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THE COOKIE NIP STUDIO KITCHEN
LET US ADD THE WHIPPED CREAM, SPRINKLES, AND CHERRY ON TOP OF YOUR KITCHEN MEMORIES.
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2211 Roswell Road Suite 154, Marietta, GA 30062

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info@cookienip.com   |  478-747-4468
ABOUT OUR STUDIO KITCHEN
 

The Cookie Nip Studio Kitchen is an event space in Marietta, Georgia, dedicated to the bakery arts. As warm and inviting as your girlfriend’s kitchen, we offer classes for adults and kids in decorating sugar cookies, cupcakes, petit fours, and sweet treats. While our focus is on sharing sugar skills with you, our primary goal is to create wonderful and meaningful experiences in the kitchen. If it is true that the heart of the home is the kitchen, then our legacies are built on the memories we make there. Whether you take advantage of one of our Cookie School classes, or you have a young entrepreneur who wants to learn how to earn money baking cupcakes or you just want to build your legacy by bringing your grandchild to an event to share measuring, rolling, baking and treasured conversations; we have a calendar of events for you. You are welcome to host a Candy Land, Cookie Decorating or Cupcake Wars birthday party here. Our trained decorators and sugar artists are eager to facilitate a memorable celebration for your group of friends. If your book club or Mom’s group wants to enjoy decorating cookies together, we can customize an event especially for you. We also design specific activities for corporate events. Let us add the whipped cream, sprinkles and cherry on top of your kitchen memories.

BAKING IS THE NEW QUILTING BEE
 
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Michelle Gowan

Michelle Gowan is a retired teacher who spent decades teaching elementary gifted kids during the day and baking and decorating sugar cookies at night. She has always loved to bake and could usually find enough butter and sugar to bake up some happiness when she had a challenging day. As she approached teacher retirement, she began to worry that she was never going to get to tell anyone, anything ever again. She wanted to retire from faculty meetings and carpool duty but she wasn’t ready to give up interacting with students. The Cookie School was born about five minutes after she realized that school was going to go right on without her. Just like our grandmothers attended to domestic tasks at quilting bees, Michelle is on a mission to gather friends together to bake cookies and sweet treats for your family and your special events. She is enamored with nostalgia and appreciates the vintage tools that modern technology has replaced with more efficient, higher functioning models. She believes that our legacies are built in the kitchen through the lessons we learned from our mothers and grandmothers. She listens to rolling pins tell stories and she doesn’t think it is weird. If you want to romanticize about the greatest generation, glamorize a simpler time, appreciate the nostalgia of your grandmother’s dough bowl, or reminisce about your legacy as a baker, Michelle will indulge you. Make some coffee, grab a rolling pin, and let’s create!
BIRTHDAY & PARTY THEMES
You can bring your own food, drinks, paper products, and decorations  (excluding glitter or confetti) or we will be happy to provide them for you. 
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Marc Lipson

Marc Lipson took a circuitous path into the bakery arts industry. He played professional baseball, owned a custom blinds and shutters business, worked as a housing contractor, coached and officiated baseball and taught high school crazy math before stumbling into a Cookie School class with his wife, Meredith. During that class Michelle was lamenting about how difficult it was to get her preferred flavoring and half-heartedly threatening to create her own blend. After he attended grad school with Michelle, he circled back to the flavor supply dilemma and volunteered his higher math skills to the problem of insufficient supply. Together they blended their favorite flavors and baked cookies with every concoction. They each took cookies to school, asking generous volunteers to eat two cookies and identify which one they liked best. They replicated this highly-scientific-elementary-science-fair-worthy-research until they had a formula that was a clear winner. Formula 11 became Cookie Nip, a buttery sweet blend of vanilla bean and salted caramel. Now fully retired from teaching, he is in charge of blending, bottling, shipping and schlepping our product and equipment to trade shows and professional baking industry events. If he is ever missing, check all the baseball fields and golf courses.
 
