Showing posts with label Cookies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cookies. Show all posts

05 June, 2009

Mac the Chip Cookies

Mac the Chip Cookies

Had one of these cookies today at California Tea & Coffee in Temecula, CA.

These are touted as vegan cookies. I guess that means it has no egg ingredient.

This has chocolate chips. So I suppose it's some kind of milk free chocolate.

It's good. It's very sweet and has a buttery body to it, even though it's all non-dairy. But it still has a funny taste in the background. I'll stick to "real" cookies, but these are pretty good.

They are made by Alternative Baking Company, Inc. Visit their website:

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15 May, 2009

Doodles Organic Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

doodles cookiesDoodles Cookies is a new brand of cookies focusing on cookie lovers who want to snack on organic ingredients. They're sole offering at this point is an organic chocolate chip cookie mix.

However, they're getting set to launch a gluten-free sugar cookie mix next month.

Deborah Sievers, owner of Doodles Cookies, is an avid cook who first got the idea for marketing her cookie mix after winning two awards from Chile Pepper magazine for an original chocolate chip cookie recipe. She used only organic products in her chocolate chip cookie mix in order to appeal to the growing population of organic food buyers...

"I had been looking for a healthy, good-tasting alternative cookie to make for family and friends. My goal was to make an organic cookie that was healthy and also delicious."

The new gluten-free sugar cookie that she's coming out with next month is her entry into growing market of hypoallergenic foods.

The Organic Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix is currently available on the company's web site:
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17 January, 2008

Presidential Election Cookies

Hillary Clinton CookieDavid's Cookies announced today that they've produced new 2008 Presidential Election cookies, bearing the names of the top white house contenders.

These are classified as "cookie cakes", measuring 12 inches wide in diameter.

The company says they will tabulate sales of each Presidential hopeful, and thereby predict the winner of super Tuesday (Feb 5).

As usual, Dennis Kucinich was left without a cookie.

Visit the Presidential Cookies at David's...
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11 January, 2008

Grandma's Cookies - New Varieties

Grandma's CookiesGrandma's Cookies now include two new limited edition varieties, "Cinnamon Sugar" and "Iced Gingerbread"

Iced Gingerbread sounds intriguing.
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09 January, 2008

EatRite BeFit - Candies

Sorbee International Limited, is launching a new line of sugar-free products called, "EatRite BeFit".

These consist of syrups, cookies, and chocolates, all sweetened with Splenda.

EatRite BeFit
I've always been amazed at how companies can market junk food and convince you that you're doing something good for yourself. Imagine your mom handing you a bag of sugar-free chocolate and saying "Here junior, now you're eating right, and being fit".

Not that I want them to stop, I find humor in it. I understand that sugar-free candies have fewer calories than sugar candies, and are tolerable to diabetics. They do have their place. But do we need to be told that we're "eating right and being fit"?

I can't help seeing Jack-in-the-Box removing the cheese from their cheeseburger and calling it a healthy alternative for lactose-intolerant people.

Visit Sorbee International online...
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27 December, 2007

Nestle Christmas Tree Cookies

While Christmas has passed us by, I couldn't help noticing this package of Nestle Christmas Tree Cookies.

Nestle Christmas Tree Cookies
Doesn't the font in the words "Christmas Trees" look strangely similar to a Dr. Seuss book?

I'm guessing someone at Nestle's package design department is on to something.
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31 October, 2007

Midwest Airlines Chocolate Chip Cookies

Midwest Airlines is now offering its famous chocolate chip cookies for retail in the form of ready-to-bake cookie dough.

Midwest Airlines Chocolate Chip Cookies
The company, which flies it's jetliners across the heartland of America, offers its passengers free chocolate chip cookies, which are baked during the flight. The cookies are very popular with passengers, and demands for the company's secret recipe have escalated. Instead, Midwest Airlines is offering the next best thing, by selling its cookie dough.

The cookie dough is only available at Milwaukee-area, Balistreri-owned and -operated Sendik's Food Markets. If you don't happen to live within driving distance to Milwaukee, well hopefully Midwest Airlines will distribute them to other stores.

Midwest Airlines is based in Milwaukee, which kinda explains that.

The chocolate chip cookie is a pretty serious issue with Midwest Airlines, check out their website, "Save the Cookie".

I'm not for certain, but I think Midwest Airlines may be the first air carrier to launch its food for retail.

Source: Midwest Airlines Press Release
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22 October, 2007

Stix in the Mud

Funley's Stix in the MudStix in the Mud is the flagship product of Los Angeles, CA-based Funley's Delicious.

They describe them as a "sweet and salty clusters of savory cookie bits smothered in chocolate". Imagine tiny crunchy cookie bits, drowned in balls of chocolate, similar to like a Nestle Crunch, but in ball form.

The Original variety is actually made with a mixture of milk chocolate and dark chocolate. The Peanut Butter and Caramel varieties are just milk chocolate.

The product's website says the creator of Stix in the Mud got the idea after walking into a puddle of mud and dropping a load of sticks. Doubt that it's true, but it works.

Stix in the Mud cannot be purchased online.

