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Frequently Asked


All of Tate’s crafted baked goods are made with the finest natural ingredients and do not contain any additives or preservatives. Please check the "best by" date on your cookie package. The shelf life of our other desserts is 5 days when refrigerated.

If you are not able to enjoy your delectable Tate’s treats right away, they can be stored and frozen to be enjoyed later.

Cookies: Maintain unopened cookies in their original packaging until you plan to eat them, up to their "best by" date. 

Bars and Squares: Refrigerate upon receipt for up to 5 days or freeze as is for up to 3 months. Thaw one hour before serving.

Pies: Refrigerate upon receipt for up to 5 days. Before serving, bring pie to room temperature or heat at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. To freeze for up to 3 months, wrap tightly in clear film or aluminum foil. Thaw frozen pie for 2 hours before serving.

Tea Loaves: Refrigerate upon receipt for up to 5 days. May be frozen as is; thaw frozen loaf for 1 hour before serving.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake: Refrigerate upon receipt for up to 5 days. Before serving, bring coffee cake to room temperature or heat in the paper liner at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. To freeze for up to one month, wrap tightly in clear film. Thaw for 2 hours before serving.

For nutritional information on any of our products, please scroll to the bottom of any page of our website and click on Nutritional Information or contact Customer Service at 631-780-6511 or email

Yes, some of our products do contain nuts; when nuts are an ingredient it is indicated in the product description as well as in the ingredient statement. People with severe nut allergies should be aware that tree nuts are present in our production facility. Our products do not contain peanuts and we do not process peanuts in our facility.

Tate’s produces its exceptional gluten free baked goods in a dedicated gluten free facility. Our gluten free cookies are made using rice flour and our gluten free brownies and blondies are made with almond flour. Additionally, products are tested both internally and by an outside accredited laboratory. The gluten free products we offer must test at 5ppm (gluten) or lower. We are recognized by the Celiac Support Association.

We do not use ingredients produced using biotechnology. Further, our products have been tested by certified, outside laboratories and no GMOs have been identified.

Our cookies are certified OU-D Kosher. 

Shipping Questions

Orders received by 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time will be shipped the same business day. All other orders will be shipped the next business day (Monday through Friday) after the order is received. We do not process or ship orders on Saturday or Sunday.

All orders are shipped via UPS, Standard Ground, from our facility on Long Island, NY. You may select or request expedited shipping – 3Day Select, 2nd Day Air, or Overnight Delivery when placing your order online or by calling Customer Service at 631-780-6511. Please note that UPS does not deliver to PO Boxes, you must enter a valid street address when placing your order.

Yes, to ship to Hawaii and Alaska you may enter your order through the online webstore. Deliveries to those states will be charged the applicable shipping rate and an additional surcharge. We are not shipping Internationally at this time.

Yes, but please note that UPS does not offer Saturday delivery in all areas of the country.

Customer Service Questions

We are happy to help you with that. Remember that you user name is your email address; you may retrieve your password by Reset Password

Yes, our cookies are carried by many retail stores across the country. For a list of stores in your area click on the Store Locator at the bottom of the page.

We do not, but we invite you to visit our store when you are in the area. The bake shop is located at 43 North Sea Road in Southampton, NY. For hours of operation or for questions on custom cakes or other products, you may call the bake shop directly at 631-283-9830.

Unfortunately, given the volume of orders we process we are unable to accommodate substitutions or customize basket orders.

Yes, we will include a personalized gift message when requested. You will have the opportunity to write a gift message during the checkout process.

To receive electronic coupons and to be notified of special offers, simply enter your email address when you log onto the web store. Note that offers and discounts apply to online sales only and may not be redeemed in our retail store unless otherwise noted.

At Tate’s we believe in 100% customer satisfaction and will work with you to ensure that you are happy with your purchase. If your order arrives damaged, or if you are dissatisfied for any reason, please contact Customer Service at 631-780-6511 or

We provide many different incentives for our valued customers throughout the year and at times we may have more than one available to use. We do not allow customers to use more than one per purchase so it will be up to you to decide which one is "sweeter".