‘The Cookie Man’ Joe Barksdale dies
Joe Barksdale was known as “The Cookie Man.” He started Barksdale’s Cookies in 1994. After 27 years, he and his wife gifted the cookie legacy and recipe to the State Fair, so Iowans can enjoy the cookies forever.
You can buy the cookie dough yourself now. Frozen bags are on sale through Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Iowa State Fair website.
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