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The Perfect Gift Since 1881

At Otterbein’s, we don’t mess with perfection. That’s why our family’s thin, crisp cookies have been a Baltimore tradition for more than 130 years. Generations of cookie lovers have fond memories of visiting our bakery for delicate cookies hot from the oven—and now we’re bringing them to you, in stores and online. We ship around the world! Perfect for gifts and holiday get-togethers.

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Otterbein's cookies make the perfect gift!

A tin of Otterbein's Cookies makes a welcome gift for any occasion. Our cookies are thin, crisp and have a home-made taste that has made Otterbein's Cookies a Baltimore tradition. All gifts include a hand-written gift card, and most orders are shipped same day or by next business day.

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A Baltimore Tradition

The people of Baltimore have been enjoying Otterbein’s cookies since 1881, when Adam Otterbein arrived from Germany and opened a small bakery near Fort McHenry. Although he made all sorts of traditional German breads and pastries, his thin sugar cookies, cut by hand, were what propelled his modest bakery to success…


How to find Otterbein's Cookies?

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Thank You

“I too grew up in Northeast Baltimore. Every Sunday, after church as St. Matthew- we stood in line for those delicious cookies. We also enjoyed all the baked goods from Otterbein's. Thank you for the great treats as children and the continued pleasure of your cookies!! Cannot pass the red bags at the grocery. Yum!”

– Michele

Corporate Gifting

Otterbein’s Bakery can provide cookie gifts to businesses to recognize their customers, clients and employees.

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