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National Ice Cream Day at HBC

Is It Hot or Is it Just Us?

July is well known for its sweltering heat. It’s no wonder that Ronnie Reagan coined the whole month National Ice Cream Month and even gave his favorite frozen treat a day of its own. Now, you just gotta decide where you’re going to get your ice cream from. Let us make a guilt free plug and let us be your suitors.

FREE Scoop of Ice Cream!

We know you love free stuff. Now, wipe the sweat off your keyboard or phone and keep scrolling down for this doozy of a deal. We’re giving away an individual serving of ice cream when you order 12 or more cookies. We’ll type that again just in case you swiped too fast and too furious. 1 FREE scoop of ice cream when you order 12 cookies or more. Pretty sweet of us, right? Just use promo code HEATWAVE at check out to get your free ice cream for NICD.

Get Social

It’s possible that 12 cookies and a free scoop isn’t going to feed the hoard you have at your pool party. Don’t worry, we have those things covered. Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in style with our ice cream social deal. That’s 6 individual servings and 12 cookies.

Sammich Time

Twelve cookies a little much for you? We understand. Stop on by one of our 5 locations and order yourself up one of our delicious ice cream cookie sanwiches. With 12 cookies and 3 ice cream flavors, the world is your oyster. We highly suggest going classic with 2 chocolate chip and a scoop of vanilla. Feeling fancy? Try our Red Velvet with the St. Louis classic, gooey butter cake. Your tastebuds never had it so good.

Take advantage of our FREE delivery!

We do this little thing called Secret Sundays. Every Sunday there will be a code for free delivery. If you want to up the ante this National Ice Cream Day, go ahead and make our day by signing up. We’ll even give you a free cookie just for doing so. More perks apply. See link for more details.

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Cool Off with Hot Box Cookies: Ice Cream and Drinks to Beat the Heat

5 Ways to Cool Off

June is here–the month that introduces most of the country to the first taste of true summer heat. Our fresh-baked cookies keep our customers (and us) warm in the winter, and they’re equally enjoyable in the summer because they taste so darn good. Pro tip: Melt-in-your-mouth cookies are fashionable in every season. But we realize that in the hotter months, you’ll need a treat to cool you down. You’ll need something—gasp—more than cookies. That something is ice cream, and we’ve got it in spades. Actually, we’ve got it in pints, and in three flavors. Here’s our list of five ways to cool off with Hot Box Cookies in the upcoming sultry season.

Cookies & Ice Cream

Drop in for a couple of cookies and a pint of ice cream. We’re open late, so take a break from your hot midnight shenanigans and visit us for a dessert that warms your soul AND cools you off. Our pints come in Madagascar Vanilla, Gooey Butter Cake, and Salted Caramel. Try dipping your cookies in them for the matchless marriage of warmth and chill.

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice cream sandwiches? We’ve got ‘em. Choose any of our cookie flavors and whichever ice cream flavor you fancy for the perfect sammie pairing. Cold ice cream between two warm, fresh cookies will put your mouth in a state of nirvana. Smells like teen spirit to us.

Backyard BBQ

Having the ultimate backyard BBQ? Invite Hot Box to deliver our Dairy Deluxe catering package. Don’t depend on a friend or relative to come through with dessert. We’ll come through with 24 cookies, an ice cream pint, and 2 drinks. Now we’re sizzlin’.

Pool Party

A poolside Ice Cream Social would be the perfect way to initiate summer sweetness. This catering option includes 12 warm cookies and 6 individual servings of ice cream. Summer-warm cookies and winter-cold ice cream will put you in the mood to perform your best dive–or if you’re us, cannonball.

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Drink Up

Not screamin’ for ice cream? We won’t hold it against you, but we still want you to cool off when indulging in fresh-baked euphoria! When you order our cookies, don’t forget to include a beverage, ‘cause we have a killer selection! Our new Fairlife milk comes in 2%, chocolate, and strawberry. We also proudly carry Coke products, so you can wash down those cookies with fizzy goodness. If you’re a true beverage babe, choose The Popular Pack for your catering order. We’ll hook you up with 24 warm cookies and 4 cold drinks so you beverage lovers can perfect your cookie-consuming experience with your favorite cool refreshment.

Plan Your Party Now

Ready to plan your next smokin’ shindig? Start your cookie catering order now! If you like this summery summary, sign up for our newsletter for more hot tips!

