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The Cookie Jar

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Our Story

A local icon since the 1950’s.
We guarantee the highest quality in everything we do.

About Us




SINCE 1949


Our Menu

We carry all your favorites: fresh turnovers, whoopie pies,
cream rolls, gingerbread men and, of course, donuts.
We make sandwiches and soups daily for a quick lunch
and have seasonal items too.

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The Perfect





Our wedding and all occasion cakes are baked fresh
from scratch. Each cake is unique and prepared
especially for you on your special day.

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OUR CUSTOMERS are like family

star rating  Everyone knows and loves the cookie jar. It's an old fashioned Maine town bakery with hermits and whoopie pies and decorated gingerbread men for kids. Friendly service and lots... read more

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February 12, 2019

star rating  If you like donuts, you must try the cookie jar. The glazed jelly donuts are heavenly and the regular glazed are equally as good. This is a wonderful place to... read more

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July 26, 2018

star rating  The vanilla cream filled donuts are to die for!!! They need to make more of them because sometime I show up later in day and they are out. My friend... read more

August 21, 2019

star rating  The Cookie Jar brings comfort and stability and great pastries to our neighborhood. I live across the street. Two of my five kids worked there. All of my seven grandchildren... read more

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October 2, 2018

star rating  Okay people, the donuts here are fantastic! I didn't make it to Holy Donut on my trip. My friend who lives in Portland said The Cookie Jar has better donuts... read more

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October 24, 2018

star rating  Having a special place in my heart for donuts I had to try them here. Loved the filled donut I chose! Yummy treats, coffee and breads round out the offerings.... read more

August 7, 2019

star rating  Awesome place!!!! Great people and treats! Everyone is super sweet there. Great place to stop and have a quick yummy treat.

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June 16, 2018

star rating  I know this is a local staple, but I'm not a huge fan of the Cookie Jar. I don't care for the taste and texture of their pasties, and don't... read more

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December 13, 2018