Demand soars for ‘Obama cookie’
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Looks as if the First Family has a sweet tooth.
President-elect Barack Obama and his family have put a bakery in Des Moines, Iowa, on the map after it was discovered that the White House-bound Obamas have a fondness for the chocolate chunk cookies baked up by Baby Boomers Cafe. According to the Associated Press, the small downtown restaurant is struggling to keep up with demand for the ‘Obama cookies,’ soaring from about 400 sold each week to more than 1,000 a week.
‘Two months ago I was giving these cookies away,’ said co-owner Rodney Maxfield. ‘Now, it’s like, ‘I need two dozen cookies. I need four dozen cookies.’ ‘