One Girl Cookies.
Where do I even begin, I love this place so, so much???
Okay, I’ll start at the beginning.
Mike’s cousin lives around the corner and took us there a few years ago. It was literally love at first sight – and bite.
The bakery itself is beyond charming – cute and cool, stylish and warm, all at the same time. Owner Dawn Casale is a former accessories manager for Barney’s, and her eye for detail is evident in the color palette, graphics, packaging, display and overall design of the store. Being there is like hanging out with the coolest, most fashionable girl in school, who turns out to be super nice and friendly too.
Am I gushing?
Wait, I haven’t even gotten to the good stuff.
If you’ve been reading my blog for
a while more than 5 minutes, you know that I love to bake. And WE love to eat. So we’ve had our (ahem) “share” of sweet treats. And I can honestly say that One Girl Cookies’ are some of the best cupcakes, whoopie pies and cookies (yes, we sampled them all….) I’ve ever had. The fanciest? No. The most exotic? No. Perfectly executed? A mouth-full-of-cake “yes”.
So you can imagine my excitement when I discovered that a cookbook was in the works. I waited patiently and it finally arrived just a few weeks ago. Have you ever taken a cookbook to bed with you? And read it from cover to cover? No? Well I did – and all the recipes were there. The whoopie pies. The cupcakes. The cookies.
And did I mention that there’s a great love story? With a happy ending (of course). It’s in the book too.
I’m doubly excited to be sharing One Girl Cookies with you now because I am about to start a new recipe series and her whoopie pies will be the very first feature.
Here’s a peek:
While you’re waiting, here’s what to do:
1. Get the book.
2. Go to the bakery (she has a second location too – right in DUMBO! Get a treat to-go and visit this).
3. Thank me (with a mouth-full-of-whoopie-pie, ideally).