Los Angeles, California-based Maxine’s Heavenly recently won a new title: “Best Chocolate Chip Cookie.” The cookie manufacturer, known for its homemade-style cookies “sweetened by nature,” is embracing this latest award, as it was recognized by Good Housekeeping this year in its 2022 Healthy Snack Awards.
“The chocolate chip cookie is an American staple that is beloved by all, so we are beyond honored and thankful to the team of Registered Dietitians at Good Housekeeping for naming our crispy Chocolate Chip cookie the ‘Best Chocolate Chip Cookie’ in its 2022 Healthy Snack Awards,” said Robert Petrarca, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
Like all Maxine's Heavenly products, the crispy Chocolate Chip cookie is made using oat flour and sweetened with organic coconut sugar—a naturally low glycemic, plant-based sweetener. Maxine’s Heavenly uses clean, sustainable, and easily recognizable ingredients like organic coconut nectar, coconut oil, and flaxseeds. In doing so, this melt-in-your-mouth cookie features crisp, buttery edges, hints of caramel, and decadent chocolate while being completely vegan, gluten-free, and low glycemic. Additionally, noted the release, the product is free of top allergens and boasts only 150 calories and 10 g of sugar in every two-cookie serving.
“When we first founded Maxine’s Heavenly, our goal was to provide consumers with great-tasting, craveable cookies that not only reflected today’s food values but that were also wholly inclusive—in both lifestyle and nutrition—and able to be enjoyed by all,” continued Petrarca. “We believe that natural, clean-ingredient cookies should taste as good, if not better, than conventional products. We are overjoyed that Good Housekeeping has vouched to the fact that our Chocolate Chip cookie stacks up in both nutrition and taste.”
Maxine’s Heavenly recently reported a four-year Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 92 percent. According to recent SPINS data, Maxine’s Heavenly leads the category as the third fastest-growing, naturally-positioned cookie brand.
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