Frequently Asked Questions

What health and safety procedures are being followed in the cottage bakery?
Our cottage bakery is certified by San Joaquin Environmental Health Department.  We clean and sanitize prior to baking, and perform frequent hand-washing.  During COVID we also wear face masks while creating our Squares to ensure added protection of our products. 

Where can I share my experience with Squares Bake Shop?  
We always want to know how we are doing.  Send us feedback to orders@squaresbakeshop.com

Is your cottage bakery nut-free, peanut free and wheat free?
We cannot guarantee that any of our products are allergen-free because we use shared equipment to create, prepare, bake, store and serve our Squares.  We do our best to control cross-contamination, but cannot guarantee it does not happen.  Customers with allergies can find ingredient information for products on the labels of our products or online at SquaresBakeShop.com.

What does gluten-friendly mean?

While the product is made with gluten free ingredients, our kitchen uses many gluten products and therefore we cannot guarantee any of our products are completely gluten-free.  That is why we call them gluten-friendly. 

What gluten-free Squares do you make?
We have several Dessert Squares and Snack Squares that are Gluten Friendly. 

Oatmeal & Brown Sugar, Oatmeal Raspberry, Cranberry Coconut, Salted Caramel and Coconut Macadamia (limited time) are all gluten-friendly Dessert Squares. 

Avalanche, Better Than Pay Day, Butterfinger Krispy, Crunchy Butterscotch Fudge, Fluffer Nutter, Milky Way, Snickers Crunch are all gluten-friendly Snack Squares. 

Note: Our Squares are not created in a gluten-free environment.

What dairy-free Squares do you make?
Our Oatmeal Raspberry Dessert Square is dairy-free.

What egg-free Squares do you make?
We have several Dessert Squares and Snack Squares that are egg-free.

Oatmeal Raspberry and Salted Caramel are egg-free Dessert Squares.

Better Than Pay Day, Butterfinger Krispy, Cinnamon Crunch, Crunchy Butterscotch Fudge, Kit Kat Krunch, S’mores, and Special-Karamel are all egg-free Snack Squares. 

Do you have keto Squares? 

We are proud to offer Keto Dessert Squares.  Salted Caramel and Coconut Macadamia (limited time) are both Keto.

What sugar-free Squares do you make ?
We are proud to offer sugar-free Dessert Squares.  Salted Caramel and Coconut Macadamia (limited time) are both sugar-free.

What vegan Squares do you make? 

Our Oatmeal Raspberry Dessert Square is vegan.  We also have several featured squares throughout the year that are vegan. 

What soy-free Squares do you make? 
We have several soy-free Squares. 

Almond, Salted Caramel, Lemon and Coconut Macadamia (limited time) are soy-free Dessert Squares.

Smores Snack Square is soy-free.

What peanut-free Squares do you make?

We offer several peanut-free squares. 

Oatmeal Raspberry, Cranberry Coconut, Almond, Salted Caramel, Lemon, Better Than, Caramelicious Brownie, Coconut Macadamia (limited time), Coconut Dream Brownie (limited time) are all peanut-free Dessert Squares.

Cinnamon Crunch, Fluffer Nutter, Milky Way, Nutella Crunch and S’mores are all peanut-free Snack Squares.

Note: Our Squares are not create in a peanut-free environment. 

How should I store my Squares?
If you do not plan on enjoying your Squares right away, Dessert Squares can be kept up to a week in an air tight container in the refrigerator.  If storing for longer, please seal in an air tight container and place in the freezer for up to a month. 

Snack Squares can be kept in an air tight container in the fridge for up to a week. 

What is a cottage bakery/home bakery?

A cottage bakery is a bakery run out of our home kitchen.  The kitchen is certified by San Joaquin County Health and we have all applicable business licenses, however we do not have a storefront. 

Can I place an order to be shipped?

At this time we are unable to ship our Squares.  As a cottage bakery, we are only allowed to sell to customers who can pick up our products or whom we can deliver our product to, not through a shipping service. 

Why can’t I place an order to be shipped?

As a cottage bakery, we are not permitted to ship our products through a shipping service.  We hope at some time in the future to open a storefront that will allow us to ship our products to all of our Squares fans. 

What size are the dessert Squares?

Our Dessert Squares are slightly larger than 3″ squared.

What size are the Snack Squares?

Our Snack Squares are slightly smaller than 3″ squared.