Announcement ** Hello, ButterPlusLove Fans! We have decided to hang up our aprons and step out of kitchen for a bit. We aren't currently taking orders, though we do plan to reopen in the future. You can stay up to date with the latest news (and recipes!) by following us on Twitter & Instagram: @butterpluslove. **
** Hello, ButterPlusLove Fans! We have decided to hang up our aprons and step out of kitchen for a bit. We aren't currently taking orders, though we do plan to reopen in the future. You can stay up to date with the latest news (and recipes!) by following us on Twitter & Instagram: @butterpluslove. **
"Cookies are made of butter and love."
Inspired by family recipes, herb gardens, and all things delectable and lovely, Butter + Love is the handiwork of Alison Walla – avid baker and lifelong enthusiast of the Domestic Arts.
But just how did Butter + Love come to be, you ask? Well, she blames her mother. (Naturally.)
You see, Alison grew up in the Midwest where her mother taught her at an early age that when one goes calling on one’s neighbors, one must always bring a little something along, and usually this “something” was deliciously homemade and thoughtfully packaged.
So when Alison settled into the charming neighborhood of Fort Greene, Brooklyn (after years spent living all over Manhattan and Queens) and began calling on her new urban neighbors, well, she simply couldn’t help herself - she showed up, baked goods in hand, each made from scratch item drawn from family recipes, carefully wrapped in parchment and tied with bits of twine or ribbon.
It didn’t take long for the recipients of her cookies (pies, tarts, cakes, whathaveyou…) to suggest that she sell her goods about town. It did, however, take a few months to convince her to take them seriously. Butter + Love is the happy result of that convincing, and she couldn’t be more pleased to be able to share her deliciously homemade “somethings” with you…
Since 2010 our little bakery has been dedicated to handcrafting delicious, inventive, and high-quality baked goods. We carefully select only the best ingredients and since we bake everything from scratch in small batches, we are able to take extra care to make sure everything is “just so.” We treasure and practice simple, traditional, time honored baking techniques. But above all else, we believe that the best kind of baked goods are a little fancy but not at all fussy, and – of course - that they should be made with a lil' bit of butter and a lot of love.
*** Butter + Love is a licensed, insured company that operates out of a licensed, commercial kitchen in Brooklyn, NY. ***
I'm a (mostly) one woman operation, so chances are if it needs to be done - I'm doing it... usually with the aid of Mozart and coffee.
Trusty Sidekick And Web Engineer Extraordinaire.
If one of us was Butter and the other Love, then Michael is the Love that keeps me going. (Awww.)
Queen Of Rolling Dough + Cutting Cookies
Jam Spreadin' Specialist
We are a licensed, insured company baking out of a licensed commercial kitchen in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. All of our products are hand-made and hand-packaged by our team in Brooklyn, NY.
*** PLEASE NOTE: Our products are made in a facility that processes foods that contain wheat (gluten), milk, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, seeds, and chocolate. While some cookies may not contain all of these products, small amounts of them may be found in our products. This is outside of our control. We do apologize for the inconvenience, but thank you for your understanding! ***
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
In an effort to cut down on paper & ink waste, please do let us know if you would like an invoice included with your order. You may always print out a copy for your own records at the time of your order.
As each and every cookie is baked to order, cancellations can only be made within the first 24 hours of the initial order. After 24 hours, the buyer is responsible for the full amount of the order. However if the buyer no longer wishes to receive the items paid for, we will refund shipping charges, minus a small handling fee.
*** Please note: Butter + Love is not responsible for delayed, unclaimed, or returned orders due to incorrect or undeliverable addresses or delays caused by the USPS due to weather or other causes that we are unable to control. We will ship your order to the mailing address provided on your Etsy account, so please double check your shipping address before placing your order. ***
Large orders and special custom order exceeding $50.00 will incur an additional, small fee requiring a signature upon delivery. This protects both the buyer and the seller should the package go missing or arrive damaged.
Because there is no way we can customize shipping costs by region on Etsy, if your paid shipping costs greatly exceed what the actual shipping costs entailed, we will refund the difference, minus a small handling fee.
It is possible, in certain circumstances, to arrange local pickup in the NYC area, particularly when we are at the Brooklyn Flea Market. If you live in Brooklyn or Manhattan, it is also possible to have your order hand delivered to you, for an additional fee.
*** International Shipping ***
Unfortunately, we do not handle international orders due to the perishable nature of our products, and the excessive cost of international shipping and/or customs fees. That being said, if you simply must have some shortbread for your Grannie, please send me a Convo and we will do our best to accommodate your request! No Grannie should ever have to go without delicious shortbread.
Refunds and Exchanges
If there is a problem with your order (ie: severely damaged package), you must let us know with 24 hours of receiving it. Although we've never had a problem shipping our Baked Goodness, if your package arrives severely damaged, please snap a few pictures and attach them in a Convo to us. We will promptly get back to you with further information regarding your order!