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The BROOKIE COOKIE is described as insane,outrageous and "the best cookie I've ever had". We are born and made in Brooklyn!

Brooklyn, NY Food
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Meet The BROOKIE COOKIES!
Meet The BROOKIE COOKIES!

The BROOKIE COOKIE is an all natural chocolate cookie, that looks and tastes like a brownie. It has all natural ingredients such as unbleached unbromated flour, vanilla, cocoa and sugar. Made without preservatives, these cookies really pack a flavor punch! The name BROOKIE COOKIE has a double meaning. Brownie + Cookie = Brookie hence "The BROOKIE COOKIE" was born and we are located here in Brooklyn New York, how about that!

The BROOKIE COOKIE started in 2009 as an idea to have "cookie favors" at events by me, "Brookie" Nycole Sanders. Being in the fashion industry for over 10 years in design and product development, I have the passion, drive and expertise to create unique ideas and bring them to market. After leaving my most recent corporate product development position at Victoria's Secret PINK, I wanted to develop a product and enter the world of Entrepreneurship. Starting over was very intimidating at first, but once I was able to utilize my skills from my previous position into this new brand, it became just like breathing, and I just followed my instincts. The food industry is a very saturated market so the pressure to create something that is unique, stands out and that my customer loved was imperative. Honestly, starting without any formal culinary training to develop the recipe, was like being a mad scientist in a lab mixing, measuring, waiting and tasting. My mother used to bake for me all the time growing up, and still does. So the inspiration from that encouraged me to make this dream a reality! She was always baking, cooking and creating. Destiny has definitely brought me to you with this product, as so many customers, bloggers and fans, tell me that this cookie is the best they have EVER tasted. Whoa! The positive feedback has been so overwhelming and I am so happy and continue to use that feedback from blogger reviews, facebook and twitter as a stepping stone to develop more products and ideas.

There have been so many reviews on my website, where people write that their family members fought over the last cookie or how happy they were when they got their cookies for the first time, and how AMAZING they were. Some even say they are better than..."Oreos". Nothing in my soul gives me more satisfaction, than a happy customer!

We have been in business since March 2010 and just celebrated our 3rd birthday on March 26th, 2013. Each year we make strides in development by adding new products and services.This year we are aiming to service the public directly by setting up shop in a new storefront location in Brooklyn! It is an intimidating feat and we are up to the challenge. After all, anything you set your heart and mind to you can achieve! In order to continue to grow each year, we have new goals and milestones set to reach. We are claiming 2013 as our YEAR! We want to make our product available to the immediate public and expand our online fan base this Summer. This promotion is to raise funds for equipment, raw goods and construction.

Nothing in life comes easy, like with this business, and the ultimate reward is watching it grow and progress through blood, sweat and tears. The main goal is to make our customers happy. Starting a small business and developing a brand takes a lot of determination, dedication, persistence and possessing a "never give up" spirit! This product has been so positively received by our fans and customers, that we doggedly continue on from that positive reinforcement and support. They make it so worth while!

The BROOKIE COOKIE has been sold in select retail locations in the Brooklyn area and often sell out at demos and off the shelves. We know that this new store location will be a welcome commodity to the Brooklyn community. Ultimately the goal is to create jobs and open multiple locations...what a great way to stimulate the economy!

UNIQUE Ways to serve your BROOKIE COOKIES

The almond pecan is amazing on top of ice cream, add some whipped creme and fruit topping for fun!
The almond pecan is amazing on top of ice cream, add some whipped creme and fruit topping for fun!
2 original BROOKIE COOKIES with vanilla ice cream make a delicious ice cream sandwich!
2 original BROOKIE COOKIES with vanilla ice cream make a delicious ice cream sandwich!
As hors d'oeuvres on a party tray for a special event!
As hors d'oeuvres on a party tray for a special event!
You can even host a BROOKIE COOKIE party of your own, to spread the word!
You can even host a BROOKIE COOKIE party of your own, to spread the word!
Your Donations Are Truly Appreciated!
Your Donations Are Truly Appreciated!

Risks and challenges

RISKS & CHALLENGES are minimal, since we are in the shipping business, we have the experience to know:

1. How long our product will stay fresh. The development and testing of this product has yielded solid results, to where the receipt of each package is "out of the oven" fresh, every time!

2. The delivery time. We ship using the USPS, often utilizing flat rate shipping. This method increases the likelihood that your package will be delivered with a friendly smile from your neighborhood postal carrier, on time instead of dropped on your door step. Each package comes with a tracking number and a shipping confirmation email will be sent so that you can track your package online.

3. Once you receive your package, it will stay fresh longer if you pop it in the refrigerator until eaten or gifted. This is perfect if you have an event to order for or if you want to give your reward to a friend. The BROOKIE COOKIE guarantees that you can freeze your cookies safely for up to 3 months.

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FAQ

  • They can be refrigerated for at least 3-4 weeks and frozen safely for up to 3 months.

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  • At the moment we have a vegan version, gluten free is on the horizon soon. The vegan version is without eggs, butter or milk. The vegan version can be bought in "Pretzel Crunch" ,"Original" and Almond Pecan.

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  • If you have any nut allergies, these cookies are made in a peanut free facility, but advise severe sufferers to not take any chances.

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    Pledge $1.99 for an Original Sample.
    Your name will be added to our list of backers and you get a hand written thank you from Brookie for your contribution. Shipped out between July- August 2013. Be sure to type in $1.99 in order to receive your cookie. Thank YOU!

