The Cookie Dots®
were created in 2003 when people began to visit the Just Sweet
Gourmet shop complaining of high cholesterol and heart problems and
wanted a dessert just for them. At the same time, the shop was being
bombarded with clients who had just been diagnosed with Type II
Diabetes, allergies and various cancers. As Just Sweet Enough®
was taking notes and
trying to figure out what to do to please everyone, it received a call
from Lindora Weightloss Medical Center (corporate office), Weight
Watchers, and Overeaters Anonymous in
regards to obesity.
was close to
holiday season and a lot of clients were also Jewish.
Taking all of this into consideration, Cookie Dots®
were born!! Cookie
are cholesterol free. There are absolutely no animal products in
Although sugar is used, there's such a small amount, it
doesn't register in the Nutritional Facts. Only the best Kosher
used to make Cookie Dots®:
real juices, oils, zests and
For starters, Lemon and Vanilla were made, but by April of 2004, other
flavors were tested for various health challenges. Strawberry (loaded
with Vitamin A which replaces healthy red blood cells) Cookie Dots®
given and sold to clients coming in who were anemic and/or going
through chemotherapy. In fact, the American Cancer Society was a
regular client and soon inducted Glynis Albright as one of its board
Blueberry (brain booster fruit) Cookie Dots®
were made for those who had
parents going through their first stages of Alzheimer's (Dementia) as
well as for children who had lots of studying and memorizing to do for
Peach, Banana, Pineapple Coconut, Peach Mango, Chocolate Raspberry and
Orange were also born and were tested.
Just Sweet Enough® also began to bake wheat free Cookie
in three flavors for the
public: Orange Almond, Banana Walnut and Apple Toffee. They were made
with Spelt flour.
For those on a high
protein diet, Just Sweet Enough® produced Chocolate Mint Pecan
made with soy flour.
Later in April of
2004, Glynis Albright met with Dr. Fobi (inventor of
The Fobi Pouch and owner of the Center for Obesity with Surgical
Treatment) and she began to sponsor with Dr. Fobi various functions for
the obese. Cookie Dots®
were introduced to Dr. Fobi's clients.
It's such a
wonderful thing that Cookie Dots®
satisfy so many. Mostly,
those who just want a delicious treat will turn to Just Sweet Enough
for their special needs.
became Just Sweet Enough®'s most popular item, almost
product that gave the company it's fame -- Sweet Potato Poundcake (a
dessert loaded with betacarotene, which is highly needed in diets of
Just Sweet Enough®'s clients going through chemo and
radiation therapy). Cookie Dots®
are defiinitely treats that will be here to stay. Keep checking for
new flavors coming soon.