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CANDYLAND BIRTHDAY PARTY

This party theme is perfect for younger guests (recommended for ages 4-7).  The cost is $35 per guest with a minimum of 10 guests. Kids will have fun in the  kitchen making birthday rice cereal lollipops, creating their own candy necklaces,  and making sweet and sour candy kabobs. If time permits, we will play candy  cane limbo.

COOKIE DECORATING PARTY

This party is recommended for guests age 5 and above.  At this party, guests will decorate six pre-baked sugar cookies. Guests will receive an  apron, chef hat, six decorated to take home and a really great time celebrating the guest  of honor.  Cost is $35 per guest with a minimum of ten guests. 

CUPCAKE WARS PARTY

At this party, guests will compete in teams to create a perfect cupcake. Each cupcake  will be judged on flavor profile, visual appeal, and creative use of ingredients. Cost is $40 per guest with a minimum of eight guests.

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PARTY

Add-On ITEMS

COOKIE DOUGH PARTY

This party is especially created for ages 8-15 to enjoy some time in the kitchen  creating perfectly edible cookie dough. If you like the dough better than the  baked cookies, this party theme will be perfect for you. The cost is  $35 per guest with a minimum of 10 guests. 

CAKE POP PARTY

This party is geared more to older, more sophisticated bakers who  want to polish their sugar skills and who love to eat cake pops.  Each guest will cost $40 with a minimum of eight  guests. You will receive an electronic invitation, apron, an hour of  instruction with one of our trained sugar artists, and a wonderful  memory celebrating your special day.  

CAMPS
 

The Cookie Nip Studio Kitchen is invested in and dedicated to instruction in the bakery arts. During our uniquely designed camps, students will be taught how to follow a recipe, food handling and tool safety,  sugar art tips and techniques, and hot new trends in the baking industry. 

 

What are the benefits of baking with kids? Being in the kitchen not only introduces kids to life skills but it enriches oral vocabulary, builds math skills, develops fine motor skills, promotes social interaction, and substantiates the importance of following directions. Even better, kids love to be in the kitchen and they are eager to learn to be independent, help out with snacks and simple meals, and indulge their own creativity using things you probably have in your pantry. 

 

Each day is three hours of instruction and hands-on practical experience, creative expression, and delicious learning  that culminates daily in a box of treats he or she has created to take home and share. Students will bring home the recipes so that they can recreate their favorite treats.  In this immersive experience, students will increase their knowledge of the art and science of baking and food preparation safety, mixed with a ton of fun. Grab a friend and sign up for the camp that satisfies your appetite for learning! 

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CAMP SWEET TOOTH

(recommended for ages 7 and UP)

3 hours daily Mon - Thur

 

 If you believe sugar ought to be its own food group and you have rarely met a sweet treat you didn’t love, you probably have a Sweet Tooth. We have just the class for you! We will explore skills related to kitchen safety, following a recipe, food prep and serving. During this class we will be making gourmet popcorn treats, edible cookie dough, gourmet cereal treats, chocolate chip cookies, strawbunny shortcakes, and chocolate peanut butter and strawberry cheesecake cupcakes.

 

 M Popcorn- Strawberry Cheesecake, *Caramel Corn, Cookies and Cream 

T *Edible cookie dough, gourmet cereal treats 

W Chocolate chip cookies, strawbunny shortcake 

T Bake and decorate gourmet cupcakes (chocolate peanut butter, strawberry cheesecake)

COOKIE CAMP

(recommended for age 7 and UP)

3 hours daily Mon - Thur

 Cookie Camp is so much more than cookies. During these classes we will explore skills related kitchen safety, food preparation and serving, measurement, appliance use, and the art and science of baking. The recipes are easy enough for a kid to replicate every time you need to take a sweet treat to an event yet delicious enough to compete for a title on Food Network! 

