Peggy Shannon of Queen City Cookies holds packages of cookies, surrounded by a variety of stamps used in their design. The company will begin nationwide sales in the next few weeks.
The perfect cookie should include a hint of cardamom or a touch of chipotle.
It should be as beautifully decorated as it is tasty, and packaged with the same frills and flair.
Those simple rules of thumb, executed with extreme detail at Queen City Cookies, have been enough to build a bustling bakery business in less than three years.