About Courtney Cowan

Milk Jar Cookies owner and founder Courtney Cowan earned her baking stripes in her mother’s kitchen sneaking spoonfuls of cookie dough before making her name in Los Angeles and starting a made-to-order cookie business out of her studio apartment. The first Milk Jar Cookies shop opened in 2013 and became an instant hit with finicky L.A. locals and the food media alike, appearing in Oprah Magazine’s Holiday 2017 issue, on the Today Show, and being named a “top gift for foodies” by Real Simple. Courtney’s own story has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Create & Cultivate’s Top 100.

A loaf of pumpkin bread in a metal loaf pan.

Pumpkin Bread

A quick bread that pretty much captures the essence of autumn with a sigh-inducingly, knee-wobblingly inviting aroma and compelling blend of sweet spices. Idyllic? Heck yeah.

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