As managers of Canada's domain registry (.CA) we'd like take this opportunity to show you the best of Canada's cookies online.
Let's take a look to see what these .CA domains have to offer.
1. Sweet Impressions: sweetimpressions.ca
Through this Winnipeg-based business' bright and cheery website you can order gift boxes in a variety of sizes and also add your company logo to a cookie.
They also use their website to share the message that they "bake the world a better place" by supporting the Frosting Foundation, a Winnipeg-based charity that prepares and sends special boxes filled with party supplies to hospitals across Canada so that kids spending their birthdays in hospital are able to celebrate.
2. 24 Carrots Bakery: 24carrotsbakery.ca
This Halifax-based bakery has quite the impressive gallery of decorated cookies – they have over 100 cookie cutters and make the cookies with shortbread or gingerbead. Mmm!
Their website homepage says “Buy local, Buy fresh, Buy Quality”. Short and simple. And you know what says “I'm local”? A .CA domain name.
3. Mike's Bakery: mikesbakery.ca
This family owned and operated bakery has been serving the city of Fredericton for over 25 years. Visit their site to see delicious cookies, pies and more.
4. Card's Bakery and Goods: cardsbakery.ca
Card's Bakery, located on Princess St. in Kingston uses their website to show off their many different types of beautiful cookies and other baked goods. They also have... cookie butter? So is that like peanut butter but it tastes like cookies? I might have to try that.
5. The Cookie Guy: thecookieguy.ca
With a bakery in downtown Victoria, this website lets you order cookies or a combo of cookies and beverages to your shopping card and have them delivered to postal codes that start with V8R, V8S, V8T, V8V, and V8W.
6. Crave: cravecupcakes.ca
I know I said we were going over cookie-focused websites but during my research, I stumbled across this and wanted to shout out to their sandwich cookie collection because they look amazing.
The co-founders grew up in High River, Alberta and today Crave has six locations including ones in Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon.
7. Sweet Flour Bake Shop: sweetflour.ca
Sweet Flour Bake Shop makes gift giving easy with a variety of gourmet gift boxes. As any cookie lover knows, equally as good as baked cookies is the dough itself (the safe to eat kind, of course)– which they also offer for delivery and/or pickup in Toronto.
8. Bread and Butter Bakery: breadandbutter.ca
Bread and Butter Bakery, a family-owned business in Kingston Ontario offers “giant”-sized classic cookies in the peanut butter, chocolate chunk and oatmeal raisin variety. Simply put on their website – nothing beats a homemade cookie. We couldn't agree more!
9. The Cookie Shop: thecookieshoptoronto.ca
The Cookie Shop is an online retail cookie, cake and cupcake shop operating in the GTA. You can feast your eyes on their gallery of over 150 photos of baked goods.
10. Turkey Hill Sugarbush Ltd.: turkeyhill.ca
Turkey Hill Sugarbush Ltd., with a bottling plant and distribution centre in Waterloo, Quebec, has been a leader in the maple syrup industry since 1976. They over 100 different delicious maple products, including bear-shaped maple cookies and ice wine cream cookies. Now that is pretty Canadian!
They've actually won the Award of Excellence as well as the Golden Maple Leaf Award for Innovation from the International Maple Syrup Institute. With accolades like that it's no wonder they went with .CA for their domain to show off their Canadian pride.
Did I miss any great Canadian cookie websites? Want to share with us what your favourite type of cookie is? Or want to send me some for free? Let us know by tweeting @dotCAvoice.
Finding an available .CA domain name is the first step in creating a website and showing off your cookies to the world.