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New bakery in Ontario aims to perfect the art of cookie baking

Chelsea Skeen stands with daughter Camreigh as they inspect the cookies inside the case ahead of opening day. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

ONTARIO – Chelsea Skeen grew up baking cookies on her grandmother’s countertop. Now Skeen is starting a business venture that she knows would put her late grandmother over the moon.

Sugar Momma, a bakery that exclusively sells cookies, opened Saturday at 361 S.W. 12th St. in Ontario.

“It’s always been my dream,” said Skeen. “And now it’s a reality.”

The Friday before her big opening, with her 14-month-old daughter Camreigh riding her hip, Skeen said she was baking away to prepare for opening day.

But by noon she could barely keep up. Customers who heard about the shop had been knocking on the glass door since . . .