White House Favorite Cookies

Wonderland Bakery Creates 2013 Presidential Inaugural Gala Cookies

Allyson Ames, Founder and CEO of Wonderland Lifestyle Brands and Wonderland Bakery, Creates White House Favorite Cookies for the Second Presidential Term.


NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, January 21, 2013 – Wonderland Bakery, a specialty bakery and thematic destination founded by Allyson Ames (www.WonderlandBakery.com) created the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Gala cookies. 

Obama was smitten with Wonderland Bakery cookies when a celebrity client sent him a batch of gingerbread and sugar cookies during the holidays in 2008.  Since then the bakery has created and shipped thousands of cookies to the White House including cookies for the 2009 Presidential Inauguration Gala, Presidential Arts and Humanities Committee and Victory Celebrations.

Embellished with the 2013 Presidential Inaugural artwork, each sugar cookie is hand-cut and frosted with French vanilla icing, created with state of the art edible technology and individually wrapped with a Presidential blue ribbon.

Wonderland Bakery has baked thousands of political cookies since they received the 2008 California Business of the Year Award.   “Although we are a non-partisan bakery, we are honored to be selected as the White House favorite cookie” said Allyson Ames, founder of Wonderland Bakery.

The Wonderland Bakery “Cookie Hall of Fame” also includes: Major League Baseball’s Official All Star cookie and Best Gingerbread cookie in the country designated by “The View”. 

Ames, 26, launched her original location in Newport Beach in 2005 and was recognized as one of Ernst & Young LLP’s 2012 Entrepreneurial Winning Women and inc Magazine 5000 Fastest Growing Companies.  “This is an exciting time in my business with the nationwide expansion of Wonderland Lifestyle Brands to include merchandising, media and entertainment properties and I am grateful to have President Obama and The White House as fans,” says Ames. 

For a sweet piece of history, the Presidential Inaugural Cookies are available online for nationwide delivery.

About Wonderland Bakery and Wonderland Lifestyle Brands:

Wonderland Lifestyle Brands was founded in 2005 in Newport Beach, California, with the opening of Wonderland Bakery®, a unique destination specializing in delicious desserts and whimsical products that make every day a celebration.   A national brand favorite of families, celebrities and the White House, Allyson Ames, Founder and CEO is expanding beyond baking to include lifestyle products, licensing merchandising, media and entertainment properties.  For more information, please visit www.WonderlandBakery.com