WCHL: Tonya’s Cookies

After several attempts to make a cookie that tasted like her grandmother’s pecan pie, Tonya Council was about to throw out another batch of cookies when her mom stopped her. You’ve got something, her mom told her after trying a cookie.

Council is the owner of Tonya’s Cookies, and her grandmother was Mama Dip, or Mildred Council, the famous owner of Mama Dip’s Kitchen in Chapel Hill.

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