“We’ve been known for our iconic cookie-ice cream style, and we
were one of the first to do it outside of Atlanta, then we started doing
cookie skillets and cookie shakes,” Carlton said.
Some of the initial challenges of opening a food truck were making
sure they picked the right events and didn’t pay too much for an event.
Over the years, Carlton has learned which events work well for them, like
private events, catering and food truck nights as opposed to festivals.
All of the cookies are baked inside of the Not as Famous Cookie
Company shop and loaded onto the trucks, but
the trucks have warmers to ensure the cookies
stay fresh and warm.
“You still get that freshness and that smell as
soon as we pull up to an event,” Carlton said.
Not as Famous uses a few dierent ice cream
vendors to pair with the cookies they bake fresh,
Carlton said, mostly Mayfield and Hershey. Of
course, the real stars of the show are the
There are always nine cookie flavors on the
menu. Every month, they rotate six of the flavors
Not as Famous Cookie Company owner Ashley
Carlton stands in front of his food truck.
and leave three classics: chocolate chip, red velvet and birthday cake. Carlton creates
cookie flavors based on other desserts he thinks would taste good as cookies, like
dierent cakes or even apple pie, his personal favorite. Carlton suggested fellow apple
pie fans try the Snickerdoodle Deep Dish with salted caramel ice cream.
Asia Davis hands a bag of cookies out the window
of the Not as Famous Cookie Company truck.
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