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About the Cookies Report

The Cookies Trend Report presents an expansive look at the biscuit sector. With our crowd-sourced research, companies will gain insight into hundreds of developments in the baked goods sphere. Cookie recipes, peanut biscuits, oatmeal cookies and biscotti baking methods have changed to adjust to consumer tastes, and the Cookies Trend Report tracks these developments. Learn how innovative cookie cutters and emerging cookie dough products are adapting to meet consumer preferences with our report.

Who It's For

Our expansive collection of cutting edge cookie trends is ideal for anyone in the baked goods industry, whether you are an independent baker, or a major retailer looking for product inspiration.

Take advantage of our dynamic research dictated and sourced by the consumer with the Cookies Trend Report.

The Cookies Trend Report, last published on Jun 23, 2015, includes 73 PRO Trends and 365 examples of cookies market research and cookies consumer trends related to: biscuit, baked goods, cookie recipes, peanut biscuits, chocolate chip cookies and cookies trends.

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Our cookies research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced cookies articles and 2,401,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 73 Cookies PRO Trends = 73 Powerpoint Pages Cookies PPT Report
• 365 Cookies Examples

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• 51 Cookies Videos (Online) Cookies Videos
• 2,190 Cookies Images (Online) Cookies Images
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Sample Cookies Pro Trends

Each Cookies PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online cookies articles, videos and images. Examples:

Maker Play Toy shops integrate customization features to increase involvement Implications - Seeking to add a level of interactivity to the buying process, brands targeting younger audiences are turning to store enhancements that encourage participation. Allowing kids to customize, alter and interact with goods, brands are providing a laid-back atmosphere that allows consumers to become involved with the products they purchase in a hands-on way. Such examples reflect a shift toward more inclusive buying methods.
Maker Play
Toy shops integrate customization features to increase involvement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Atypical Sweetener Consumers swap refined sugars for coconut-based alternatives Implications - With the harmful effects of excess sugar consumption now being widely publicized, consumers have begun searching for low-calorie alternatives. The rising popularity of less refined sugars and sweeteners -- especially those that come from natural sources, such as coconut -- indicates not only that preventative health is at the forefront of consumers' purchasing decisions; it also showcases a willingness on the part of the Western consumer to look at other cultures for health inspiration.
Atypical Sweetener
Consumers swap refined sugars for coconut-based alternatives
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Bake-Free Indulgence Confectionery experts focus on recipes that minimize time and effort Implications - A popular sub-section of confectionery recipes are replacing complex step-by-step recipes with bake-free sweets. These accessible desserts serve today's busy shopper who is often looking to cut down on time and effort without compromising on taste. This approach to cooking is also mindful of urban living that often requires minimalist recipes suited to small kitchen spaces.
Bake-Free Indulgence
Confectionery experts focus on recipes that minimize time and effort
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Botanical Indulgence Dessert recipes mimic nature with floral and herbal additions Implications - Decadent desserts are moving more towards the natural side of baking with real floral ingredients. Crushed petals and green leaves help brands and pastry gurus step outside the ordinary confectionery box through unusual dishes that leave lasting impressions. This approach to cuisine is also appealing to health-conscious consumers.
Botanical Indulgence
Dessert recipes mimic nature with floral and herbal additions
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Designed Dessert Consumers search for efficient forms of personalization in food Implications - DIY culture may be thriving, but many consumers don't have the time to make their own goods. Not wanting to miss out on the opportunity for customization, consumers are turning to services that let them design, as opposed to make, their own desserts. Ultimately, consumers still want to be involved, on some level, in the creation of their goods.
Designed Dessert
Consumers search for efficient forms of personalization in food
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Doodle Packaging Brands turn to packaging designs reminiscent of kids artwork and drawings Implications - Recognizing the need to target youthful consumers in a more approachable manner, brands are turning to packaging designs that are reminiscent of artwork that kids would actually produce. Featuring sketches and doodles of animals and insects, brands are using imagery that kids can identify with, reflecting a need to connect with consumers, particularly those of a younger age range, in a more authentic manner.
Doodle Packaging
Brands turn to packaging designs reminiscent of kids artwork and drawings
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Portioned Nostalgia Miniature pie products provide emotional indulgence in controlled sizes Implications - As health-conscious consumers quest for permissible indulgences, it becomes clear that portion control alone is not enough to satiate the need for culinary comfort, especially during colder months. Miniature pies and tarts tie sentiment into the equation through nostalgia. This adds and extra element of indulgence, proving that though consumers are willing to sacrifice on calories, they still need to feel pampered by their food.
Portioned Nostalgia
Miniature pie products provide emotional indulgence in controlled sizes
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Gluten Mimicry As gluten-free becomes a wider-embraced choice more replacements are seen Implications - Originally reserved for those with celiac disease, gluten-free diets are become a choice for the health-conscious as well -- which in today's society, is a huge number of consumers. Not willing to give up the comforts of carbs, the gluten-free set is finding carb mimicking products and recipes to converge their health needs with the sense of comfort necessary in the world of foods, no matter how experimental.
Gluten Mimicry
As gluten-free becomes a wider-embraced choice more replacements are seen
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 67 more Cookies PRO Trends and 365 examples!



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