The World's Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie
Mr. Nelson is one of the few formally-trained chefs (and artisan baker) who consider chocolate chip cookies as one of the four major food groups! And, as such, he has created over the last couple of decades (yes, decades) what many people believe is a chocolate chip cookie of extraordinary taste and texture.
Most Common Questions
Where are the cookies made?Mr. Nelson’s Cookies® are made in a small, custom-made bakery on the edge of the Tonto National Forest at the base of the beautiful Superstition Mountains in Gold Canyon, Arizona. His bakery is carefully inspected and approved by Pinal County, Arizona Environmental Health Services.
Why the “batch number” and the “Fran” signature?Francis (“Fran” – to his friends) Nelson Beebe is an artisan baker. His cookies are made in small quantities (batches.) He tastes a finished cookie from each batch. His “Fran” signature tells you he believes your cookies accurately represent his craft of chocolate chip cookies making.
Who makes the chocolate chip cookies?
First, there really is a “Mr. Nelson.” And he is the only person who makes his cookies. In fact, he personally makes, bakes, and wraps only 24 dozen perfect chocolate chip cookies a day, 4 days a week. I guess you could call Mr. Nelson not only a “one-man-show;” but, also, a “one-trick-pony,” as he only makes one type of cookie….nothing else!
Why only chocolate chip cookies?Mr. Nelson is one of the few formally and classically-trained chefs who consider chocolate chip cookies as one of the major food groups! And, as such, he has created over the last couple of decades (yes, decades) what he believe is a chocolate chip cookie of extraordinary taste and texture.