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a small shed like building with a whimsical story book shape and a fun pointed roof used to house the cookies and is known as the crazy cookie house in Metchosin

Crazy Cookie House

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Metchosin

Discover the Whimsy and Wonder at Metchosin's Crazy Cookie House, where a Cookie Adventure Awaits!

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Metchosin
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10min
Distance:
.1km

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Where to this weekend, Vancouver Island: Step into a Fairy-tale at the Crazy Cookie House: Delightful Treats in a Whimsical Garden

A fairy tail garden with a gravel path leading to a whimsical building on Vancouver Island The Crazy Cookie House in Metchosin isn’t your typical farmstand — it’s a whimsical wonderland, a family-run business that has infused delicious creativity into the heart of the community. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, this charming spot is a must-visit that will bring fun to your taste buds and a smile to your face!

Just off the beaten path, the Crazy Cookie House is nestled conveniently in the same parking lot as the trailhead that leads to Witty’s Lagoon and Sitting Lady Waterfall — the perfect treat to reward your hiking efforts. But the sweet surprises don’t end with the location. This delightful farmstand operates from a unique, custom-built playhouse — a renovation project of a structure originally constructed for the owners’ children. Now, it’s a whimsical storehouse of heavenly cookies with the most unique and crazy toppings you can imagine!

The garden surrounding the house is nothing short of a fairy-tale setting. Meet Doug H. Dragon, the guardian of the cookie house, and his friendly companion, Chip the Mouse. Both are creations of the talented Paul Lewis, the mastermind behind other popular local sculptures like the Sasquatch at East Sooke and the fun driftwood animals along the beach at Esquimalt Lagoon.

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The Crazy Cookie House has gained some serious fame in the past year. Thanks to a viral TikTok by @tylercave, this enchanting cookie house has been featured on local and national news, becoming an icon recognized by visitors from all over the country.

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The Crazy Cookie House operates on the honour system, keeping in line with the values of the local farm stands. You can drop cash in the tin provided, or you can use an e-transfer system.

But it’s not all about the cookies here — you’ll also find drool-worthy raw cookie mixes, refreshing drinks, merchandise, and more!

Crazy Cookie House Hours

The Crazy Cookie House opens its doors to cookie lovers:
Open over the Weekends, Friday-Monday from 9:00 am until they’re sold out.

Sitting Lady Waterfall

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Waterfall just a short walk from the parking lot

For adventure seekers and nature lovers, a visit to the Crazy Cookie House can perfectly be paired with a short hike to the Sitting Lady Waterfall or a leisurely stroll down to Witty’s Lagoon. Embrace the tranquil beauty of the waterfall, which serves as a breathtaking backdrop for memorable photos.

Alternatively, immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere of Witty’s Lagoon, where the rhythmic sound of the waves will soothe your senses. This sandy beach is an idyllic spot for picnicking, bird-watching, or simply unwinding amidst nature.

Remember, the Crazy Cookie House is conveniently located in the same parking lot as these beautiful trails, allowing you to indulge in a sweet treat before or after your outdoor explorations.

Why you should visit the Crazy Cookie House

The Crazy Cookie House in Metchosin offers visitors an experience that is unique, whimsical, and downright delicious. For a couple of dollars, you can indulge in a cookie loaded with surprising and delightful toppings.

The enchanting garden setting and the fantastical figures of Doug H. Dragon and Chip the Mouse add to the fun-filled atmosphere.

Hikers looking to treat themselves post-trail, families on an outing, or cookie lovers on the hunt for something new will soon learn this place has something for everyone.

Pair your visit with an easy hike to the mesmerizing Sitting Lady Waterfall or a longer stroll to Witty’s Lagoon, both conveniently located in the same parking lot.

The Crazy Cookie House is more than just a cookie stand; it’s an experience of joy, wonder, and community. So bring your kids, bring your friends, and most importantly, bring your love for cookies, and get ready to enjoy a moment of adventure and sweetness at the Crazy Cookie House!

Links for more information:

Crazy Cookie House Website
Their Facebook Page
Follow the Crazy Cookie House on Instagram
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Last Visit: September 29, 2023

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