Top 5 Treats You Should Serve at A Graduation Party

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Do you have a recent grad in the family worth celebrating? A graduation party may seem like a simple and straightforward affair to plan, but you’d be surprised by the number of things you need to consider such as the decorations, activities, and the types of foods you need to serve. The first step is, of course, to choose a theme that matches the interests of the grad and creates custom decorations that help set the mood for the event. Of course, no party is complete without our list of top 5 treats you should serve at a graduation party!

Freshly Baked Cookies

Nothing brings back nostalgic memories of childhood than freshly baked cookies, and without it, no graduation party is truly complete! You can opt to bake chocolate chip cookies from a pre-made mix or a personal recipe, but if you know you’re not the best cook, there is a much better option– the Black and White Cookie Company. They have a wonderful selection of kosher cookies with yummy vanilla and chocolate frosting on top. The 14-pack mini black and white cookies are perfect for a party where the majority of the guests will be standing!

Buttercream Frosted Cupcakes

Coupled with cookies, buttercream frosted cupcakes are among the most popular desserts to serve to grads. If you have a theme all picked out for the graduation party, you can opt to bake or purchase custom cupcakes that blend in with the overall feel of the party. In fact, cupcake toppers and colored sprinkles can set the mood for any event!

Pizza with Popular Toppings

Now that you’ve given everyone a boost of sugar, it’s time to add a bit of salt to the diet. Pizza is not just affordable, but an easily recognized staple food in every American’s diet. For the purpose of saving money and ensuring that the pizza is bite-sized, you may wish to slice the pizza into smaller pieces to fit onto a platter. Finish off the pizza pieces with decorated toothpicks to match your event.

Home Popped Popcorn

Popcorn is yet another favorite to serve alongside the infamous pizza. The great thing about popcorn is that it can be salted and buttered, but it can be found in other flavors as well. Depending on how much sugar you really want to serve, you may add caramel or chocolate. However, if you prefer to stick to salty, popcorn can be found with powdered cheese on top!

Flavored Chips

Lastly, it makes sense to provide a treat that everyone can eat in the form of flavored chips. Sour cream and onion or regular chips are great appetizers, and they can fill everyone’s bellies on a budget. If you’d like to mix things up a bit, pour different flavored chips into a large bowl and give everyone the element of surprise.

 

When choosing treats to serve at a graduation party, make sure to consider the personal favorites of the grad being celebrated. The foods described above by no means serve as a comprehensive list, so feel free to mix and match as you like! Contact The Black and White Cookie Company today for more information.

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Top Spring and Summer Occasions Where Cookies Are Needed

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The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and soon the pool toys will be coming out. There are many occasions during the spring and summer months where you are going to need either gifts or snacks to feed a hungry horde. Everyone knows that black and white cookies are great to eat and easy to hand out to a hungry crowd. What you might not know is that there are many occasions where they will do the trick. With that being said, read on below for some of the top spring and summer occasions where these cookies are needed and will be greatly appreciated as well.

Graduation

 June is when the graduations start. Whether it’s the pre-K, kindergarten, 5th grade, 8th grade, or that all important high school graduation cookies are a treat that everyone will love. You can order some black and white cookies and give them as a graduation gift wrapped all nice and neat in a pretty container or feed them to everyone at the after-graduation party for a sumptuous treat.

Father’s Day

 Father’s Day is also in June and what could be better than to give your father the gift of cookies. If your father is like mine, he has every gift under the sun, and you are always scrambling for something to give him. There is nothing better than a tin of his favorite cookies to make him happy on Father’s Day. Throw in a couple of season tickets to his favorite team’s baseball games and you will certainly have a home run.

End of the Year School Parties

 Everyone does end of the school year parties. June is full of parties for everyone from elementary school kids to seniors about to embark on life. Make sure that you add cookies to the food that you are going to serve to your guests. The cookies are easy to clean up after, can be eaten on the run, and make the perfect snack for everything from a waterslide party to a party in the garden of your home.