 

Mon - New York Style red velvet cookies, Manhattans (pecan cookies) 

Tue - New York Style cookie butter (Biscoff) cookies, Sugar Biscuits (shortbread) 

Wed -  Thumbprint cookies with frosting, brown butter chocolate chip

 Thur -  Decorated Sugar Cookies 

CAKE CAMP

(recommended for ages 7 and UP)

3 hours daily Mon - Thur

 Cake Camp is so much more than cakes. During these classes we will explore skills related kitchen safety, food preparation and serving, measurement, appliance use, and the art and science of baking. The recipes are easy enough for a kid to replicate every time you need to take a sweet treat to an event yet delicious enough to compete for a title on Food Network! 

 

Mon - decorated gourmet cupcakes

Tue - 2-layer decorated cake

Wed - 2 - layer decorated theme cake

Thur - Cake carving and fondant sculptures 

CAMP SWEET AND SALTY

(recommended for ages 7 and UP)

3 hours daily Mon - Thur

If you like sweet and you love salty, you probably like them together in your snacks. In this class we will explore skills related to kitchen safety, following a recipe, food prep and serving. During this 12-hour class we will be making gourmet popcorn recipes, taco snack mix, edible cookie dough, hot buttered Cheerios, Fire Crackers, bacon brown sugar puff twists, and custom cereal treats. 

 

Mon -Popcorn- Strawberry Cheesecake, *Caramel Corn, Cookies and Cream 

Tue - Taco snack mix, *edible cookie dough 

Wed -*Hot buttered cheerios, fire crackers 

Thur - *Bacon brown sugar puff twists. *custom cereal treats 

EVENTS

 
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GIRL SCOUT COOKING BADGE

These events are 2-2.5 hours and are designed for troops to come into our classroom kitchen to get instruction and experience necessary to earn the Cooking Legacy Badges. We have recipes selected that meet the criteria for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes to earn their cooking badges. The cost ranges from $35-$45 and requires ten participants to schedule a date. Each girl prepares, tastes and goes home with the recipes for everything she made. Includes a Cookie Nip patch.

 

Call to book: 478-747-4468

COOKIES & COUPLES

Grab the one you love and spend an evening with us! Together you will dip and decorate 4 giant strawberries and make a dozen chocolate dipped shortbread heart shaped cookies together. Included in this activity are conversation starters that are deep, romantic, and funny! The cost of this event for two is $50. 

 

This event is scheduled for Feb 11, 2022 and lasts two hours.

COOKIES & COCOA WITH GRANDPARENTS

This event is especially designed for quality time in the kitchen between a grandmother  and grandchild ages five and above. Each pair will be given a recipe to make a delicious, old-fashioned sugar cookie, ingredients to measure, mix, roll, cut, sprinkle and bake. Cost is $55 per grandchild, Grandparents are free. 

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LADIES MORNING OUT

This event is for girlfriends who want to spend time together while decorating cookies. Spend 1 1/2 hours away from all your other responsibilities and join us to decorate a dozen of our favorite sugar cookies. Let us bake the cookies, blend the buttercream, provide the sprinkles and clean up the mess. You come and relax and enjoy the company of your girl friends. The cost of this 90-minute event is $45

 
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THE COOKIE SCHOOL

The Cookie School was started in Bonaire, Georgia by a group of people who share a love of baking (and butter) and wanted to share that with everyone! Cookie School is a class that teaches you some easy hacks for baking. In class, each student receives a pan, a dozen cookies that he or she baked and decorated, recipes, methods, tips, tricks, and six hours of fun in the kitchen with new friends and the discovery of your whole tribe of bakers.

 

If you want a creative outlet that is as good for your soul as therapy, join us for a class! If you need to be introduced to an amazing bakery flavoring that is a butter sweet blend of vanilla bean and salted caramel, you are in the right place. If you need the company of nice people who bake, you are welcome here!

CLASSES
IN-PERSON, ONLINE, & FREE VIDEOS 
CLASSES ARE 6 HOURS
 
CLASSES
IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL 

 If you are too far away and still want to join a class, you can do it virtually, we’ll send you the necessary supplies ahead of time before the class.

VIDEO TUTORIALS

Learn helpful tricks and tips on baking.  Improve at your own pace, and find answers to common questions and issues with baking.

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