Patricia Helding founded Fat Witch Brownies in 1991. The Manhattan-based bakery saw its fortunes change for the better in 2002, when their Brownie Gift Tin was chosen to appear on Oprah's Favorite Things .
"We were lucky to be on Oprah's Favorite Things , and overnight things changed," Helding said. "The phone did not stop ringing. You could not keep up with it. It took us six months to get through all the orders."