Fourth of July Party

 The big event of the summer, of course, is the fourth of July. Everyone will be out in full mass to celebrate the freedom of our country. If you are throwing a July 4th bash, then you can’t forget to order the cookies. They go great with hot dogs, hamburgers, and fireworks.

Back to School/Off to College

 As the summer draws to a close, you will want to have plenty of cookies to pack for your little one’s lunch when they are back in school. Cookies also make the perfect gift for your older ones to take with them to college. Make sure to keep the cookies in a large supply to send in those care packages you are sure to send to your college freshman.

 

These are just a few of the events that will demand cookies this spring and summer. For more information on the best cookies around, visit The Black and White Cookie Company today.

 

 

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Cookies Are King – Why Pool Parties Deserve B & W Cookie Treats

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Pool parties are a summer staple. They’re a time when friends and loved ones can get together and really enjoy each others company. Among the barbecue ribs and potato salad, there’s a new kid in town – cookies, namely Black and White cookies. Long a mainstay of New York cafe cuisine Black & White cookies are the perfect treat for the great outdoors. What could be better for those fun-filled summer days than a vanilla flavored cookie with a hint of lemon.

Black & White cookies are a pleasure that can be shared between adults and kids. Who doesn’t love a cookie?

Here are some of the reasons why these sweet treats are absolutely ideal for your next pool party.

#1 The Kids (And You)

For the kids, cookies are a handheld treat that simply doesn’t stop giving. Combine them with some freshly squeezed lemonade and you have a treat that will keep the younger members of the family occupied for hours. Gone are the nags about when they can eat – the cookies will take care of the problem. For adults Black & White cookies go great with a cup of tea or coffee, or simply help yourself to a glass of the kid’s lemonade – it’s a blast of taste from childhood – and it never gets old.

#2 Easy Peasy

Possibly one of the best thing about these evergreen treats is that that they are available wherever you live. They can be delivered right to your door – so your pool party preparations never need to be interrupted, and you can set up the tables and prepare the barbecue safe in the knowledge that even if the family arrive early there’ll already be something that will keep mouths and tummies occupied until the main attraction – the barbecue.

#3 The Perfect Memory

If there’s one thing that people need these days, it’s a memory – and not one that is provided by a smartphone image. If you want to really reserve a place in someone’s heart after your pool party is finished, then you need to provide a memento that will tug at the heartstrings and give people a reason (aside from the great ribs) to attend your next party at poolside. One of the ways to do this is to provide a physical party favor. Black & White cookies are the perfect solution.

With just a little bit of inventiveness, you can put together a party pack with these cookies that guests can take home and enjoy at their leisure. They’ll probably enjoy them the next day at work or in the comfort of their own home along with a cup of their favorite hot beverage – and you can be sure that the memories that you create will be at the top of their minds.

 

These are more than cookies. Black & White cookies are raw material for the creation of memories. Contact the Black and White Cookie Company to order today.

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Easy Tips for Keeping the Kids Busy This Summer

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The summer months are rapidly approaching, and kids are about to have an awful lot of free time on their hands once school lets out. It’s great having them around, of course, but every parent or guardian needs to have some activities planned to help keep them busy while you try to get things done around the house. Otherwise, the whole place might erupt into pure chaos! Continue on to check out some easy tips for keeping the kids busy this summer.

First of all, every day is going to require you to come up with some sort of meal plan. Why not include the kids now and then to make them a part of whatever you’re cooking up? For instance, you can have them form an assembly line of sorts to help you get ingredients together to make your own homemade pizza or even bake a cake. You can also help them learn some responsibility by giving each kid some sort of job at dinner each night. One can lay out the plates while another handles silverware, and if you have a third they can take care of gathering everything up once everyone is done.

