Holiday Traditions

At long last! The challah has arrived… You didn’t think Carol only knew how to bake cookies did you?  Not this Grandma!  It’s in her DNA to bake, starting way back at an early age. Carol grew up baking with her mother in their home kitchen in Michigan.  Pies, cookies, cakes, bread…you name it, they baked it.  Quite often they’d bake up a feast for holiday get-togethers, and over the years… More

Getting Halloween Ready

Everyone knows this holiday is about two things.  The first is, it’s all about the candy.  Fun-size, over processed, nuggets of sugar. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t wish the tradition changed over to adorably dressed children ring doorbell, door opens, and a handful of Carol’s Cookies minis were handed out…But I digress. The second part of Halloween, the most important part, is the costume.  Basically, if you dream… More

The Joys of Fall

So often we hear complaints about the end of summer and the start of fall. The kids are upset that summer vacation is over, the days are getting shorter, and we’re one step closer to cold weather, shoveling driveways, and hibernation. But at Carol’s Cookies we love the change of the season and think there are a lot of reasons to be happy that summer’s over. Football season is here. Hot cider (it’s… More

Carol’s Cookies Custom Orders

Of course you wanted to help your favorite neighbor throw their first open house, but that was before your daughter got sick and your husband got called away to travel for work.  Getting to the grocery store right now is as likely as winning the lotto without buying a ticket, but you can’t leave them high, dry, and dessert-less. But have no fear:  Carol’s Cookies has you covered.  Whatever amount of… More

Labor Day Celebration

Labor Day is a day of celebration dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.  It’s a day to pay tribute to the contributions workers have made to strengthen the economic well-being of our country.  And this labor day, we’re able to celebrate a new milestone for Carol and all of Carol’s Cookies employees. The morning after Labor Day we’ll be cracking eggs bright and early in a new,… 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

Our most FAQ

We love to hear from our friends, fans, and those just learning about our cookies.  We try to be helpful and provide answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions here (http://carolscookies.com/faq).  But the one question we get asked the most is, “How do you make your cookies so big?!”  We get it.  This question comes from the same mind-boggling, inconceivable place where we wonder, “How does the Tooth Fairy… More

American as…

We’ve all heard the saying, “American as apple pie” and I’m sure many of you are planning on adding a juicy, lattice-topped pastry to your 4th of July plans.  But what if I told you that to really represent all thing Americana in your festivities, you’re better off adding chocolate chip cookies to that buffet table? The concept of apple pie actually came from Europeans in the thirteenth century.  Prior to… More

Summer Activities with Kids

Well, it’s that time of year again. The birds are singing, the butterflies are fluttering and your kids are out of school. You may be thinking, ‘Now what do we do? How do I keep my child’s attention with summer fun activities?’ Have no fear, Carol’s Cookies has you covered! Below are some of Carol’s favorite things to do with her grandchildren and her children. Remember you are never too old… 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