Fall is Here!

You can’t deny, fall is in the air.  Mornings are getting crisper.  The leaves are changing colors.  And you can’t get through one day’s worth of Instagram without seeing a picture of a girl in Uggs and a scarf holding a pumpkin spice latte.    And this year, we’ve let our guard down and want to get in on the pumpkin-madness as well.  We started in our bakery using what we… More

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

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

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

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

How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowls

In honor of my granddaughter’s birthday party a few weeks ago, I decided to bake a special treat – cookie bowls – that could combine her (unbiased) love for Carol’s Cookies and ice cream. These cookie bowls are absolutely perfect for serving mini ice cream sundaes when you entertain! The treats were a big hit with both the kids and maybe even more so with the moms, so I just… More

5 Tips to Making Any Cookie Recipe Better

For years, people have been asking me how to perfect their homemade cookie recipes.  I’ve even seen online forums dedicated to “cracking the code” on how our cookie recipe differs from the others.  If you’re one of the curious ones, it’s pretty simple: Carol’s Cookies were born and perfected in the kitchen.  Even so, there are little tricks that helped my family recipe go from average cookie to the best… More

Cookie-in-a-Bowl

Combine a warm Carol’s Cookie with a scoop of your favorite ice cream to recreate our signature Cookie-in-a-Bowl dessert. If you are daring, add some whipped cream to the dessert ideas listed below for a bit more fun. Here are some suggestions of our personal favorites: Chocolate Chip Cookie without Nuts with French Vanilla ice cream topped with hot chocolate sauce Cinnamon Swirl Cookie with a scoop of Caramel ice cream topped… More

Warm ‘Em Up!

Heat up a thawed Carol’s Cookie in the microwave for about 40 seconds or in the oven for 1 1/2 minutes at 350 degrees for that just-out-of-the-oven gooey-ness.