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These Cookies Will Leave You Shooketh

National Cookie Day is coming up on Sunday, December 4. If you are planning a spotlight feature on America’s favorite sweet treat, I hope that you will consider including cookies from Lizzie Lu Luxury Treats. Owner, T’Juanna Winters uses a family recipe for Butter Cookies passed down for generations and tops each cookie with a warm butter glaze and various fruit toppings, so it ends up resembling a cobbler. T’Juanna call them Shookies, because you will be shooketh when you taste how incredibly delicious these cookies are. 

At Lizzie Lu Luxury Treat, they use the freshest ingredients and limitless imagination to create high-quality candies, cakes and cookies in flavor profiles, both traditional and imaginative, packaged to impress the receiver. The family recipes T’Juanna Winters uses have been passed down over the years and reimagined for new generations of fans to enjoy them.

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Lizzie Lu’s Luxury Treats Makes Life Even Sweeter

T’Juanna Winters (called Lil’ Lizzie by her family) learned to bake at the feet of grandmother, Elizabeth Jones. She always loved being in the kitchen and bringing joy to others through the foods her family created together but never considered turning her love of culinary arts into a career. At the urging of family and friends, Winters launched Lizzie Lu Luxury Treats in December 2019 to honor her grandmother’s belief that if you do good, you’ll do well. The store was an immediate hit, but T’Juanna was forced to shutter her doors just a few months after the opening due to the pandemic.

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Kookie Haven is Cookie Heaven

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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. Continue reading

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The Galleria Celebrates a Century of Girl Scouts

Each year CraveDFW celebrates the Girl Scouts, but this is next level at the Galleria.

For the past seven years, Galleria Dallas has hosted teams of local Girl Scouts as they practiced design, engineering and architecture skills with Cookie Box Creations. That local event will not occur this year, but that won’t stop area Girl Scouts from sharing their message, and their tasty cookies, with Galleria Dallas shoppers.

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2021 Ultimate North Texas Girl Scout Cookie Guide

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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

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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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