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    "Social Media Backer" Pledge $2.99 for a Pretzel Crunch. Your name will be added to our list of backers and you get a promotional brochure and hand written thank you from Brookie for your contribution. Shipped out between July- August 2013. Be sure to type in 2.99, in order to receive your cookie!

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    "Social Media Backer" 1 jumbo Cremepie, hand written thank you, and a promo flyer. The cremepies are ridiculously, good...everyone loves them! You will be listed on our website as a "Social Media Backer".

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    JUMBO BROOKIE "Sapphire Backer". You will receive the newest cookie "Pretzel Creme Crunch" and hand written thank you from Brookie and a catalog. You will be listed on our website as a "sapphire backer". Thank You!

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    "Sapphire Plus Backer" 1 Half dozen pretzel crunch cookies with a promotional brochure and a hand written thank you from Brookie! You will be listed on our website, as the "sapphire plus" backer.Thank You!

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    You will receive The BROOKIE COOKIE'S most popular cookie! 3 jumbo cremepies You will receive our new catalog, and arrives gift wrapped! You will receive a personally hand written "thank you" from Brookie. Your name will be listed on our website as a "premier backer plus". Thank You!

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    SAMPLER "Premier Backer". You will receive an array of The BROOKIE COOKIE'S most popular cookies! A half dozen jumbo versions of the cremepie(1), pretzel crunch(1) original(2) and almond pecan(2). You will receive our new catalog, and arrives gift wrapped! You will receive a personally hand written "thank you" from Brookie on a Brooklyn themed post card. Your name will be listed on our website as a "premier backer". Thank You!

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    "SPECIALTY BACKER" for the Vegan or "Delite" version of the original BROOKIE COOKIE. Vegan has no milk, eggs or sugar. The "Delite" is 1/2 the sugar of the original. You receive 1 dozen mixed of the version you choose. 1 promo flyer and a hand written thank you. You will be listed our webpage as a "specialty backer".

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    SAMPLER "Premier Backer Plus". You will receive a dozen mixed box of The BROOKIE COOKIE'S muffins and biscotti! . You will receive a promotional flyer, and arrives gift wrapped! You will receive a personally hand written "thank you" from Brookie on a Brooklyn themed post card. Your name will be listed on our website as a "premier backer plus". Thank You!

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    POP COLOR GIFT BOX! "Silver Backer".You will receive the 1 dozen mixed box of our most popular BROOKIE COOKIES, cremepie (2), pretzel crunch(2), original(4) and almond pecan(4) in a pop color gift box, with handle. Arrives wrapped in clear cello with colorful bow on top, ready for a perfect gift! You will receive a personally hand written "thank you" from Brookie and a Brooklyn themed tee shirt. You will be listed on our website as a "silver backer". Thank You!

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    SIGNATURE BRAND GIFT BOX! "Gold Backer". You will receive1/2 dozen mixed box of our most popular BROOKIE COOKIES creme pie(1), pretzel crunch(1), original(2) and almond pecan(2) in our "Signature" Gold and White Striped gift box, with white satin ribbon. Your reward comes with our new catalog and hand written thank you, a Brooklyn themed tee shirt, and a sample of the new Pretzel Creme Crunch! You will be listed on our website as a "gold backer". Thank You!

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    A BROOKIE COOKIE POP UP PARTY! "Elite Backer". You’ll receive 3 Large "Party Pack" boxes with 10 assorted party favors (5 cookies in each favor are 1 creme pie, 1 pretzel crunch, 1 almond pecan, 2 original ). The box has all the supplies you need to be ready have a unique party, including: balloons,table cloth, instructions... just add milk & ice cream. Great idea for a picnic, pool or office party! Sent every other month until December 2013, with a hand written thank you! We'll ship it to you or someone you choose as a gift! Perfect for a birthday party, book club, pool party, out door picnic or event! You will be listed on our website as an "elite backer". Thank You!

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    COOKIE SAMPLER OF THE MONTH CLUB! "Super Elite Backer". You’ll receive 1 dozen BROOKIE COOKIES every month for 6 months, until December 2013. We'll ship it to you or someone you choose as a gift. Ships in a gift box gift with a catalog perfect for a deliciously awesome gift! Sent with a hand written thank you. You will be listed on our website as a "gold elite backer". Thank You!

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    SPECIAL EVENT COOKIE HOR' DEVOURS PACKAGE! "Gold Elite Backer". You’ll receive 5 dozen assorted BROOKIE COOKIES every other month until December 2013, for a party or special event, feeds 30+ people. They'll arrive individually wrapped and can be sliced into Hor'devours, and placed on your favorite tray. We'll ship it to you or someone you choose as a gift. Ships with instructions and a catalog perfect for a deliciously awesome gift! Sent with a hand written thank you.You will be listed on our website as a "super elite backer". Thank You!

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    YOU ARE THE STAR! "Master Backer". A special BROOKIE COOKIE will be developed and named after you in your honor to be sold online for 6 months! You will be listed on our website, as the "master backer" along with your cookie (and a photo of you if you wish).You will also receive a dozen mixed BROOKIE COOKIES monthly, including your namesake cookie and hand written thank you, for 6 months, until December 2013. Thank You

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    YOU ARE THE STAR! "Platinum Backer". A special BROOKIE COOKIE will be developed and named after you and sold in our store! You will be listed on our store website, as the "platinum backer" along with your cookie (and a photo of you if you wish). This cookie will be sold online and in our new store for 1 year (when it opens), in honor of you! You will also receive a dozen mixed BROOKIE COOKIES monthly, including your namesake cookie and a hand written thank you, for 1 year, until June 2014. Thank You!

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Funding period

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