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New Peanut Butter Kakookie Cups Recipe

Do you love Reese's peanut butter cups? Then you'll love this recipe our founder Sue Kakuk created using Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Kakookies! These plant-based and gluten-free treats are absolutely delicious and better for you too! The possibilities of customizing this are endless. Continue reading

Local Minnesota Gifts

We are so excited to featured in Plymouth Magazine's article on local holiday gifts, alongside our friends at Nikkolette's Macarons!

If any other month screams, “Cookies,” it’s December. With December 4 tagged as National Cookie Day, the month gets off to a sweet start. Plymouth resident Sue Kakuk created Kakookies, nutritious, grab ‘n’ go cookies made with whole grains, plant-based protein and superfood ingredients. Cookie flavors include: almond cranberry, Boundary Waters blueberry, cashew blondie (our editor’s favorite), dark chocolate cranberry and peanut butter chocolate chip.

“They are a perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite student, outdoors adventurer or busy young adult. Not only are they a super fun way to make your favorite holiday cookie exchange a little healthier, but they are perfect if you have someone participating with dietary restrictions,” All of the cookies are vegan and gluten-free, and Boundary Waters blueberry variety is also nut free.

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Pecan Pie Cookie Recipe from Sue!

Pecan Pie Cookie Recipe from Sue!

In the latest issue of Plymouth Magazine, Sue shares some of her favorite treats to bake during the holidays, including pecan pie cookies!

"I love cookies and am always finding ways to secretly incorporate healthful ingredients, yet still be indulgent. Instead of flour, I use nutrient rich pecans, oats and flax meal to create the most delicious gluten-free cookies. Shhh! Don't tell anyone as they'll never know! These cookies are so reminiscent of the classic holiday pecan pie you'll want to bake them all year long.  Enjoy!"  - Sue

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Feed the Front Lines!

We are excited to partner with another local Minnesota business, YouBetcha Box to help those on the Covid-19 frontlines!  YouBetcha Box curates a variety of gift boxes that feature MN local businesses!  From snacks, to hot sauces, pantry items, and treats, they ship these tasty boxes all over the US to share love from MN!  They recently created a Feed the Frontlines Box to help fuel our local heros on the frontline of the coronavirus with healthier local grab-n-go snacks!  Developed with input from nutritionists and hospital staff, this effort also supports small Minnesota businesses! We are grateful to be a part of this box and to help fuel health care workers!

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The power of oats!

We love celebrating National Oatmeal Cookie Day every year because oats are at the heart  ❤️ of every Kakookie.  This year, we are all experiencing different circumstances, but one thing that hasn’t changed: the all around goodness brought to you from whole grain oats and the comfort of eating a cookie!

In the spirit of all things oats we thought it was the perfect time to share THE POWER OF OATS:

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Instant Pot Creamy Kakookie Oatmeal

Who doesn't love oatmeal? And...who doesn't love cookies? So why not combine the best of both worlds into one delicious recipe! That's what @anaankeny did and we are swooning over her mouthwatering creations! SEE THE RECIPE Continue reading

The story behind our Boundary Waters Blueberry flavor

Let me introduce you to Boundary Waters Blueberry!

It's times like this, during Covid 19 crisis that many of us reflect on a simple question:  How did this happen or how did we get here? As a small local business, we are frequently asked, how did we get to where we are today? 

Every founder has a story.  It usually stems from a particular passion or finding a solution to a problem.  I originally created Kakookies for my daughter when she was a collegiate cyclist because I didn't feel good about her and her teammates stopping at Dunkin' Donuts before or after their races. 

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MN Hero Snack Pack

What fuels superheroes? Drive, passion, strength, courage, love, selflessness? Yes, and that’s just the start for frontline healthcare provider powerhouses.  But even superheroes need a snack break that nourishes them body and soul!  So Kakookies and several local food companies grabbed our masks and capes and partnered to create the MN HERO SNACK PACKS! Continue reading

Kakookies featured on Twin Cities Live!

We are so thrilled to have been featured on Twin Cities Live! Thank you to Kelli Hanson and Twin Cities Live for featuring Kakookies and other local producers. We appreciate the support and are so glad they love Kakookies!

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