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The Temple is the seventh building, costing 20 million cookies. Each temple initially produces 7,800 CpS by producing ancient chocolate.

Temples can be upgraded with sugar lumps, unlocking the Pantheon minigame.


Icon Name Description ID
IdolNew.png Your time to shrine Have 1 temple. 176
PinkIdolNew.png Shady sect Have 50 temples. 177
CyanIdolNew.png New-age cult Have 100 temples. 178
OrangeIdolNew.png Organized religion Have 150 temples. 179
GoldIdolNew.png Fanaticism Have 200 temples. 180
RustedIdolNew.png Zealotry Have 250 temples. 214
BlackIdolNew.png Wololo Have 300 temples. 254
SilverIdolNew.png Pray on the weak Have 350 temples. 285
Hazelrald Mask.png Holy cookies, grandma! Have 400 temples. 345
Mooncandy idol.png Vengeful and almighty Have 450 temples. 358
Astrofudge temple.png My world's on fire, how about yours Have 500 temples. 404
Alabascream temple.png Living on a prayer Have 550 temples. 480
Iridyum temple.png Preaches and cream Have 600 temples. 498
Temple Monument1 v15.png New world order Make 1 quintillion cookies just from temples. 187
Temple Monument2 v15.png Church of cookiology Make 10 septillion cookies just from temples. 195
Poland.png Thus spoke you Make 100 nonillion cookies just from temples. 299
It belongs in a bakery.png It belongs in a bakery Reach level 10 temples. 313


Icon Name Unlock condition Base price Description ID
IdolNew.png Golden idols Own 1 temple Money.png 200 million Temples are twice as efficient.
"Lure even greedier adventurers to retrieve your cookies. Now that's a real idol game!"
PinkIdolNew.png Sacrifices Own 5 temples Money.png 1 billion Temples are twice as efficient.
"What's a life to a gigaton of cookies?"
CyanIdolNew.png Delicious blessing Own 25 temples Money.png 10 billion Temples are twice as efficient.
"And lo, the Baker's almighty spoon came down and distributed holy gifts unto the believers - shimmering sugar, and chocolate dark as night, and all manner of wheats. And boy let me tell you, that party was mighty gnarly."
OrangeIdolNew.png Sun festival Own 50 temples Money.png 1 trillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"Free the primordial powers of your temples with these annual celebrations involving fire-breathers, traditional dancing, ritual beheadings and other merriments!"
GoldIdolNew.png Enlarged pantheon Own 100 temples Money.png 100 trillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"Enough spiritual inadequacy! More divinities than you'll ever need, or your money back! 100% guaranteed!"
RustedIdolNew.png Great Baker in the sky Own 150 temples Money.png 10 quadrillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"This is it. The ultimate deity has finally cast Their sublimely divine eye upon your operation; whether this is a good thing or possibly the end of days is something you should find out very soon."
BlackIdolNew.png Creation myth Own 200 temples Money.png 10 quintillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"Stories have been circulating about the origins of the very first cookie that was ever baked; tales of how it all began, in the Dough beyond time and the Ovens of destiny."
SilverIdolNew.png Theocracy Own 250 temples Money.png 10 sextillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"You've turned your cookie empire into a perfect theocracy, gathering the adoration of zillions of followers from every corner of the universe.
Don't let it go to your head."
Hazelrald Mask.png Sick rap prayers Own 300 temples Money.png 10 septillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"With their ill beat and radical rhymes, these way-hip religious tunes are sure to get all the youngins who thought they were 2 cool 4 church back on the pews and praying for more! Wicked!"
Mooncandy idol.png Psalm-reading Own 350 temples Money.png 10 octillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"A theologically dubious and possibly blasphemous blend of fortune-telling and scripture studies."
Astrofudge temple.png War of the gods Own 400 temples Money.png 100 nonillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"An interesting game; the only winning move is not to pray."
Alabascream temple.png A novel idea Own 450 temples Money.png 1 undecillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"You don't get rich starting a religion. If you want to get rich, you write science fiction."
Iridyum temple.png Apparitions Own 500 temples Money.png 10 duodecillion Temples are twice as efficient.
"You've booked a deal with the higher-ups that schedules one weekly earthly apparition by a deity, angle, ascended prophet, or other holy figure. This should boost interest in cookie religion among youths as long as you can secure a decent time slot."

Other Upgrades

Icon Name Unlock condition Base price Description ID
GrandmaAchieveNew.png Priestess grandmas 15 temples and 1 grandma owned Money.png 1 billion Grandmas are twice as efficient. Temples gain +1% CpS per 5 grandmas.
"A nice priestess to praise the great Baker in the sky."
SynergyWateringCanII.png Rain prayer 75 Farms, 75 Temples and "Synergies Vol. II" purchased Money.png 4.002 quintillion Farms gain +5% CpS per temple.
Temples gain +0.1% CpS per farm.
"A deeply spiritual ceremonial involving complicated dance moves and high-tech cloud-busting lasers."
SynergyIdol.png Paganism 15 Temples, 15 Portals and "Synergies Vol. I" purchased Money.png 200.04 quadrillion Temples gain +5% CpS per portal.
Portals gain +0.1% CpS per temple.
"Some deities are better left unworshipped."
SynergyIdolII.png God particle 75 Temples, 75 Antimatter condensers and "Synergies Vol. II" purchased Money.png 34 septillion Temples gain +5% CpS per antimatter condenser.
Antimatter condensers gain +0.1% CpS per temple.
"Turns out God is much tinier than we thought, I guess."
SynergyPrismII.png Mystical energies 75 Temples, 75 Prisms and "Synergies Vol. II" purchased Money.png 420 septillion Temples gain +5% CpS per prism.
Prisms gain +0.1% CpS per temple.
"Something beckons from within the light. It is warm, comforting, and apparently the cause for several kinds of exotic skin cancers."
Fortune temple.png Fortune #007 Random fortune from news ticker Money.png 1.556 undecillion Temples are 7% more efficient and 7% cheaper.
"Not all guides deserve worship."


  • The achievement "Church of cookiology" is a reference to the real world Church of Scientology. Additionally, the flavour text of the upgrade "A novel idea" is a reference to the truth that Church of Scientology is founded by a science fiction writer.
  • The achievement "Wololo" is a reference to Age Of Empires, wherein priests would attack by converting enemy units whilst chanting the aforementioned phrase.
  • The upgrade "Golden idols" is a reference to Indiana Jones and The Lost Ark, where the main protagonist attempts to retrieve a golden idol from a temple filled with traps.
  • The achievement "My world's on fire, how about yours" is a reference to the song All Star.
  • The achievement "It belongs in a bakery" is a reference to Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade where Indiana Jones states "That belongs in a museum" while reclaiming the Cross of Coronado form 'Panama Hat'.
  • The achievement "New world order" is a reference to the conspiracy theory of the same name.
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