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Long Live The Dad Bod

Celebrating Fathers with Hot Box Cookies

Good ol’ pops. He’s never easy to shop for, is he? All we know for certain is this: he doesn’t want another tie for Father’s Day. Dads give their kids endless support, love, and laughs on a daily basis, and Father’s Day is the perfect time to reward their valiance and bad puns with the gift of fresh-baked Hot Box Cookies. Since we’re proud supporters of a little extra cushion, use the promo code “DADBOD” to waive the delivery fee all week until Sunday, July 16. We have plenty of gift options to help your favorite father-figure feel the love.

Go All Out

Is your dad a ham? Does he have a flair for theatrics? Then go all out for Father’s Day with a warm box of his favorite cookies, a fancy red ribbon, a card with a personalized message, and a balloon! With twelve cookie flavors to choose from, you’re sure to assemble a fresh-baked batch that will put the kind of smile on his face that will make your whole year.

Monster Cookies!

Your dad always checked for monsters under your bed and in your closet. Now you can repay the favor by giving dad a few Monster Cookies to thank him for protecting you! This gluten-friendly cookie will be his new best friend.

Cookies & Milk

Whose dad doesn’t enjoy watching a movie and dipping cookies into a cold glass of milk? This Father’s day, put on your pop’s favorite flick and have cookies and milk delivered right to his door. At Hot Box, we pride ourselves on using fresh ingredients. We’re proud to now sell lactose-free milk so every dad can enjoy the age-old classic of a hot, fresh cookie dunked in some ice-cold milk. We even have strawberry and chocolate-flavored Fairlife, if you’re feeling fancy.

Dad Party!

Make Father’s Day a big hoopla and get all your friends, their dads, and your friends who are dads out onto that backyard patio. Sure, there may be a throwdown over who gets to man the grill, but let Hot Box Cookies be in charge of dessert. We have more than just cookies and milk to spice up your shindig. Look into Hot Box Catering and book an ice cream social! Our eyes water with joy as we imagine all those dads with ice cream mustaches and chocolate chip stains on their Hawaiian shirts.

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Hot Mom’s Day Deals

A Few of Mom’s Favorite Things

The merry month of May has arrived, and we all know what that means: Mother’s Day is coming. That means that it’s time to plan the perfect present for the perfect woman. Fret not! April showers are over, and now Hot Box Cookies is prepared to help you shower your mom with love. This year, you’ll have a pair of gifts that will make her regret giving birth to you a little less.

Flowers & Cookies

We all know that the traditional Mother’s Day gift duo is flowers and chocolates. Not surprisingly, we favor giving flowers and cookies. Our gift delivery service will allow you to send your mom a box of fresh-baked cookies, complete with a bow and card that expresses your adoration. Or, you can deliver the beautiful warm box to her yourself–because the greatest gift of all will always be you, right? We know she’ll love you no matter what (hopefully)–but it’s always nice to make mom feel especially appreciated with a premium treat made with locally-sourced ingredients, that’s baked with motherly care.

But what about the flowers? She needs something pretty to look at while she’s enjoying her scrumptious cookies! This year, we took the initiative to help you acquire those May blossoms at an a-MAY-zing discount. Do you live in St. Louis or Lawrence? If you do, you’re in luck, because we have some flowery friends in those cities!

St. Louis

If you’re looking for flowers in St. Louis, purchase your Mother’s Day bouquet from Botanicals Design Studio. When you order cookies from Hot Box, you’ll be able to use the promo code FLOWERMOM to receive 10% off on any order from this charming flower shop on S. Grand Avenue.


If you’re purchasing blooms in Lawrence, order from our friends at Englewood Florist. At checkout, use the promo code HOTBOX519 to collect 10% off any $50+ order. Local delivery only!

With cookies in one hand and a beautiful floral arrangement in the other, your mom will be blushing with pride that her progeny succeeded in making Mother’s Day so delicious and delightful. And don’t forget that she needs the perfect beverage to wash down those cookies! We’re rolling out our new lactose-free milk! Your mom was always there for you with cookies and milk. Now be there for her with a milk option that is both cow-friendly and tummy-friendly. When cows win and your mom’s tummy wins, we all win.

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We’ve Got Big Luv for Admin Pros

Admin Pro Day!

Hot Box Cookies celebrates all kinds of professionals throughout the year by providing a product and service that suits everyone’s gifting needs. Even in the serious corporate world, who doesn’t love taking a little break with cookies? Whether you’re gifting a beautiful box of our warm cookies to a client, boss, or employee, you’ll be happy that you made Hot Box Cookies part of your professional life. Made with all-natural, premium, locally-sourced ingredients, gifting our cookies to someone says that you care about both deliciousness and quality.

