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The Stories Behind the Quality Ingredients that Allow Us to Bake Love into Each Cookie

As we pride our delicious cookies being made from quality ingredients (including love), we also wish to highlight some of the family owned businesses that provide some of those special ingredients. They put the quality into our sweet treats and well, we just couldn’t do it without them!  Hatteras Saltworks  Hatteras Saltworks collects their saltwater off the beautiful shores of Hatteras Island in NC. They have spent years perfecting their solar evaporation techniques and to produce the purest sea salt available. Their philosophy and methods make their sea salt  a perfect fit in our award winning Salted Chocolate Espresso Cookies....

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Wine Pairings With Our Sweater Box Cookies

Wine Pairings With Our Sweater Box Cookies

All of us at Sweater Box Confections were so excited to have Sharon Huttemann from Trio OBX suggest pairings with our cookies, Sharon has been a certified Sommelier for over six years and has been conducting wine tastings at Trio since they opened in 2011.Stop by Trio and  ask any of their experienced staff  to point you in the direction of Sharon’s suggestions and enjoy! Also check out their beer and cheese selections, enjoy lunch or meet up with friends for an after beach beverage, we speak from experience. Cookies, wine and pennies, oh my! Salted Chocolate Espresso Shortbread -...

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Hello & Happy New Year 2018!

Hello & Happy New Year 2018!

What a year 2017 was. I must admit I’ve enjoyed the downtime SNOBX2018 forced upon the inhabitants of our little sandbar. I had to laugh though after readingan article a friend shared -- East Glacier Park received over 49 inches of snow during their last storm. Our 4 inches slowed down life and now it’s time to get back to planning for 2018. I found myself saying “We have the best customers” many times last year and want to thank a few “people” that helped make 2017 a sweet year for Sweater Box Confections. First, our wholesale accounts for helping...

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Looking at the World with Lavender-Colored Glasses

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Looking at the World with Lavender-Colored Glasses

Hello Cookie Fans! I feel summer is here at last.  We’ve loved on our moms, dads, and grads and now on the Outer Banks it's all about summer vacation.  With this comes small adjustments to local living --- don’t go out to eat or shop on a rainy day without patience...and, if you must go to the grocery on Saturday or Sunday make it early!  Breath in, breath out...and relax.  I use driving as an exercise in mindfulness, following the car in front of me and concentrating on my breathing.  It doesn't always work, but I think one should have goals.  It's a little...

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The Birds & Well, You Know...

The Birds & Well, You Know...

Hello Cookie Fans! It’s always exciting to begin a new journey, I think. You have an idea what to expect but don’t always know how the journey will unfold. This is how I feel as we settle into our new space -- our new home is called -- home. We are here learning the new flow and tweaking where needed. This is what spring is all about, a new beginning, a different journey. Our chickadees have returned to their house at the top of our stairs for the 7th year! They will soon begin flying back and forth with small...

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