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March 7, 2011 |  Category:   the biz

…in naming these cookies. I think we asked for suggestions last year when we first introduced them and believe it or not, we still haven’t properly named them. Ok, so we’re lame, but we’re not exactly great at naming cookies. Look at our shop – everything’s just named after what’s in them. I mean, “Coconut Five Spice White Chocolate Cookies”? What kind of long-winded name is that? Lame. (edit: some people got confused. We’re not trying to rename our Coconut cookies, which is in fact named that ridiculously long name, but the cookies in the photos – see ingredients below).

So what’s in these cookies? Cocoa nibs, macadamia nuts, dried cherries, chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and oatmeal. So far, they’re only available at markets and fleas and they usually sell out. They’re big and satisfying and different than all the smaller, more refined cookies that we sell online, but I’ll tell you what. If you come up with a name that we like, we’ll mail you half a dozen of these cookies, but I can’t promise that the packaging is going to be pretty. We haven’t figured that out yet (don’t worry, we won’t send them in, like, a Tupperware container or a Ziplock bag or anything). They really are best fresh, but we’ve been testing the shelf life and we may be able to ship them. You can be our guinea pig. And if there isn’t a name that catches our eye, we’ll pick a random comment and we’ll send you cookies anyway.

You have until Friday Thursday 1pm EST. Bonus points for sticking “Brooklyn” in the name, though by no means are we totally set on that.
Ok, go (and oh, right….I was reminded, we can only ship to the US, especially these cookies. Sorry!!).

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  • Jennifer March 7, 2011 at 9:56 am

    How about Brooklyn Power cookie!

  • Dora B. March 7, 2011 at 9:56 am

    Brooklyn Paradise
    or
    Hawaii Cherry-O
    or
    Brooklyn Cherry Punch

  • kribss March 7, 2011 at 9:56 am

    no sleep till brooklyn cookies. [yep- love that song!]

  • Sara March 7, 2011 at 10:03 am

    Brooklyn Monster

  • Julie J. March 7, 2011 at 10:03 am

    nutty brooklyn cherry chocs…=)

  • dee March 7, 2011 at 10:04 am

    Five Star Cookies (or Brooklyn’s Five Stars): oatmeal cookies starring cocoa nibs, macadamia nuts, dried cherries, chocolate chips, and white chocolate chips.

    They sound delicious!
    Dee

  • martha March 7, 2011 at 10:07 am

    Brooklyn Pyramid
    (cause they have all the essential food groups in them:))

  • Sarina March 7, 2011 at 10:20 am

    Brooklyn Bowl of Cherries
    New to your blog – like it!

  • molly March 7, 2011 at 10:27 am

    the ingredients in the cookies make me think of summer.

    summer chip

    that’s what I would name the cookies 🙂

  • Caddy March 7, 2011 at 10:38 am

    Brooklyn Breakfast Cookies (be cool if there was a bar form then it could be Brooklyn Bars)
    Chocolate cherry nut chompers
    Chocolate cherry nut nibblers

  • tina March 7, 2011 at 10:39 am

    Rockin’ Brooklyn Monsters
    Sweet Brooklyn

  • angela March 7, 2011 at 10:41 am

    Chocolate Cherry Panache

  • Jim P March 7, 2011 at 10:44 am

    Breukelen Havermeel
    Perhaps as lame as your naming conventions, because it describes the place (Brooklyn), and the main ingredient (oatmeal) – but in Dutch! Brooklyn is thought to be derived from Dutch (“broken land”). It’s memorable, trademarkable, has good strong consonant sounds while still being pronouncable, is not overly complicated, and some people will even be able to spell it. And it’s kinda hipster in a nerdy way.
    You know where to send the cookies 🙂

  • Lakshmi March 7, 2011 at 10:47 am

    How about Cocomacoat Chocolate Chip Cookies?

    Cocomacoat = Cocoa Chips + Macadamia Nuts + Oatmeal

    Lame? Just thought that the name rolled off my tongue nice… 🙂

  • lyn March 7, 2011 at 10:54 am

    brooklyn spice

    five times brooklyn

    brooklyn luau

    melting pot cookie

    brooklyn mix

    brooklyn no.5

    hodge podge/brooklyn hodge podge

    coco spice/ choco spice

  • lyn March 7, 2011 at 10:54 am

    whatever you name them, they sounds yummy!

