Lewisburg, Pa. – Dan MacArthur, “The Cookie Dude,” wonders if someone should pinch him to wake him up from a dream.
That dream, owning a brick-and-mortar bakery, came true last month when he opened his shop, The Cookie Dude, at 335 Market Street in downtown Lewisburg.
“This is everything I’ve ever dreamed of as far as a career or job or anything,” MacArthur said. “I get to do it every day. I get to make biscuits. My hands are in flour all the time. It’s like really….it’s kind of, pinch me,” MacArthur said in a recent interview at his shop.
The Cookie Dude opened for business in Lewisburg on Sept. 12. Ever since then, MacArthur and his staff of four have been working in the shop seven days a week to fill orders.
“We made 3,000 cookies the first week and it sold out by Sunday,”…