Amy is a self-taught sugar artist and the owner of the Seriously Sweet bakery. She is the founder of the Facebook group “Cookie Snack Attack with Seriously Sweet”, where she’s giving back to the cookie community through teaching.
Ann loves anything cute, whimsical and fun! She lives in Falmouth, Maine in the house she grew up in and works at Maine’s largest hospital. Her husband Rich, son Brendan and daughter Mary Kate have consistently supported her love of cookies & crafting.
Annette is the owner of Edible Impressions & Founder of Hobby to Business Made Simple. When her cookie decorating side hustle started to gain traction, she said “Good bye to the 9 to 5 and hello to the freedom, flexibility & profit of entrepreneurship”.
April's favorite cookies are kawaii-style characters. Her cookies also show her love of nature and traveling. She is always up for a challenge and can't wait to try all the new techniques she learns from the other Cookie-A-Thon instructors.
Barb’s cookie journey started in 2017 through endless viewing of videos. There was something calming about it all. She went from “There’s no way I can do that!" to "I have to do that!” She now teaches the artistry of cookie decorating.
Becca is the women behind Enjoy! LLC. She has enjoyed baking from a very young age. This self-taught cookier found her calling during the pandemic. While her children were learning virtually, she needed to stay busy. TA-DA... Enjoy! LLC was born!
A classically-trained pastry chef and the owner of Bev's Custom Bakery, Bev enjoys teaching the foundations (and fixes!) for baking and decorating cookies, cakes, and savory treats to her students of all ages and abilities, both in-person and online.
Caitlin is the owner and baker behind One Heck of a Treat. Decorated sugar cookies are her favorite (She even got to compete on Food Network because of them!) She looks forward to continuing her business and sharing her delicious art with the world!
Carla is a cookie educator from the Caribbean. Her style often leans toward realism and replica work but she’s completely hooked on making cookies that squish now! Soft, pillowy, whimsical SquishCookies that are a multi-sensory delight!
Catherine is a wife and busy mom of three grown kids & one grandson. What started out as a hobby 24 years ago is now a full-time cottage business that is appropriately named BusyMom Baking. Catherine has started a new journey of teaching cookie classes and hopes to expand her business further.
Celia is the designer behind Sweets from the Soul LLC. She enjoys creating new cookie designs and sharing them with the cookie world. As a retired teacher, she has a deep desire to teach others about the joy of baking creatively and serving God.
Cynthia attended her first CookieCon in 2017 and won a second-place award in the Sugar show, which forged for her an entirely new and exciting cookie journey! Since 2018, she has been teaching both in person and on-line around the country.
Debbie Coughlin founded Icing Images in 1999. Considered the expert in the Edible Printing Industry, both Debbie, & Icing Images have won numerous awards for products that exceed industry demands with excellent quality, high value, & the best service.
Dee has been an avid baker most of her life and prior to starting Wonderland Cutters, she had a cottage bakery in CA. Dee understands the needs and desires of cookie artists. She takes this into consideration when creating her collections.
Donna is the owner and sole baker at The Flour Garden. She used to be a decorative painter which led her to decorating cookies. She has been doing cookies for 10 years and continues to strive to learn new techniques.
During the work day, Donna can be found on the assembly plant floor, helping improve productivity. At Christmas time, she turns to a new type of production - gingerbread houses! An award winning artist, she's here to share some of her techniques.
Ingeborg is the founder of Bee's Cookie Jar. She loves to create beautiful, personal and delicious cookies for all kinds of occasions. She also loves designing cookie cutters and other tools. She has a passion for all things creative with cookies.
Jennessa is an educator by day and a baker and cookie decorator by night. Mad Batter Cookie Co. was born out of her love for all things homemade and creating art from the simplest of ingredients—butter, sugar, eggs, and flour.
GŪD Sugar is what she does but The ADD Baker is who she is! She loves loves, loves learning all the things and then breaking them down with her super weird brain to teach them. She is an introvert/performer so that covers the learning and the teaching!
Jennifer is the marketing manager for Primera Technology, makers of Eddie®, The Edible Ink Printer and many other specialty printers. Jennifer is an Eddie owner herself and truly enjoys working with the highly supportive cookie community.
Julia is a world-renowned sugar artist most recognized for her pioneering work in 3-D cookies. She has received numerous awards for her sugar art, including Cake Masters Cookier of the Year, OSSAS Medal of Honor, and EAGAA Artist of the Year.
Kacey has always loved baking. She went to school for Baking + Pastry Arts & Business and even studied in France! She had a career in the wedding industry for 7 yrs. The pandemic halted weddings and she pivoted back to her first love: Baking!
Kassidy started cookies in November of 2019 by watching Anne Yorks tutorials and YouTube videos. She recently became a stay-at-home-mom and made this fantastic hobby a little side hustle. She runs her cottage bakery out of her home in Richmond, TX.
Laura began by baking at Cookies by Design part time. After going back to work full time, she kept her cookie side hustle. In 2019 a friend suggested that she teach classes at her wine bar. And that's where she fell in love with the excitement of classes!
Lauren, The Cheerful Baker is the owner of The Cheerful Cutters shop. She also invented The Cheerful Box which is a monthly subscription that aims to nurture aspiring cookiers. With The Cheerful Box, your cookie dreams are just a subscription away!
Lisel has been a cookier for over 10 years. While a day job and 3 kids keep her busy, she uses her spare time to create edible art, winning multiple awards for her work and to teach others the tips and tricks of her cookie obsession.
As the CEO of Happy Day Creations, Lyn truly enjoys creating unique cookie gifts for her corporate/fundraising clients. With 30+ years of marketing experience, HDC has grown to become a go-to company for high-quality products & outstanding service.
Manuela, Pastry Chef and Cake Decorator, is co-owner of MABANUBY Artistic Pastry shop in Milan(Italy) that produce cakes and cookies. She has a passion for decorating and has been featured in numerous publications and received awards including the Italian Cup of Artistic Pastry.
Marguerite is the owner of the Cookie Artist Studio. She has decorated cookies for over 20+ years and enjoys creating cookie designs and cookie cutters. She also teaches cookiers how to use their skills to create their own beautiful pieces of art.
Chips Galore Cookies and More was founded in 2015 after 35 yrs of teaching. I love learning new techniques to create something special for each customer. Every order is made with love. My business is important, but my family always comes first.
Megan began baking in pursuit of a creative outlet as a stay-at-home mom. She's the wife of a fire battalion chief & mama to 2 beautiful girls (Abby and Leah), a pitbull mix (Ollie), & 11 chickens that supply fresh eggs for her baking.
Mitzi is the founder of The Happy Flavor (flavor enhancer), The Cookiers (best group ever), The World Cookie Summit (free online event) and The Baking Magic Photography Course and Presets. She's been on Food Network and is a busy mom of four boys.
After a long career in Early Childhood Education and a life long interest in all forms of art, Nancy opened Sweet Traditions. She loves creating edible art! She loves to created painted and dimensional cookies and cakes.
Nancy is the creator of The Colorful Cookie, The Colorful Cookie Club, Procreate Fast Track Online Course, and the founder/host of Cookie-A-Thon. Nancy has a passion for learning new things and teaching cookiers how to design cookie stencils and cookie cutters. She loves being a part of the cookie community!
Pamela's cookie journey began in 2016 with a personal challenge of creating one cookie a day for a year. She launched her business called Grammy Pammy Sweetery in 2017. She has had the privilege of being an instructor at Cookie Con 2023. She is always learning something new!
Paulina is a Graphic designer and self-taught baker in México.She started her baking journey with cakes, but switched to decorated cookies as her main product. She loves teaching cookie decorating and creating social media content with tips and tricks for new cookiers.
Sam is a winner of Food Network’s Christmas Cookie Challenge. She is a licensed home baker and owner of Sam’s Cookie Company in Marietta, GA. Sam teaches cookiers to model their own cookie cutters in Fusion 360™ and print them on a 3d printer.
Shannon is the owner of Whisk Confections and started her journey in wedding cakes and crossed over to the cookie community in 2019. She also enjoys teaching cookie decorating classes and helping others grow with their craft.
Sheila from Cookies and More LLC has been a cookie decorator & instructor for over 15 years. She started as a cake decorator who fell in love with cookies around 2008 & has been pursuing her passion since then while also working as an office export assistant.
Although she is known more in the cake world, Susan is getting back to where she once started…Cookies! Way back in 1987, Susan led a team of cookie decorators at a large bakery wholesaler. She designed, dipped, flooded and decorated her way through racks of cookies each day for Disney, Major Department Stores, and the Toronto Zoo, just to name a few.
Teri launched Tweets Cookie Connection in 2012. With the cookie as her canvas and passion for doodling whimsical designs, she created Tweets Ultra Fine and Brush Tip Color Pens. Tweets supplies sugar artists globally with drawing and painting tools for cookies.
Tina is a part time cookier who developed a passion for royal icing. She hosted Sweet Sharing for a year on Julia Usher’s Cookie Connection. She has conducted workshops on decorating with royal icing and wrote a beginners manual on cookie decorating.
Victoria retired from a 21 year career in nursing after her last child, Penelope was born. She took a cookie decorating class “ust for fun” and would give her practice cookies away. Soon, order requests started rolling in and the rest is history!
Yvonne is a designer of layered cookies stencils. She started creating cookie stencils in May of 2022. She found that making multi layered stencils give her a much cleaner look without overspray and allowed her to work faster.