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Artisanal Sonoma County Food & Drink Easter Basket Ideas

A red box with the COOKIE... take a bite! logo stamped on it with a variety of fresh baked cookies in front of it

Locally Made Gourmet Cookies, Sonoma County Wines, and Craft Beers to Fill Your Easter Baskets With!

If there is one thing we know about living in the heart of Wine Country, it’s how to celebrate the love of all things delicious! We also believe that you’re never too old to enjoy a sweet surprise on Easter! 

So if you’re looking for unique, handcrafted gift ideas to add to your Easter Basket this year we have you covered! Below we highlight some of our favorite Sonoma County wines and craft beers to pair with our seasonal Spring cookie flavors this Easter!   

Gourmet Easter Cookies

Whenever you enjoy one of our handcrafted cookies, you are not only supporting our family-owned bakery, but also many other local producers in our area as well. We are proud to source our organic ingredients from local growers and farmers to bring you fresh-baked seasonal gourmet cookies.

Custom Easter Cookie Gift Tin

To celebrate the delicious and diverse flavors of Sonoma County in the springtime, we have created a one-of-a-kind Easter Cookie gift tin! This beautifully printed artist tin is full of gourmet spring cookie flavors including our award-winning Lemon Moon cookie, Chocolate Raspberry Splash cookie, Jam Thumbprint cookie, and more.

The perfect Easter Basket addition for all ages!

Wine and Cookie Pairing Easter Basket Ideas

If you are looking to share the spoils of Wine Country with someone special this Easter, our Spring cookie flavors are the perfect treat to pair with many Sonoma County wines!

Wine and Cookie Pairing Gift Tin

Our best-selling Wine and Cookie Pairing gift tins feature seasonal cookies flavors all handcrafted to be enjoyed alongside Sonoma County’s most popular wines. Each gift tin also includes a detailed pairing sheet for the ultimate wine and cookie pairing experience!

Sonoma County Wines and Cookie Pairings

lemon moon cookie

If you are looking for a gift for white wine lovers, our Lemon Moon Cookies paired with a bottle of Gap’s Crown Vineyard Chardonnay from Three Sticks Winery in Sonoma is the perfect addition to their Easter basket! The creamy sweetness of this cookie combined with the fresh tangy flavor from fresh-picked lemons makes for a delicious pairing for this light, crisp local Chardonnay.

zesty tea cookie

For the rosé-all-day babes, we suggest pairing the Three Sticks Winery Casteñada Rosé with our Zesty Tea Cookies. This wine is a springtime staple in Sonoma County with notes of fresh citrus and fruity strawberries, which creates the perfect sweet and spicy melody when combined with our zesty cookies.

Craft Beer and Cookie Pairing Easter Basket Ideas

If you couldn’t tell, we take home-grown pretty seriously around here. Whether you enjoy a fresh pour of a citrusy IPA or a more dark and rich Lager, we’re sure to have a cookie you can pair with your favorite Sonoma County craft beer.

Sonoma County Craft Beer and Cookie Pairings

sonoma trekker cookie

If you know someone whose Easter Sunday wouldn’t be complete without a refreshing brew, try the Best Life Blond Ale from HenHouse Brewing Co. in Santa Rosa paired with our Sonoma Trekker Cookies. This light tropical session is the perfect beer to enjoy on a beautiful spring day, especially alongside our sweet and tangy cranberry oatmeal cookies. 

classic chocolate chip cookie

For all the chocolate lovers out there, nothing beats our Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies paired with the O.V.L. Dry Irish Stout from the infamous Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa. The dry, chocolaty, roasted malt flavors of this craft beer perfectly compliment the sweet and melty chocolate chips found in every bite of this timeless cookie.

Celebrate the Flavors of Sonoma County with Easter Cookie Gifts Tins 

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Share delicious gourmet cookies made from organic Sonoma County ingredients with loved ones near and far this spring! Order your artisanal Easter Cookie Gifts online today to enjoy all our seasonal flavors just in time for Easter. 

We offer nationwide shipping on all of our cookie gifts with protective gift wrapping available to ensure you can surprise someone special with fresh Sonoma County treats. 

We can also accommodate local cookie deliveries to customers in Santa Rosa, or pick up your cookie gifts from our Cookie Counter

Looking for the perfect last-minute addition to your Easter Basket? You can shop our pre-packaged gourmet treats at a number of locations throughout Sonoma County as well!

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Cookies at Birthday Parties: Platters and Party Favors

Kids Love Cookies for Their Birthday Parties!

It’s no secret, cookies are one of kids’ favorite treats. If it was up to them, they would probably make up their own food group! So it comes as no surprise that we are seeing more and more cookies at kids’ birthday parties. 

We think a birthday party is the perfect time to let kids indulge their sweet tooth, and COOKIE…take a bite! cookies are the ideal size for little ones. Read on to find out more reasons cookies belong at your child’s next birthday party!

