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Last-Minute Gifts for Triangle Foodies at Carolina Cookies

(The Triangle Trend) — The only downfall of gourmet cookie delivery is that you may never be able to go back to Chips Ahoy. Even nutter butters just won’t suffice anymore.

However, it’s an experience well worth gifting to a foodie with a wicked sweet tooth. With prices starting at $16, you really can’t go wrong with Carolina Cookies’ holiday treats.

They offer holiday boxes for nearly every occasion, including Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Memorial Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, Independence Day, Halloween… need I go on?

While other gifts may miss the mark on certain holidays, you really can’t ever go wrong with cookies. Even the most critical of gift recipients can’t help but smile at a decadent cookie box. Gifted alongside something else or not.

Based in NC, Carolina Cookies offers 1 – 7 Business Days Ground shipping for $11.95. While Amazon Prime may have spoiled lots of us with free shipping, $11.95 is a totally justifiable fee after you see just how many flavors Carolina Cookies offers.

You can choose the flavors yourself or let them choose by selecting one of their cookie assortments, those being: Assortment A, Assortment B, Baker’s Assortment, Fall Assortment, Holiday Assortment, No Chocolate Assortment, No Nut Assortment, or Sugar-Free Assortment.

Assortment A contains Chunky Chocolate Pecan, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, Triple Chocolate Pecan, and Oatmeal Raisin.

Assortment B contains Chunky Chocolate, Chunky Reese’s Peanut Butter, Old Fashioned Sugar, and Oatmeal Cranberry Nut.

Available September to January, their Holiday box contains Chunky Chocolate Pecan, Cranberry Pistachio, Gingerbread, and Peppermint Hot Chocolate. A more than worthy pick for a mouth-watering Christmas gift. Just make sure your gift recipient isn’t allergic to nuts!

According to Carolina Cookies “Perfect little sprigs of holly adorn this lovely Christmas cookie box. Freshly baked, packed, and shipped on the same day, our individually-wrapped cookies are perfect as a gift, to share with your family, or to simply devour on your own.”

Available September to March, their Fall box contains Milk Chocolate, Apple Cider, Honey Nut Granola, and Sugar. Another delicious seasonal gift for a loved one who isn’t allergic to nuts.

As for the other assortments, we’ll let them be a surprise!

Their unique cookie flavors include:

  • Apple Cider
  • Chunky Chocolate
  • Chunky Chocolate Pecan
  • Chunky Milk Chocolate
  • Chunky Peanut Butter
  • Cranberry Pistachio
  • Gingerbread
  • Honey Nut Granola
  • Oatmeal Cranberry Nut
  • Oatmeal Raisin
  • Peppermint Hot Chocolate
  • Sugar
  • Triple Chocolate Pecan
  • White Chocolate Macadamia Nut
  • Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip
  • Sugar-Free Oatmeal
  • Sugar-Free Peanut Butter

Each cookie box offers the counts of:

  • 12 cookies
  • 18 cookies
  • 30 cookies
  • 36 cookies

Each box starts at $21.95 for 12 cookies. $29.95 for 18 cookies. $44.95 for 30 cookies. And $51.95 for 36 cookies.

For one gift recipient, their 12 cookie box should be more than enough though!

Our top recommendations for holiday gifts would be their:

Embossed Cookie Box with Season’s Greetings for $37.95. You’ll get 24 of their delicious gourmet flavors in a fashionably seasonal box.

Holly Cookie Gift Box filled with 8, 12, 30, or 36 of their fresh gourmet flavors in a cute square-ish holly print gift box with a ribbon.

Winter Wonderland Cookie Gift Box filled with one to three dozens of your favorite flavor or any of their assortments. Packaged in wrapping paper showcasing the many articles of winter.

Red Berry Hinged Ribbon Cookie Box filled with three dozen of your choice flavor(s) in a stylish white and red nature-esque box.

Whether or not you’re shopping on a budget, I strongly suggest you check out their specials page. You can snag some of their trays, baskets, buckets, or tins for up to $10 off.

The list is ever-changing, but I’m currently eyeing a gingerbread tin that starts at $18.95.

Every day is a great day to shop local and the holiday season offers plenty of opportunities. Happy Holidays!

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Cierra Smith | Editor

Raleigh-born writer passionate about cultural awareness and social change. You’ll typically find me somewhere studying a language, writing, or doing pilates. Consider me a health-conscious foodie with an interest in all diets and lifestyles.

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