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2021 Ultimate North Texas Girl Scout Cookie Guide

gs cookiesby Steven Doyle

For more than 80 years, Girl Scouts have sold cookies to raise funds to support their scouting activities. Today, the sale of Girl Scout Cookies raises more than $800 million each year, making the Girl Scout Cookie Program the largest girl-led business in the country.

Girl Scout Cookies got their start in the kitchens of Girl Scouts and their mothers. Girl Scouts began to sell cookies as a way to finance their scouting activities as early as 1917, just five years after Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low started the first Girl Scout group in Savannah, Georgia. Continue reading

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Pastry Chef Samantha Moss Has Your Pixie Pie Waiting For You

image1 (27).jpeg by Steven Doyle

We seem to have an affinity for pastry at CraveDFW and today we visit with Samantha Moss, owner of Pixie Pies located in Oak Cliff. Although Pixie Pies is not a brick and mortar restaurant you may order from the unique pastry shop via Facebook, and what a fantastic time to enjoy these amazing pies and other beautiful pasties. Continue reading

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Kookie Haven is Cookie Heaven

image3 (15).jpegby Steven Doyle

When sisters Nita Briggs, Kim Haynes and Darla McCuen sat down to decide what business they would open it became vastly clear they needed to resurrect their mother’s recipes and open the bakery that it now at 337 West Jefferson in Dallas. Kookie Haven is often confused for just a cookie shop because of the name, but that was actually their mother’s name, and although she is in heaven now it is a haven for those that love great pastries.

We sat down with sister Nita today because we needed to find out why people were flocking to this shop located next to Cultivar and Small Brew Pub.  Continue reading


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Celebrate Chocolate Chip Cookie Day at a Tollhouse Cafe


As if you needed another excuse to enjoy fresh-baked Nestlé Toll House cookies from the Tollhouse Cafe, the calendar offers this helpful reminder: May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day.

The tasty dessert destination is celebrating the occasion by serving up its classic cookie, full of soft chocolate chips, at a very special price. Continue reading

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Eatzi’s Celebrates The Cookie This Season


As we approach National Cookie Day on December 4, it’s the perfect time to enjoy Eatzi’s cookie dough (and pretend you’re an expert baker for the day). Eatzi’s offers several types of fresh-baked cookies daily, however for those looking to add a little DIY to their day, the market and bakery also offers cookie dough by the dozen.  Continue reading

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Warm Boxes of Cookies Make Their Way to Allen and McKinney


Cookie lovers in Allen and McKinney, rejoice! Tiff’s Treats, a Texas-based company known for its delicious cookies and brownies, baked fresh and delivered warm, is opening at 977 State Highway 121, Suite 160, (at Watters and 121) in Allen, to serve residents and businesses in the Allen and McKinney areas.   Continue reading

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