A Canonsburg woman, who was selling her baked goods
at farmers markets and online, is going bricks and
Liza Betsch will open Fabulous Homemade Cookies at
800 First St. in her hometown. She planned a grand
opening/ribbon cutting for Jan. 30.
It kind of blew up from the farmers markets, she
said. So I thought, What can I do with a
storefront? It seems the community is welcoming.
On her website, fabuloushomemadecookies.com, Betsch
described her business as a mobile bakery based in
Canonsburg. All of my cookies are made from scratch
with recipes passed down from my mother and
She said cookies and brownies are her big sellers,
but Betsch also bakes and markets cakes, cupcakes,
rolls and breads. She supplies sweets for weddings
and fundraising events as well.
Betsch, who once owned a candle shop in Robinson
Township, is a businesswomen for the second time.
She said she learned to bake as a child, but started
doing so earnestly five years ago and, since then,
was selling her wares at farmers markets in
Canonsburg and downtown Pittsburgh. They also are on
the shelves at Emma Jean?s Attic in Coraopolis, near
where she grew up in Moon Township,
Betsch said she participated in fundraisers with
Washington and Jefferson hospitals, and plans to do
so at Canonsburg and UPMC-Magee-Womens hospital of
Fabulous Homemade Cookies will be open every day but
Sunday Betsch is unsure of the hours, but plans to
open at 8 a.m. Call 724-944-3480 or visit the