While we encourage gifting our cookies to anyone and everyone, April 24th is dedicated to some very special people: Administrative Professionals. That’s right, National Admin Pro Day is on Wednesday. If you have an admin pro in your life, we’re giving you a chance to treat them right with free delivery on your order. They coordinate your calendars, your office supply orders, and your client relationships. So coordinate a delivery of fresh-baked cookies for that fresh employee. Use the code ADMINLUV and your cookies will come to your office with zero delivery fee. Here are some ways you can reward them with decadence for their excellence.

Order a dozen…

…of their favorite flavor from our menu. If you want to surprise them, you’ll have to be stealthy in how you ascertain what their favorite flavor is. Try slipping the question into casual conversation. Example: “I need you to cancel my Friday meeting, and tell me what your favorite Hot Box Cookies flavor is.” Very sly.

Order a cookie cake…

…with their name on it! Their eyes might tear up when they see “Thank you, Francis!” on a cookie cake you ordered to honor them!

Order a couple dozen

warm cookies for the office so everyone can celebrate, but make sure to order just one bottle of milk designated for that super duper Admin Pro. They’ll surely feel like Hot Box royalty with their refreshing bottle of milk, while the others in your group are forced to settle for water to wash down their delicious treats. At the end of the day, though, everyone wins on Admin Pro Day.

While you’re thinking about cookies in the workplace, why not sign up for a Corporate Gifting account? Do business deliciously! You might be amazed at the difference it makes.

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The Most Doobious Day of the Year

Get Baked with Hot Box

It’s the dopest time of the year! The 3-day countdown is in motion for our favorite holiday, 4/20. Grab your buds and come celebrate with Hot Box Cookies. On April 20th only, snag 6 chocolate chip cookies for $4.20. Who doesn’t love satisfying the munchies while saving some green? The answer’s not doobious. And at Hot Box, fresh-baked is the only baked that makes the grade.

Just like last year, we’re planting magical stamps in the cookie boxes of a few lucky customers. Whoever finds our Get Baked stamp in their box on 4/20 wins a free dozen! We really can’t hash it out any clearer. So don’t forget to look for that golden ticket when you claim your $4.20 cookies on 4/20. Mary Jane will never forgive you if you throw it away.

For those in the Tower Grove area of St. Louis, be sure to come to our new South Grand location! We are loving this neighborhood and welcome everyone to check out our new home.

Since we 4/20 revelers know how to appreciate Mother Nature, let’s not forget to also acknowledge National Earth Day on 4/22. The better we take care of the Earth, the longer humanity can stick around to eat Hot Box Cookies. But seriously, respect the earth, people! Enjoy the greenness of April and acknowledge that we all must do our part to make our planet healthy, clean, and beautiful for future generations of cookie lovers.

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Do Your Business Deliciously

At Hot Box Cookies, the only thing we love more than seeing our customers enjoy our cookies is seeing them give our cookies away as gifts. We’re all about spreading joy through gift-giving, and whenever we can be a part of that act–when we can help you make someone else happy–we’re happy. And we know that gifts aren’t just for your mother on her birthday or your best friend on Christmas. Gifting is part of many relationships, and relationships are a part of business. We’re talking about corporate gifting, and how our corporate gifting program will make it easy for you to strengthen the important relationships in your work life.

Are you looking for a unique way to say “thank you” to your clients? They’ll be delighted to receive a box of fresh-baked cookies at their desk or door. Hot Box Cookies will help you create a memorable, relationship-building moment between you and the clients you value.

As for your employees, we know you’ll make their day by ordering them this warm treat. Cookies in the office? Score! You’ll succeed in conveying that you appreciate your employees’ hard work, and you’ll boost team morale so they’ll keep working for you. It’s a win for everyone.

And if you’re the employee in this situation, don’t forget about your boss! While your co-workers may ridicule you for kissing your boss’ gluteus maximus, you’ll know they’re just jealous that they didn’t think to do it first.

There are many corporate holidays throughout the year on which you can take the opportunity to give a scrumptious gift to those you hold dear in the business realm. Administrative Professional Week is coming up in April! Don’t worry, Hot Box will always be here to let you know when opportunities pop up.

Become a part of our corporate gifting program by creating an account here! We’re ready to do business, are you?

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Slide on into S. Grand

Hot Box Opens on South Grand

Do you live in or near the Tower Grove area of St. Louis? You’re in for a treat. We’re READY for you, so come get your cookie on with us at the corner of Grand and Arsenal. We’ve had loyal customers living in this area for years who have utilized our Central West End location. Now, we’re proud to be able to serve them in their own neck of the woods! We love Tower Grove and are so excited to be part of the neighborhood, expanding our delivery zone so that we can reach more people, faster! Once we get deliveries rolling from this location (which will be soon!), wait times will be reduced for all our customers who live east of Skinker.

