Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar

Martha is best known as “Sweet Martha” and has been selling her oven-hot baked, chocolate chip cookies for over 30 years.  After several failed applications to sell frozen yogurt at the Minnesota State Fair, “Sweet Martha’s” was finally approved for a food booth making about 200 cookies in 12 minutes.  Today, they churn out 38,000 cookies in 12 minutes! Brenda is a partner in Sweet Martha’s Cookies.

 Brenda O’Leary is a partner in Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar along with husband Neil O’Leary, “Sweet Martha Rossini Olson”and her husband Gary Olson. Before all things cookies, Brenda worked in the film business at Paramount and Sony Pictures in Chicago, Illinois. Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar has been selling hot, baked on the spot chocolate chip cookies for 40 years! For over 24 years, the frozen cookie dough has been sold in all the local grocery stores.

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