You’re going to have to keep the kids’ growing appetites sated in between meals as well. You should keep plenty of easy to get to snacks around, including apples and other fruits, string cheese, and the occasional handful of nuts or maybe small bags of pretzels. If you’re in the mood to reward them with something sweet and also try something new, you should have some of the tasty offerings from the Black and White Cookie Company on hand. Light snacks between meals are said to help boost the metabolism, so as long as the portions are small enough, there’s no need to worry about opening the door to any weight gain.

Beyond meals, personal activities that keep the kids occupied, quiet, and stationary for at least an hour or two are also good to have on hand. There’s plenty of opportunity for that with electronic devices such as tablets, laptops, computers, and gaming consoles of course, but if you want to avoid everyone going into a vegetable state, you can try to keep some classic means of fun on hand as well. For instance, you can invest in one of those giant puzzles that everyone can work on in turns. It might even take you the whole summer to complete!

Lots of paper with machine washable markers can also lead to some fun times with art. It’s good to inspire creativity like this. One of your children might even have a knack for music, so you can always look into some online guitar or piano lessons. Keeping the brain going is good in general, obviously, so you might also want to have a few crossword books ready to hand out whenever boredom strikes. If you can organize a family trivia night, that’s a fantastic means of keeping everyone’s minds active without it feeling like too much work. Above all, just remember to have fun!

 

Contact The Black and White Cookie Company today for all of your cookie needs!

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Top 3 Reasons Black and White Cookies Make Great Party Favors for June Weddings

Weddings today are much more personalized and unique to each individual. Rather than the ‘cookie cutter’ weddings of decades ago, couples today are choosing to break all tradition and do things their way. This means that party favors don’t have to be all about fruitcake! They can be anything you wish, so hey why not give your guests delicious, creamy cookies to take home? The Black and White Cookie Company has an array of unique and tasty treats that melt-in-your-mouth. You can order cookies online if you don’t live in the Brooklyn area. Here are the top 3 reasons Black and White cookies make great party favors for June weddings:

  • Unique: Let’s face it – no one eats fruitcake, no matter how pretty the packaging. These pieces sit in someone’s china cabinet or shelf for years untouched; or, they simply get thrown out, to be forgotten forever. Cookie party favors make a unique gift. It lets your guests know that you appreciate their involvement in your special day. Black and white cookies are lovingly made with a cake-like texture and then covered with half chocolate and half vanilla These New York cookies were sadly only available to those in the local area in the past, but thanks to the internet and technology, they can be ordered and delivered almost anywhere. When you order cookies online, you don’t have to worry about them not being fresh when they arrive. They are packaged and sealed so they are as fresh when they are delivered as when they came out of the oven in the bakery.
  • Cost effective: Party favors can get quite expensive, and if you don’t have a large budget you can quickly find yourself struggling to pay for everything. Guests expect a good meal or buffet at a wedding, nice surroundings, and great music, so that is where a bulk of wedding budgets go. When you order traditional cookies online and use them as party favors for your guests, you are opting for a more cost effective approach to giving your guests a memento to take home.
  • Tasty: Of course, your guests may not wait to get home before diving into these treats! They look as good as they taste; vanilla with just a hint of lemon, covered in both chocolate and vanilla flavors. The biggest dilemma will be which side of the cookie to eat first. Don’t expect these to sit on a shelf for years, or get thrown away; they are sure to get gobbled up, either at your wedding reception or as soon as your guests arrive home – they’re that irresistible! These are every bit as good as your grandmother used to make (ok, maybe just a tad better but don’t tell her that). The company has spent more than a century perfecting their recipe.

So if you are planning a June wedding, make sure your party favors include these delicious black and white cookies. These are so popular they were featured on an episode of the iconic sitcom Seinfeld. So if they’re good enough for Jerry, they’re surely good enough for your wedding guests!

The Black and White Cookie Company has been Brooklyn’s premier bakery for more than a century. Visit the website for more information about our delicious offerings.

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