About Us

our story

May 1993

June 2009

Janice enjoyed spending time on Cape Cod with her husband Kenneth. Once they permanently relocated to beautiful South Harwich Cape Cod Cookies were soon on the retail shelves and became a success in the Cape Cod market.
December 2012

January 2013

Determined to carry on Janice’s passion of baking, Kenneth carried on Janice’s legacy by continuing to nurture Cape Cod Cookies’ growth. With just a hand mixer and a small convection oven, the company continued to grow, from Wellesley to Wellfleet. From selling a small quantity of cookies to a local sandwich shop to developing relationships with major grocery store retailers.
April 2018

September 2020

Leah Ledger joined the team and quickly became an invaluable member, swiftly working her way up to the position of Head Baker. Her exceptional talent and unwavering dedication elevated Cape Cod Cookies’ creations to new heights. Guiding the baking team with finesse and creativity, Leah's contributions shaped the delectable flavors and delightful experiences that define Cape Cod Cookies.
December-2021

January 2022

Leah and Josh stepped into the role of owners at Cape Cod Cookies on January 1st, 2022, as they embraced the opportunity to lead the cherished cookie company into a new era as a family with their 2 boys Landyn and Blake. This significant milestone marked the start of their exciting journey, as they assumed the responsibility of carrying forward the company's legacy. With their shared dedication and a commitment to excellence, Leah and Josh embarked on a mission to continue baking irresistible cookies that bring joy and happiness to all who enjoy them.
May-2023

May 1993

Cape Cod Cookies started in Janice Peterson's home kitchen, where her passion for crafting irresistible cookies led to wholesale success in the Wellesley Metro West Massachusetts market.
June 2009

December 2012

Janice unexpectedly passed away, leaving behind a legacy of passion and dedication to the art of baking. Her memory lives on in every batch of Cape Cod Cookies, continuing to bring joy and delight to those who savor their irresistible flavors.
Wellfleet Massachusetts town sign

April 2018

Embracing an exciting new chapter, Cape Cod Cookies found its stride in a thriving commercial wholesale bakery space. With passion and dedication, we established ourselves as a beloved and respected company, captivating the hearts of cookie lovers. Our commitment to excellence propelled our growth, allowing us to provide perfect cookies that deliver the purest satisfaction—one of life's simplest and most cherished pleasures.
September 2020

December 2021

After witnessing Leah's unwavering passion for baking and her steadfast commitment to quality during her two-year tenure at Cape Cod Cookies, Kenneth recognized the remarkable potential within her. Additionally, he had become acquainted with Leah’s husband Josh's fervor for business management and growth. Impressed by their shared dedication and skills, Kenneth approached Leah and Josh with a proposition—to take ownership of Cape Cod Cookies. It was an offer filled with hope and the belief that under their capable guidance, the company would continue to thrive and bring joy to cookie enthusiasts.
January 2022

May 2023

With enthusiasm and a commitment to honoring Cape Cod Cookies' rich legacy, Josh and Leah unveiled a fresh and captivating logo, an inviting website, and engaging social media accounts. Embracing the essence of the beloved brand, they seamlessly integrated the old and the new, ensuring that the same remarkable flavors and impeccable quality that Janice and Kenneth cultivated for over 30 years continue to delight cookie enthusiasts.
May 1993

May 1993

Cape Cod Cookies started in Janice Peterson's home kitchen, where her passion for crafting irresistible cookies led to wholesale success in the Wellesley Metro West Massachusetts market.
June 2009

June 2009

Janice enjoyed spending time on Cape Cod with her husband Kenneth. Once they permanently relocated to beautiful South Harwich Cape Cod Cookies were soon on the retail shelves and became a success in the Cape Cod market.
December 2012

December 2012

Janice unexpectedly passed away, leaving behind a legacy of passion and dedication to the art of baking. Her memory lives on in every batch of Cape Cod Cookies, continuing to bring joy and delight to those who savor their irresistible flavors.
Wellfleet Massachusetts town sign

January 2013

Determined to carry on Janice’s passion of baking, Kenneth carried on Janice’s legacy by continuing to nurture Cape Cod Cookies’ growth. With just a hand mixer and a small convection oven, the company continued to grow, from Wellesley to Wellfleet. From selling a small quantity of cookies to a local sandwich shop to developing relationships with major grocery store retailers.
April 2018

April 2018

Embracing an exciting new chapter, Cape Cod Cookies found its stride in a thriving commercial wholesale bakery space. With passion and dedication, we established ourselves as a beloved and respected company, captivating the hearts of cookie lovers. Our commitment to excellence propelled our growth, allowing us to provide perfect cookies that deliver the purest satisfaction—one of life's simplest and most cherished pleasures.
September 2020

September 2020

Leah Ledger joined the team and quickly became an invaluable member, swiftly working her way up to the position of Head Baker. Her exceptional talent and unwavering dedication elevated Cape Cod Cookies’ creations to new heights. Guiding the baking team with finesse and creativity, Leah's contributions shaped the delectable flavors and delightful experiences that define Cape Cod Cookies.
December-2021

December 2021

After witnessing Leah's unwavering passion for baking and her steadfast commitment to quality during her two-year tenure at Cape Cod Cookies, Kenneth recognized the remarkable potential within her. Additionally, he had become acquainted with Leah’s husband Josh's fervor for business management and growth. Impressed by their shared dedication and skills, Kenneth approached Leah and Josh with a proposition—to take ownership of Cape Cod Cookies. It was an offer filled with hope and the belief that under their capable guidance, the company would continue to thrive and bring joy to cookie enthusiasts.
January 2022

January 2022

Leah and Josh stepped into the role of owners at Cape Cod Cookies on January 1st, 2022, as they embraced the opportunity to lead the cherished cookie company into a new era as a family with their 2 boys Landyn and Blake. This significant milestone marked the start of their exciting journey, as they assumed the responsibility of carrying forward the company's legacy. With their shared dedication and a commitment to excellence, Leah and Josh embarked on a mission to continue baking irresistible cookies that bring joy and happiness to all who enjoy them.
May-2023

May 2023

With enthusiasm and a commitment to honoring Cape Cod Cookies' rich legacy, Josh and Leah unveiled a fresh and captivating logo, an inviting website, and engaging social media accounts. Embracing the essence of the beloved brand, they seamlessly integrated the old and the new, ensuring that the same remarkable flavors and impeccable quality that Janice and Kenneth cultivated for over 30 years continue to delight cookie enthusiasts.