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Cookie Luv Subscription Box Review + Coupon- March 2017

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Cookie Luv is a cookie-of-the-month subscription box. They offer month-to-month cookie plans as well as subscription plans for college students. All cookies are made fresh and from scratch. Each month features a different flavor.

There are two cookie collections to choose from: Just Like Home Cookie Collection and Fancy Schmancy Cookie Collection. The Just Like Home collection features classic drop cookies (12 cookies total) while the Fancy Schmancy collection features unique artisan cookies (12-20 cookies total depending on size).

There are also several subscription options. The Month-to-Month subscription ships on a monthly basis, while the College Care Package Subscription is similar to the Month-to-Month but on a slightly altered shipping schedule to accommodate the academic calendar. There are one-time purchase Midterms and Finals Care Packages as well.

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This is a review of the Fancy Schmancy Month-to-Month, $29.99 per month, box.

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The Subscription Box: Cookie Luv

The Cost: $23.99 per month for the Just Like Home Cookie Collection and $29.99 per month for the Fancy Schmancy Cookie Collection (discounts available for longer commitments). $6 shipping for orders up to $50, $10 shipping for orders between $50-$100.

COUPON: Use code MSA20 to save 20% off your first box!

The Products: 12-20 cookies made from scratch

Ships to: U.S. only

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The box included a sticker, business card, and coupon for future Cookie Luv orders.

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Rainbow Cookies

The March cookie-of-the-month is the Rainbow Cookie. There are 12 cookies total. Instead of being individually wrapped like last month’s Linzer Tarts, these treats are cut from one sheet and placed on top of a doily. Rainbow Cookies consist of three layers of almond sponge cake with jam in between. They’re topped with a layer of chocolate.

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The ingredient list is printed on the inside of the box.

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This is my first time trying Rainbow Cookies. They taste more like cake than they do a cookie, and that’s not a bad thing! The first thing I notice is how deliciously moist the layers are. The cookie is spongey but dense, holding lots of almond flavor and buttery richness with each bite. There is a subtle marzipan aftertaste. Overall, I’m a huge fan. The flavors are just so complex!

Verdict: I cannot rave about these Rainbow Cookies enough– the taste is luxurious! I love the Fancy Schmancy Collection as well. I’m perfectly happy with a chocolate chip cookie, of course, but this subscription has opened my eyes to new artisan cookies. I rarely bake at home so this is a great opportunity for me to sample high-quality confections with zero hassle. I could see a college student loving this opportunity as well. That said, the value isn’t very high. After accounting for shipping, you’re looking at a cost breakdown of $3 per cookie. The price is comparable to French macarons, and a quick internet search tells me the prep time for Rainbow Cookies is double that of macarons. In that sense, I recognize the cost involved in making these cookies. Overall, the best bang for your buck would be through a longer subscription. For example, a six-month subscription brings the cost down to $23.99 per month plus $6 shipping, so the cost per cookie would decrease to $2.50.

What do you think of Cookie Luv?

Written by Nancy Su

Nancy Su

Nancy used to be a Candy Crush addict but then she became addicted to subscription boxes instead. Now she has a particular interest in Korean/Asian beauty after seeing the wonders it has done to her skin. She’s constantly in search of new lippies, skincare, and tasty international snacks.

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

2 Comments

  1. Love the idea of a cookie subscription box and I have seen a few from time to time… These looked yummy and I don’t think I ever tried this cookie before. They come inside the mix cookies that you can buy at the bake area inside the grocery store. Pretty lookings.
    Anyway the price is crazy high for my taste… It wouldn’t be as bad if shipping was included. With tax and shipping it’s close to 40 for 12 plus cookies… They look good but for me to buy them anytime soon they would have to be dipped in 14k gold for higher… Lol. Or if money was no problem maybe

  2. How weird that they insist on calling cakes cookies.

    I’d still eat them, though.

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