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Monday, January 14, 2008

Chrysalis Dairy-Free Wheat-Free Cookies

Biochemist Linda Hardin, like many other mothers, needed to learn how to make wheat-free and dairy-free cookies for her children who had food allergies.

Unlike most she's trying to turn them into a business. She's just started an online store at www.doughgirlskitchen.com/, although www.chrysaliscookie.com redirects you to the same place.

To be precise, she doesn't sell cookies, she sells frozen cookie dough that you bake yourself. This allows her to use a commercial supplier to cut costs.


She's selling five varieties of cookies - Unbelievable Chocolate Chip, Old Fashioned Molasses, Very Vanilla Sugar, Granny's Chocolate Crinkles, and Chewy Cranberry Oatmeal - in batches of 3 dozen pre-portioned frozen dough pieces. The site doesn't technically go live until Jan. 28, but you get $3.00 off the normal $25.99 cost.

You can read more about Hardin in this article by Meg Dedolph in the Naperville Sun.

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2 comments:

Kate Erdmann said...

I just tasted Linda's cookies.

Oh my, where's the milk! Some of the best tasting cookies out there! I highly recommend them to everyone, no allergies required. Job well done.

Anonymous said...

Too bad Linda Hardin has decided to "market" her cookies by pretending to be a thrilled customer who "found" the cookies and posting about them on the internet:

http://www.lthforum.com/bb/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=20879

I don't care how good they are. I don't buy products from people who act so unethically.