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We’re currently open to the public, but our Grand Opening has yet to happen. We’ll keep you in the know about when this momentous occasion will take place. We’ll be inviting the whole neighborhood to come out and sample our delicious cookies. You don’t want to miss it! In the meantime, visit our spankin’ new location and grab yourself a warm one! Ovens are fired, spatulas are turning…all that’s missing is you!

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Hot Box Cookies is for Lovers (and Haters)

We love Valentine’s Day because it’s the biggest day of the year to share all the love we hold inside our hearts, and inside our cookies. Call us hopeless romantics, but we think that our cookies have just the right ingredients to sweeten the mood between you and your special someone. Wait, you don’t have a special someone? You hate Valentine’s Day? That’s fine by us; we’re here to fill everyone’s day with love, no matter your relationship status. You can be a Valentine’s Day Hater, just love the fact that we’re offering free delivery on preorders and some of these other fun promos. Here are some ways you can get your fill of Hot Box this February 14th.

A Heart to Heart

This Valentine’s Day, we’re showing extra love to our much-adored flavor, Red Velvet. We’re crafting decadent, heart-shaped Red Velvet Cookie Cakes that are the perfect aesthetic and size to present to your special Valentine. This level of beautiful deliciousness comes from the bottom of our hearts.

Free Delivery on Preorders

Maybe you’re opting to eat dessert at home on Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart–so romantic! Just like planning ahead is important when it comes to bringing…supplies…it’s important when it comes to buying cookies. We want you to plan ahead by preordering your cookies between 2/7 and 2/13, with the Promo code BEMINE9. Your great planning skills will earn you free delivery on the big day, and maybe more. Spontaneity is romantic–but planning can be romantic, too.

Dessert Date

If you’re planning to dine out on Valentine’s Day, we hope you have dinner reservations. The good thing is, you won’t need reservations for dessert. After a romantic dinner, sweep your date off his or her feet by bringing them to Hot Box Cookies for some pheromone-releasing treats. You can try going Lady & the Tramp style with a cookie, but we have a feeling it will end up a bit messy.

A Gift Pack to Remember

If you’d rather stick with one of our deals, such as 6 cookies for $8, be sure to include some Red Velvets! They’re redder than the reddest rose, and much more satisfying to eat. If you’re feeling fancy, we’ll package your goodies with a red ribbon, and finish off the spectacle with a romantic balloon. This kind of gift would make a girl more excited than an engagement ring. Well, maybe not. But if an engagement does happen, remember, we cater weddings!

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Coming in Hot for Football Sundays

Hot, Hot, Box

If you’re a hardcore football fan, you’re probably having a ball this time of year. Sure, the holidays are over, but you still have Football Sundays. And while people are finally tearing down their Christmas lights, the stadium lights shine brighter than ever. Football Sunday is the real holiday for you. We respect that, and we want to be part of the festivities–whether you watch the games with your buddies, your significant other, or upon a Couch of Solitude. Here are some ways we can make YOUR game-days superior to…other people’s game-days.

Cookie Deals for Champions

Don’t make a fumble by forgetting our Cookie Deals. We have boxes of 6, 12, 18, 24, and 36. So if you’re having a bunch of pals over, go for a bigger deal! If you’re solo, or just snuggling with your better half, get a smaller deal! Get your playbook out, make your strategy, and order those cookies!

The Delivery Person is the MVP Here

We have special delivery promotions, because even the toughest of football fans need to feel some love.

  • On 1/20, order with promo code NFL2019. Watch your team crush their conference championship while you’re crushing cookies with your teeth.
  • On 2/3, use promo code SUPER19, so that you can cheer and groan between delicious bites of warm deliciousness. Whether you’re doing more cheering or more groaning, we’ll be there for you.

A Full-Blown Blitz

Throwing a blowout Super Bowl Party? Your guests are probably just expecting oversized bowls of chips, but not at YOUR Super Bowl Party. Yours will be special, because you chose Hot Box Cookies. Bring on the crowd, we can handle it with our catering deals. Need 100 cookies? How about 500 cookies? Wow, that’s a big party, are we invited?


Practice your Formation

You can also impress guests with your attention to detail by purchasing a football-shaped cookie cake. Just don’t try to throw it around, it might fall apart.


Whatever your Football Sunday plans are, plan to take them to the next level with Hot Box Cookies.

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