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Bennett St Dairy: Bondi cafe behind ‘game-changing’ cookie dough sells out in just ONE day

A Bondi café that launched its popular cookie dough mix in Woolworths stores has sold out of stock in only one day. 

Bennett St Dairy is known for serving specialty coffee and fresh food, but the pre-packaged cookie dough has become the café’s cult favourite among customers.

Co-founder James Meek, 38, told Daily Mail Australia he received the ‘unexpected’ call from Woolworths earlier this year to discuss a possible partnership trial.

He said the interest likely sparked after the café started stocking the 500g packs of cookie dough in smaller retailers – including Romeo’s IGA. 

Customers can choose from the original cookie dough or white chocolate and macadamia dookie cough for $13 for 500g. 

Bennett St Dairy is known for serving specialty coffee and fresh food, but the pre-packaged cookie dough has become the café’s cult favourite among customers

Customers can choose from the original cookie dough or white chocolate and macadamia dookie cough for $13 for 500g (pictured)

Customers can choose from the original cookie dough or white chocolate and macadamia dookie cough for $13 for 500g (pictured) 

Co-founder James Meek, 38, told Daily Mail Australia he received the 'unexpected' call from Woolworths earlier this year to discuss a possible partnership trial

Within one week of launching the cookie dough sold out

Co-founder James Meek, 38, told Daily Mail Australia he received the ‘unexpected’ call from Woolworths earlier this year to discuss a possible partnership trial. Within one week of launching the cookie dough sold out

The huge chunk of cookie dough makes between eight small to one giant cookie, allowing customers to decide for themselves how big or small they’d like the cookies to be.

Across participating Woolworths stores James said the cafe was selling 300 packets of the cookie dough per week. 

‘We were surprised from the response because we’re not a huge marketing machine, simply a small business,’ James said. 

‘But we’re thankful for the support from our loyal Sydney customers.’  

Last year the business introduced a delivery service at the start of the Covid-19 crisis after James and his business partner Cliff Baskin, 34, shared a post on Instagram stating they are selling excess cookie dough. 

The business sold 100 kilograms of dough in only two hours and soon decided to offer the new delivery service to customers. 

The huge chunk of cookie dough makes between eight small to one giant cookie, allowing customers to decide for themselves how big or small they'd like the cookies to be

The huge chunk of cookie dough makes between eight small to one giant cookie, allowing customers to decide for themselves how big or small they’d like the cookies to be

Across participating Woolworths stores James said the cafe was selling 300 packets of the cookie dough per week

Across participating Woolworths stores James said the cafe was selling 300 packets of the cookie dough per week

The popular cookie dough is only available in certain suburbs across Sydney, including Neutral Bay, Dee Why, Alexandria, Gordon, Lane Cove, Hornsby and Bondi Junction

The popular cookie dough is only available in certain suburbs across Sydney, including Neutral Bay, Dee Why, Alexandria, Gordon, Lane Cove, Hornsby and Bondi Junction 

The popular cookie dough is only available in certain suburbs across Sydney, including Neutral Bay, Dee Why, Alexandria, Gordon, Lane Cove, Hornsby and Bondi Junction.

The cookie dough comes with easy-to-follow cooking instructions and will take no longer than 15 minutes to bake in the oven. 

It’s recommended to remove the cookie dough from the fridge 45 minutes before baking in the oven.

Those who don’t live close to participating Woolworths’ stores can purchase the cookie dough via the Bennett St Dairy for $12 with an added service fee.

The cookie dough comes with easy-to-follow cooking instructions and will take no longer than 15 minutes to bake in the oven

The cookie dough comes with easy-to-follow cooking instructions and will take no longer than 15 minutes to bake in the oven

The popular cookie dough is only available in certain suburbs across Sydney, including Neutral Bay, Dee Why, Alexandria, Gordon, Lane Cove, Hornsby and Bondi Junction

The popular cookie dough is only available in certain suburbs across Sydney, including Neutral Bay, Dee Why, Alexandria, Gordon, Lane Cove, Hornsby and Bondi Junction

Where can you purchase the cookie dough?

The cookie dough can be bought for $13 from the following Woolworths’ supermarket store locations

Gordon

Alexandria

Beecroft

Glenrose

Leichhardt Marketplace

Marrickville Metro

Miranda

Neutral Bay Village

Thornleigh

Warriewood

Mona Vale

Dee Why

East gardens

 Hornsby

Caringbah

Balgowlah (Manly Vale)

Frenchs Forest

Woden

Neutral Bay

Warringah Mall

Bondi Junction

St Ives

Double Bay

Dickson

Narrabeen

 Lane Cove

After sharing the news on social media, customers flooded the comments with words of praise and support.

‘Good on you legends!’ one person wrote, another added: ‘No way, the cookies are the best!’

‘Come on, we need this in Melbourne,’ a third added.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk