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Let’s Big Chipper cookies raise money for local nonprofits

Addie Broyles
abroyles@statesman.com

Karen Davis’ heart is as big as her chocolate chip cookies.

The Round Rock baker launched Let’s Big Chipper last year as a way to combine her passions for sweet treats and social entrepreneurship. She and her husband, Michael, had always baked cookies to raise money for organizations that their kids were involved in, but as they got older, the Davises decided to commit to making cookies that could make a difference. A dollar from every $3 cookie sold at fundraising stands and events goes to a different nonprofit every month, or customers on larger orders can pick a cause of their choice.

In recent months, they’ve partnered with area businesses to raise money for the Texas 4000’s Atlas bike ride, Footprints Children’s Grief Ministry, Share Our Strength and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

Davis says she’d like to have a retail outlet one day, but for now, office deliveries, birthday parties and catered events are the most sizable part of their business. In addition to the signature oversize chocolate chip cookie, Davis makes cookies stuffed with Oreos, brownies or Reese’s Cups, as well as smaller cookies called Little Dippers.

You can order the cookies for delivery — in flavors such as oatmeal and roasted pecan, orange with white chocolate, chocolate and peanut butter, gluten-free or original chocolate chip — online at letsbigchipper.com or by emailing letsbigchipper@aol.com. Trays of cookies start at $22 for two dozen, with $5 going to charity or nonprofit.