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

Top 10 Reasons Why Carol’s Cookies Make the Perfect Gift

10. Have you ever met someone who honestly likes fruitcake? 9. You haven’t put the batteries back in your smoke detector since your last great baking adventure. 8. At a half pound each, you won’t need many to fill a stocking. 7. There’s no need for ties in a business casual world. 6. New Year’s resolutions haven’t started yet. 5. Who can eat an entire case of pears anyway? 4. Because Santa clears out the cookie… More

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