What You'll Get
During the Victorian era, cookies were known as "sweet biscuits" and were eaten only by paupers, who were forced to substitute rich, hearty tallow with inexpensive sugar. with today's Groupon: for $22, you get a 24-cookie gift box (a $50 value) from Insomnia Cookies, a Manhattan-based cookie-delivery service. Shipping is included in the value of today's deal.
Insomnia Cookies began as a project to feed fresh-baked cookies to hungry college students who spend the wee hours studying, partying, or studying parties for an anthropology course. Cookie gift boxes can be shipped nationwide and are stored in a chocolate-brown box topped with a ribbon. Inside, your mother, father, or long-lost identical twin will discover 24 deliciously soft cookies in an assortment of signature flavors, which include chocolate chunk, snickerdoodle, white-chocolate macadamia, double-chocolate chunk, M&M, oatmeal raisin, and peanut butter. Include a message in the complimentary greeting card, or leave it blank as a haunting memento to the delicious flavors words cannot express.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Mar 2, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per transaction. Not valid for tin box. Allow 7-14 days for processing, additional 2-3 for delivery. Orders placed in Dec. will be delivered in Jan. Tax and shipping included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.