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Valentine's, Love, & Chocolate

Did you know that the history of Valentine's Day goes back to Roman Times? According to the history channel, "Valentine’s Day is actually named for two different Roman saints, both called Valentine and both utterly unconnected to romantic love. Though legend persists that the original St. Valentine was a priest who performed illegal marriages for the Emperor Claudius’ soldiers, there’s no evidence to suggest this ever happened. The first mention of St. Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday appeared in the writings of Chaucer in 1382. With the medieval period came a new focus on illicit but chaste courtly love, and it is here that we see some of the familiar iconography begin to appear. Knights would give roses to...

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Valentine's 2020... Get ready for a new collection

It's been a minute since we released this Collection inspired by love and the things we love here at the Cowgirl Cookie Co. These apricot bars are just a sneak peek as to what's coming... We call them, "She's Draggin' Her Rope" {apricot bars}. And the story as to why, well that's to come much closer to the actual day of celebrating our loves, on Valentine's Day. We're so excited to re-release these beauties, the last time these were shared was Valentine's Day 2010, so a good ten years now. To accompany these gems, the Collection is sprinkled with a few other cookies which will also only be released in time for this special day. We can't wait and we...

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