Simple Mills debuts light, crispy cookies


Simple Mills is looking to make waves in the cookie aisle.

The Chicago-based company is rolling out a new offering — Sweet Thins — which contains a seed and nut flour blend of watermelon seed, cashew, sunflower seed and flax seed, as well as coconut sugar.

Featuring that formula that has been certified gluten-free, and is free of grains, corn, soy, dairy, gums and emulsifiers, the sweet treats also are Non-GMO Project Verified and paleo-friendly, the company said.

“Sweet Thins is one of our most exciting new products to-date and one that we’ve been developing and testing for over two years,” Katlin Smith, founder and CEO of Simple Mills said. “Not only does the food we eat have the potential to positively impact our bodies, but it plays a huge role in our planet’s health. When we grow food in environmentally sustainable ways, we can be a driving force in addressing climate change. I see Simple Mills being a change agent in the food industry, and we’re excited about the role Sweet Thins plays in our larger mission to use agriculture as a tool to heal the planet.”

Available in three flavors — mint chocolate, chocolate brownie and honey cinnamon — Sweet Thins are retail for $4.99 each and can be found at such locations as Whole Foods Market, and