I was at dinner with some friends last week and the topic of Father’s Day gifts came up. Yep, somehow it’s June already and many of us are saying, “oh shoot! I need to get something for Dad!” But how many shirts, ties and grill tools can you really buy one person in their lifetime? From there we got into a pretty funny conversation about the plethora of generic Father’s Day… More
Chicago is a city that’s passionate about food and hard work. Many of you know our great city for “Chicago Style” hot dogs, pizza and Italian beef. On the sweeter side of life, there are iconic companies like Garret’s Popcorn, Eli’s Cheesecake (and Carol’s Cookies!) that have left quite an impression. On the restaurant front, we’re grateful for Lettuce Entertain You. And for the best quick lunch you’ve ever had,… More
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
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.
Cut up your cookies in smaller pieces, place them in a freezer-safe bag and store them in your freezer. People love the frozen chunks! And remember, there are no calories in the small pieces (wink, wink). FYI, the cookies have a 6-month shelf-life when kept frozen.
You sometimes enjoy breakfast for dinner; why not have breakfast for dessert? Break up an Oatmeal Raisin with Pecans Cookie and add your favorite milk for a great way to start your day.
Crush up a variety of Carol’s Cookies, your choice, and roll them using a little butter to form a pie crust. Line the bottom of a pie pan with this crust. Swirl vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt and chocolate sauce together, fill the pie pan with the Carol’s Cookies pie crust and fill it with the ice cream or frozen yogurt. Freeze it and serve when you… More
Fill a disposable pie pan with Carol’s Cookies Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookie Dough. Bake it in a convection oven at 350 degrees and let cool to room temperature. Fill with fruit of your choice (we prefer berries) and top with whipped cream. Serve chilled and prepare to make friends.
Scooping heaping spoonfuls of Carol’s Cookie dough onto a baking sheet and bake as directed. Cool cookies completely to room temperature. Use fresh made buttercream frosting (or cheat and use store bought) and frost bottom of one cookie…top with another cookie and you are sure to be an instant hit.
Roll your cookie dough into truffle-sized balls, then freeze. Dip them in melted candy coating or chocolate that will harden. Please note that we do not promote eating raw cookie dough…we do use ultra-pasteurized eggs…but the warning is actually because eating our cookie dough can be extremely addicting! Consider yourself warned….