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Mrs. Hanes' Moravian Cookie Factory
Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Clemmons
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Owner description: We make Cookies. But at our Bakery we don’t manufacture cookies, we create them. We make about 100,000 lbs. of Moravian Cookies a year and every cookie is made by hand using a rolling pen & a cookie cutter. There are about 100 cookies in a lb., so that is ten million cookies cut out one by one using only a cookie cutter. We are a family business comprised of 7th, 8th & 9th generation Moravians & our recipe is a secret family recipe that has been handed down for generations. I don’t think there is another company in the world like my bakery. Not only are our cookies made in North Carolina, we are made by hand in North Carolina. Come before 2:30 PM M-F to watch our cookies being made at our special viewing window and enjoy tasty samples of our 6 different flavors. Tours are given but you must call to scheduled in advance. There is a $4.00 charge per person
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Handrolled thin cookies with great flavor...Manual process makes for pricey quality. Watching the ladies hand roll the cookies was interesting. Several flavors available. Great Family Business

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Reviewed January 3, 2014

My cousin sent me cookies from Mrs. Hanes' store and another well known factory. NO question which was better. The ones from Mrs. Hanes's store were crisp and fresh and the other factory sent stale cookies. I love the ginger cookies and love having them at Christmas. Now I want to visit the factory.

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

As a native of Winston-Salem, but a longtime resident of Georgia, I purchase Moravian sugar cookies from Mrs. Hanes every year. Friends start asking about the cookies in October, and I assure them they will be receiving some this year too. I always get the sugar cookies, but the ginger cookies are the original, traditional Christmas flavor. Sugar and ginger are the long time favorites, although Mrs. Hanes does offer other flavors, it would not be Christmas without these two flavors.(I am not crazy about the other flavors, but the lemon is ok.) If you are in Winston-Salem, take the pretty drive out to her factory and watch the cookies being made, and have a taste of all the flavors. My children loved doing this since they got to try fresh baked cookies! Once you try them, you will keep coming back! They are especially good with a butter cream icing if you want to host a cookie decorating party- something I did for over 20 years. You just have to eat the iced cookies quickly! The cookies are so thin that they lose their crunch when iced. This, however, will not be a problem for you will eat them right up!

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

I live just minutes away from Mrs. Hanes Moravian Cookie Factory, which is a real plus. I can get them anytime I need or want them. They are delicious.
The Factory tour is very "simple", but its a real treasure to have in my "back yard". Mrs. Hanes is one of the many places on my list to visit anytime I have out of town guests. The cookies are rolled, cut and packaged by hand, "special treatment". It's fun to watch, through the window, while the ladies work away. If you want cookies for Christmas, or shipped to family and friends for the holidays, get them early !!! All the different flavors are good, none better than the Sugar cookies, however I do like the Black Walnut too. As one of the other reviewers said...The cookies are a Christmas Tradition...but good any time of the year. I recently took some up north to Pennsylvania to friends that had never even heard of them...they were a HUGE HIT !
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

These folks are the greatest. year round they have the best for the sweet tooth. A must visit, watch the cookies being hand made. Staff are the greats,will answer all your questions. They ship all over the world

2  Thank Larry K
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