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I've been baking "fully functional" cookies locally for two years. I want to create new lines & extend my reach beyond the Bay Area.
I've been baking "fully functional" cookies locally for two years. I want to create new lines & extend my reach beyond the Bay Area.
157 backers pledged $13,140 to help bring this project to life.

GOOGLE, GLUTEN FREE and New 1.5oz Cookies!


Dear Kickstarter backers,

I hope your 2014 has been a good one so far. It's been a crazy wonderful couple of months at The Cookie Department. In January we launched our 1.5oz cookie we call "break size". These were created to meet the needs of our biggest customer, Google and similar commercial accounts. But the response to our break size cookie has been tremendous, so we've started providing the option to our retail customers and online addicts!

Next month we're finally launching our gluten free "Cherry Bomb", a first to market probiotic double chocolate chip cherry cookie! We took the time we needed to get this one just right. We think our fans will find that it was worth the wait!

We've been making great headway with our distribution network. We're in talks with UNFI, the world's largest distributor of natural products. In April we're meeting with Costco Northern California, hearing from Virgin America Airlines and closing a deal with Barnes & Noble College Bookstores (with over 700 college campuses in the US!) Meantime, it seems every week we add another hi-tech campus to our roster of happy cookie customers.

These developments have been the result of a lot of hard work and long hours, great customers who keep coming back for more, and of course our enthusiastic backers, especially the early ones like you!

If you're on Instagram, be sure and check us out @CookieDept and consider following us for all the latest! And if you'd like to try our new break size cookies, go to Use coupon code KICKSTART (valid through April 30th) to receive a 20% discount on your next order.

Thank you again for all your support!

All the best,

Akiva Co-founder, COO The Cookie Department, Inc.

Cookies Are The New Bar!


Hello TCD supporters,

This year has been a crazy (good!) one at The Cookie Department. Google is considering stocking their micro kitchens with TDC and purchasers at Raley's Supermarkets, Target, Virgin Airlines and Barnes & Noble College Book Stores are talking to us for 2014. The Cookie Department is looking forward to a great year ahead with all signs pointing north!

As some of you already know, we've started working with a west coast distribution company called Tony's Fine Foods. Our product is now available through e-commerce sites like and, as well as through our own web store, We receive orders from around the country and are starting to see some interest in Canada and even Europe.

The holidays are fast approaching. We are offering our Kickstarter supporters a special discount on all holiday orders. If you decide to send cookies to friends and family this holiday season, order online and enter in coupon code CUZM6T to receive an instant 20% off on all orders. Feel free to share this coupon code with friends and family, and use it as often as you like until the end of 2013. You can order cookies here:

Thank you again for all your support! It's because of you that we're still making cookies and sharing the love.

All the best,

Akiva Co-founder and COO The Cookie Department


Hey all you amazing people,

The Cookie Department is on Instragram.  If you're on Instagram, check us out @CookieDept and be sure to follow us.  Don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook @thecookiedepartment. 

Our "Kickstarter deal" is almost over.  Now through July 31st, for every dozen that you order on our web store, you'll receive THREE FREE COOKIES! 

More to come!

All the best,

Akiva Resnikoff - Co-Founder, COO

The Cookie Department

The Cookie Department Progress and Kickstarter Online Deal!


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Great Full for Thanksgiving giving back raffle and UPDATE!!!

Dear Friends,

We hope you enjoyed your Kickstarter pledge reward. If for some reason, you have not received it, please be sure to shoot us an email to and we'll look into it.

TCD sales are going great; we're in 54 stores nationwide, adding new accounts every day. We’ve launched our online store and now have the ability to take orders directly from consumers!

We’re also proud to announce our first giving back campaign – TDC’s Great Full for Thanksgiving raffle. Enter our raffle online, and The Cookie Department will donate one meal to the San Francisco Food Bank for Thanksgiving; no purchase necessary. Share our campaign on Facebook or Twitter and if your friend signs up, you’ll be entered again! For more info and to enter, visit:

Finally, we’re super excited about launching cookie no. 6 in the TDC line-up: a gluten-free double chocolate cherry cookie. We can’t yet disclose the special function of this cookie, nor the name, but we do promise that, as always, it will be a first of it’s kind.

To find out where you can purchase The Cookie Department, check out our store locator at Also please be sure to "Like" us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @CookieDept

Big, big thanks again for all of your amazing support!


Akiva Resnikoff & Pam Marcus  

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