Grey Ghost Blog


Oh Baby! Three Sweet Ways to Use Cookies for a Baby Shower

May 19, 2018 Katherine Frankstone

There’s nothing sweeter than celebrating a new baby on the way! With fun decor, tiny, sweet gifts and lots of ooh-ing and ahh-ing, it's such a heartwarming gathering for friends and family. It used to be that there was only one type of baby shower - it was for first-time moms a month before their due date and was only attended by other women. But today there are so many ways to shower the new parents with love and blessings – both before and after the birth. As the lucky host, you can plan a co-ed baby shower with the whole family, offer to host the reveal...


Our Molasses Spice Cookies won a Silver sofi Award!

April 13, 2018 Katherine Frankstone

I'm so excited and honored to tell you all that our Molasses Spice cookie has won a Silver sofi Award in the Cookie Category this year! The sofi Awards are like the Oscars for the Specialty Food business, and we are incredibly honored that Grey Ghost Bakery has won its second award (our Lemon Sugar cookie won a Silver sofi in 2014.) I usually don't admit my favorite of our cookies, since that feels a little like choosing my favorite child (and no, I don't have a favorite son--all three are wonderful men!) but if I'm completely honest, Molasses Spice is my favorite. And...


Lemon Lavender Dirt Cake with Lemon Sugar Cookies

March 16, 2018 Katherine Frankstone

Are you looking for a simple Easter dessert the family will love? Try our recipe for Lemon Lavender Dirt Cake. Our sweet tart Lemon Sugar cookies are layered with creamy lavender vanilla pudding and topped with colorful edible decorations. It’s super simple to make, fun to decorate, and even more fun to eat!  Dirt cakes are an American invention. They’re usually made with layers of pudding topped with crumbled chocolate sandwich cookies, resembling dirt. They are topped with gummy worms and even sometimes served in a terra cotta pot. It’s a popular dessert for a potluck since it requires no actual baking. Plus kids of all ages...


The Best Cookie and Wine Pairings

February 09, 2018 Katherine Frankstone

We think the best way to say 'I love you' is with cookies.  And if your special someone also enjoys wine, then what could be more fun than a cookie and wine pairing!  For everyday enjoyment, we usually recommend enjoying our cookies with milk, coffee or tea. But a special occasion calls for a special beverage. And we think our buttery, made-from-scratch cookies are perfect with a glass of wine. But just like with any food and wine pairing, some cookies and wine go together better than others.  So after much tasting and sipping (hard work, we know!), we've chosen our three favorite cookie and...


5 Sweet Ways to Use Cookies in your Wedding Celebrations

January 19, 2018 Katherine Frankstone

Did you know that December is the most popular month to get engaged? Which means there's a whole lot of people that have just started planning their big day! You've got a lot of big decisions to make, but it's the little details that make the whole celebration special.  We’d love to share five memorable ways you can incorporate our hand-crafted cookies into your wedding celebrations.  Wedding Favors A fly-fishing theme was the perfect backdrop for Mary Margaret and Sam's wedding in February. As a long-time friend of the family, we wanted to do something special for them to honor the love they have for each other as well as...