Cookie Platters Instead of Birthday Cake

platters of cookies on table with black table cloth

Cookies platters are the perfect alternative to a large birthday cake. As a parent and the party planner, you must cross your fingers and hope that all of the guests will love a cake’s flavor — and we know this isn’t the case with kids. Even if it is the most delicious cake in Sonoma County, children’s allergies and taste buds are all over the place, making a single flavor a hard crowd pleaser. The perfect solution to this is a cookie platter. 

COOKIE…take a bite! has a range of cookie flavors to include on platters, from classic Chocolate Chip to rotating seasonal options. Choose 5, 6 or 7 flavors to include on your platter — every guest will be happy with their birthday party dessert! 

Send Guests Home with Cookie Birthday Favors 

Another fantastic birthday party idea is to send guests home with favor bags filled with COOKIE…take a bite! cookies. Kids and adults alike will love receiving these sweet treats at the end of the party. Cookies can be ordered by the dozen and are based on available flavors. 

Made with premium ingredients and using as many local and organic ingredients as possible, our cookies are hand-crafted daily in our Santa Rosa location, ensuring fresh and delicious favors for your birthday party. 

Local Cookie Delivery for Birthday Parties

If you are planning a large birthday event in Sonoma County, COOKIE…take a bite! is here to help. Included in our catering options is a Cookie Bar Extravaganza, in which we create an extraordinary visual and tasty display for your party. Choose up to 6 flavors and your table settings from our collection and we do the rest! 

Other catering options include delivery of your cookies! We have delivery available for Santa Rosa and beyond, and look forward to making your event a beautiful and tasty celebration. To schedule a tasting, contact Tracy Mattson at info@cookietakeabite.com or 707-291-1785.

Scrumptious Cookies for Sonoma County Birthday Parties

Don’t hesitate to contact us about available flavors. We love bringing cookies to another level and make them a wonderful treat for any occasion. Whether enjoyed at the party as the cake alternative or taken home as party favors, consider COOKIE…take a bite! cookies for your next birthday party.

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Guests Love Cookie Bars at Sonoma County Weddings!

platters of different flavored cookies at wedding dessert bar

Wedding Dessert Bars are Trending!

We know wedding planning is a lot of work. Everything — from the venue to the menu — needs careful consideration. Are you planning an upcoming wedding in Sonoma County? Congratulations! Weddings are the perfect time to celebrate love, your new life together…and dessert!

Rather than the traditional wedding cake, many couples are featuring dessert bars at their receptions. They are fun & interactive, and provide an option for everyone. We love the trend and are going to take it one step further — a cookie bar is going to be the perfect addition to your wine country wedding!

A Wide Variety of Cookie Flavors

Cookie bars are popular because there are so many different flavors to choose from. When you order a wedding cake, guests are usually limited to one flavor. With so many classic and unique flavors, a COOKIE…take a bite! cookie bar is sure be a crowd pleaser.

COOKIE…take a bite! also specializes in gluten free options, so no one misses out at your wedding cookie bar. Our delicious gluten free cookie flavors include:

  • Almond & Cardamom Roll
  • Aztec Hot Chocolate Crinkle
  • Coconut Macaroon
  • Peanut Butter Drop 

Our Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall flavors are also a great way to celebrate the season of your wedding.  We will work with you to develop cookies that match your special day and deliver a fresh-baked selection to your venue.

COOKIE…take a bite! provides a cookie bar extravaganza experience that everyone will remember. Along with providing artisan, hand-crafted cookies, we can help you set up a visual display that will “wow” your guests on your wedding day.

Minimize Food Waste by Skipping the Sheet Cake

Cake is great! But sometimes there is just too much at weddings. You might have ordered a cake with your guest count in mind, but not everyone ends up eating it…and you end up hauling it home at the end of the night. Ordering a smaller “sweetheart cake” for the couple and providing a dessert bar for wedding guests helps minimize food waste and save freezer space.

Cookie bars are especially great because the tasty treats travel so well! Guests will love bringing home an extra favor at the end of the evening. Set up your cookie bar with cute kraft bags to ensure no cookie is left behind. 

Options for Every Budget

The cost of weddings can seriously stress couples out. Food is one of the biggest costs, so it is important to try to save money without sacrificing quality. COOKIE…take a bite! has cookie bar options for every budget. No matter how many cookies you need for your wedding, delicious cookies will be baked-to-order for your big day. 

Fresh-Baked Cookies for Your Sonoma County Wedding Dessert

A cookie bar is the perfect way to end a stunning celebration and delicious meal. No matter how you set your cookie bar up, guests will love being able to try an array of cookie flavors. COOKIE…take a bite! cookies are fresh, scrumptious, and the perfect size for cookie bars. 

You will also love working with a local wedding vendor who is known for exceptional personal service and premium ingredients. COOKIE…take a bite! will be thrilled to take part in your special day and make it a wonderful and tasty event to remember! To schedule a tasting, contact Tracy at info@cookietakeabite.com or 707-291-1785.