Lorraine Hooper--better known as Lola-- is the owner of the all-scratch bakery Lola Cookies & Treats in Leesburg Virginia. A consumate baker, Hooper has more than 25 years of experience baking (and eating!) and is still searching constantly to improve various recipes. Her cookies and bars have won prizes at the very competitive Virginia State Fair and have beat out regional pastry chefs in competition for the 2007 Critics Choice Award for Best Tasting Chocolate Desserts at Chocolates Galore and More in Lansdown, VA.
The bakery she created, Lola Cookies & Treats, is a small shop in the historic district of Leesburg, Virginia. Cookies baked here, which have been featured on FOX-5 TV, are also available for shipping nationwide from the website <a>www.lolacookies.com</a>.