people care most about – after the actual taste and size of our cookies – is the creator of our cookies: Carol! Every time we have a candid photo, a sampling event, or an update about Carol we’re overwhelmed by the positive response, enthusiasm, and care Carol’s Cookies fans have. We wanted to give you, our fans and cookie lovers alike, the chance… 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

Employee Appreciation

March 6th was National Employee Appreciation Day – did you celebrate all the individuals who come into the office every day to help work towards your company’ goals? Of course employees definitely deserved to be recognized.  But let’s be honest, recognizing them has its benefits for you as well!  In a 2013 Glassdoor study, it was found that more than 80 percent of employees say that they’re… More

The #CookieSelfie Challenge

We want to hear from you!  More specifically, we want to see you! We know Carol’s Cookies’ fans are a unique group of fun, creative people who are passionate about our handmade cookies.  You might choose us because you like that we’re still a mom & pop operation making our cookies each morning by hand, or your priorities might be only eating whole, natural ingredients that you can pronounce, or maybe… More

What to do when the cookie crumbles

Let’s set the scene:  You go to the grocery store to pick up your weekly essentials (milk, eggs, Carol’s Cookies, a watermelon, cereal, frozen pizzas) and when you get home find that somehow, your cookie slipped to the bottom of the bag and was crushed to smithereens. Sound familiar?  What’s a cookie lover to do?! Don’t worry, we’re here to help with recipes that use our cookie crumbs.  It’s true.  You can… More

Sweet Valentine’s Day Chat

Yesterday we sponsored a special edition online live chat on twitter with our friends @Foodiechats and gave them a special offer you can use too: 20% off any order until Monday 2/2/2015 with promo code “Foodiechats15” We were able to introduce our cookies to new people, talk a little bit about how Carol got started baking cookies, and explain what makes our cookies different (the size of our cookies… More