When living in Hawaii, I experienced not only the amazing scenery and culture, but also some amazing new foods and treats. Now back on the mainland, sometimes a taste is all it takes to bring me back to Hawaii. It may have been nearly 8 years ago that I left the beautiful islands, but sometimes it feels like it was just yesterday. Honolulu Cookie Company is a great way to bring back those memories. With their signature pineapple shape and natural Hawaiian fruit flavors, these shortbread cookies are a wonderful gift idea for your ‘Ohana!
Honolulu Cookie Company began in 1998, in…you guessed it…Honolulu, Hawaii! Eventually they expanded to Las Vegas, Guam, and the island of Maui. Gift baskets, care packages, and individual products can also be purchased on their website. Cookies are baked fresh each day, treated with individual attention as they are created, and wrapped by hand in their signature packaging.
At Honolulu Cookie, you will find classic Hawaiian flavors such as Kona Coffee, Macadamia, Lilikoi (Passion Fruit), Guava, Coconut, Mango, and of course Pineapple. These flavors come by themselves with hand placed cookie centers, some combined flavors, or even chocolate dipped (Guittard white, milk, or decadent dark chocolate). You will also find seasonal flavors such as pumpkin and white chocolate dipped pumpkin, as well as holiday flavors that are released in early November each year.
My package from Honolulu Cookie Company included quite the variety of flavors! I received the Ultimate Collection Pineapple Shape Box. Inside the cute pineapple container, I found 21 individually wrapped cookies and a list of the 16 flavors included. If you aren’t sure what flavor to get, this box is absolutely perfect, giving you a little taste of each. Here is a list of the flavors I got to try:
- Butter Macadamia (2 pieces)
- Chocolate Chip Macadamia (2 pieces)
- Chocolate Dipped Macadamia (2 pieces)
- Coconut (1 piece)
- Dark Chocolate Coconut (1 piece)
- Dark Chocolate Kona Coffee (1 piece)
- Dark Triple Chocolate Macadamia (1 piece)
- Guava (1 piece)
- Kona Coffee (2 pieces)
- Lilikoi (passion fruit) (1 piece)
- Mango Macadamia (1 piece)
- Pineapple Macadamia (2 pieces)
- White Chocolate Coconut (1 piece)
- White Chocolate Dipped Macadamia (1 piece)
- White Chocolate Kona Coffee (1 piece)
- White Triple Chocolate Macadamia (1 piece)
I honestly couldn’t tell you which was my favorite…they were all so good! The chocolate was a great touch to some of the flavors, and the fruit and coffee bean pieces were also a fun addition. My picky children even kept stealing bites of the cookies as I tried them.
Whether you are searching for gift for a birthday, graduation, wedding, or other occasion, you will find something from Honolulu Cookie Co. that is sure to be perfect. From gift trays with thank you ribbons, to favor boxes and mini tins, Honolulu Cookie Company has a fantastic variety to choose from. I also recommend keeping an eye on their special offers to see what specials they may have.