  • lara March 7, 2011 at 10:56 am

    chocolate-cherry-nut or
    choco-cherry-Mac
    pretty straightforward, but they would hook me, especially with how good they look!! yum
    love your blog & products…

  • jennifer sorel March 7, 2011 at 10:59 am

    the brooklyn kitchen sink cookies!
    they look scrumptious!!!
    xoxo
    jen

  • C March 7, 2011 at 11:07 am

    Brooklyn Softie
    That Softie in Brooklyn
    Brooklyn Bounty

  • TH March 7, 2011 at 11:11 am

    Chock fulls

  • TH March 7, 2011 at 11:12 am

    oops. That should be “Choc fulls”

  • Stephanie March 7, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Bombs

  • Rebecca March 7, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Urban Cowboy Cookies
    Brownstone Bites

    They sound yummy!

  • Kristin March 7, 2011 at 11:22 am

    Brooklyn Cherry Explosion

  • Justine March 7, 2011 at 11:25 am

    Bodalicious Brooklyn (or the reverse)
    Bodalicious Bits (too suggestive?)
    I’ll think of more later….

  • christine March 7, 2011 at 11:29 am

    How about Market Cookies?

  • tara thayer March 7, 2011 at 11:30 am

    brooklyn trail mixers.
    brooklyn blazers.
    brooklyn a go go.

    whatever, they look awesome.

    i’m sure you’ll come up with something good.

    best wishes,
    tara

  • summer March 7, 2011 at 11:32 am

    My husband makes a version of this cookie and they are my favorites! We call them “Those really great oatmeal cookies”. So, how about “Those really great Brooklyn oatmeal cookies”? Oh, long winded? Yeah. Anyway, here’s hoping you figure out how to ship them, because I’d certainly buy them under any (long winded) name!

  • Justine March 7, 2011 at 11:34 am

    I got it!

    Brooklyn Bacchanalian Chunk

    or Brooklyn Bacchanalian Chip
    or simply Brooklyn Bacchanalian or Bacchalanian
    Brooklyn Bacchus – you get the idea

    also

    Brookynite’s Delight

  • Joyce March 7, 2011 at 11:36 am

    Sounds yummy…

    Brooklyn Ahoy

    Brooklyn Gold

  • Neighbor Amy March 7, 2011 at 11:48 am

    I like all the names with “mac” in them. So, not an entry, just a comment.

  • Lisa March 7, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    There have been quite a few names suggested so far, so I will vote for “Brooklyn Bites” or “Brooklyn Bombs”…or if you wanted a longer name – “Brooklyn Choco-cherry Bombs”. Hope you add these to your online store soon, I would love some!

  • Heather March 7, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Brooklyn Heights Cookie
    Brooklyn Chunk
    Park Slope Co-op Cookie

    They look delicious!

  • Bonnie March 7, 2011 at 12:08 pm

    I like Brooklyn Cherry Bombs!! 🙂

    mmmmm they sound delish.

  • Sue March 7, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    Dumbo Drops

  • Jodi O March 7, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    I think you should call them “Brooklyn’s Finest” . Short and Sweet

  • michelle gregg March 7, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    big chunk brooklyn
    or big time brooklyn cookie
    they sound delish!

  • christelle March 7, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    délicieux Brooklyn !

  • Stéphanie March 7, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    Summer light in the winter

  • christelle March 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    pastel brooklyn bite

    doux brooklyn

  • J H Lee March 7, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    brooklyn budunkadunk chunks

  • gizella March 7, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    did anyone say this yet….”Forget about its”

  • Christine March 7, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    how about Brooklyn’s Decadent Cookies or shorter Brooklyn’s Decadents

    I just started reading your blog yesterday, ended up spending over 2 hours reading previous posts!

  • Christie March 7, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    Here are my contributions:

    Brooklyn’s Mac Cherry
    Brooklyn Mac Cherry
    Brooklyn’s Oat Mac Cherry
    Brooklyn Oat Mac Cherry
    Brooklyn’s delight
    Brooklyn delights

  • Jhope March 7, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    Looks so delicious.

    Cobble Hills

    *Added the “s” to hill b/c I think it sounds better. Ex: We’d like a dozen of those Cobble Hills please! Think rocky rd ice cream…

  • cortney m March 7, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    how delish! my entries – –

    – chocolate co-op
    – cherry red hook
    – cobble hill chip
    – BoCoCa chocolate chip

  • Tanya March 7, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    brooklyn + spice
    brooklyn bigs
    spice dreams

    They sound absolutely amazing!!!!

  • emily March 7, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    i really liked the suggestion of king’s cookies. i make something similar that i call “little bit of everything cookies” (or “kitchen sink cookies”).

    what about:
    cyclone cookies or brooklyn cyclones (nod to coney island, and the fact that they’ve gathered everything up)

  • Robin March 7, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    The Brooklyn Zoo.

  • janet March 7, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    the brooklyn five
    five points

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