Visit Stix in the Mud website at...
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18 October, 2007

Snack 'n Seal Packaging for Junk Food

Nabisco is now offering their Oreo Cookies in this new "Snack 'n Seal" packaging.

Oreo Cookies Snack n Seal packaging
Once used largely for moist-towelettes, this type of resealable packaging is making its way into the snack food industry. It'll probably work out great for junk stuff like Oreos that don't have to be sealed and refrigerated.
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17 October, 2007

Brent & Sam's Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Brent & Sam's Cookies has introduced a new line of Kosher and preservative-free cookies.

The Soft & Chewy Gourmet Cookies come in:
  • Chocolate Chunk
  • Chocolate Chip Pecan
  • Oatmeal Raisin
The package includes 8 individually wrapped cookies, 8.6 ounces total. They're easy to tuck into a lunch and have a suggested retail price of $3.25.

Official website.
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09 October, 2007

Reimann Kalter Hund Chocolate Cookie Cake

Reimann Kalter Hund Chocolate Cookie CakeAmong the newest imports brought to the USA from is this Reimann Kalter Hund (Cold Dog), chocolate cake.

Described as a German Classic in the world of baked goods, it's a non-baked cake made from alternating layers of Butter Cookies and Chocolate Cream.

Slice it up at room temperature, or scarf it down whole with shame.

Regular price: $7.99, but now on sale for: $6.99...
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25 September, 2007

Key Lime Cookies

H-E-B Chips Galore Key Lime CookiesH-E-B, which is a line of grocery stores in Texas, is now offering Key Lime Chocolate Chip cookies under its own brand.

Made with white chocolate chips, they have the tangy flavor of LIME!

Maybe I'm just behind the times, but I haven't seen key lime flavored cookies before. I have a nephew who lives in Texas, I'll have to get him to send us some. My wife absolutely loves key lime pie, she'll probably like these cookies too.

The Key Lime with Real White Chocolate Chips variety comes in an 12.5 oz. plastic tray, with a retail price of $2.00.

To purchase these, visit the H-E-B store locator here...
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06 August, 2007

Entenmann's Little Bites

Entenmann's has added new flavors to their line of 100 calorie pouch packages.

The Oatmeal Raisin Square cookies are sold in an 8-count boxes. Their Little Bite Muffin line also got a new variety with the Banana Chocolate Chip variety in a 5-count pouch.

Little Bites Popem Donut Balls come in two new flavors ... Lemonade and Bubble Gum in 5-count pouches. (Bubble gum donuts?)

All pastries and cookies are "0 grams of trans fat". No word on the retail price but my guess is about twice what you'd pay for a regular sized package.
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08 July, 2007

Pepperidge Farms 100 Calorie Packs

Pepperidge Farms has introduced new 100 Calorie packaging of their famliar cookies.

The Chessemen Butter Cookies are small shortbread style cookies with shapes of chess pieces on them.

The new packaging has 5 individually sealed packages with .71 ounce servings of the cookies (100 calories).

As a reference, an ordinary package of (the full-sized) Chessmen cookies is 7.5 ounces. For those who can't seem to eat .71 ounces from an unmoderated bag, Pepperidge Farms has solved the problem. Even if you fall off the wagon and eat all five package in the box, you're still only getting 500 calories, where you'd be getting over 1,000 in a regular bag. (Most likely at the same price.)

For more on the new trend in portion control packaging see the New York Times this week: In Smaller Packages, Fewer Calories and More Profit (basically, buy yourself a box of baggies and a calculator and save yourself a LOT of money).
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06 June, 2007

Strawberry Milkshake Creme Oreos

Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookies have been introduced in the USA in a "Limited Edition" Strawberry Milkshake Creme.

Ice cream parlors have been making Strawberry Milkshakes with Oreos for years, so it'll be nice to get the full experience in a room-temperature cookie.

Other versions of Oreos currently on the market include Golden (a vanilla cookie with cream), Double Stuf, Reduced Fat, Chocolate Creme and Fudge Covered.

The limited edition 12 oz.(340g) resealable laminate package have been spotted already in Wal-Mart and Publix.

Kosher, made in Canada. Retail price is $3.29.

Anyone else spot them? Taste them?
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04 December, 2006

Cookies that Smile In Your Favorite Colors

Smiley CookiesNow you can customize your own batch of Smiley Cookies online.

Eat'n Park announced today it's world-famous signature treat can created in any combination of 9 background colors and 9 face colors, to come up with 81 different color combinations.

The cookies can then be bought online and shipped to you, at a price of $6.99 per dozen, plus shipping.

You can do red & green for Christmas, or your team's colors for football parties, etc.

Eat'n Park is a chain of family restaurants with 77 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Their Smiley Cookies is a signature treat they offer to their guests. Last year, they began selling Smiley Cookies online so that folks all over the USA can enjoy them.

Buy Smiley Cookies online:
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20 November, 2006

Holiday Cookie Wreath

Why hang the same old Christmas wreath on your front door when you can celebrate your cookie-habit with a "Holiday Cookie Wreath"?

Holiday Cookie Wreath

Available from The Baker's Lady, the new cookie wreath is a soft and chewy variation of a popular Christmas tradition. It measures 14 inches in circumference and is decorated with cookie packs in the company's signature flavors, including white chocolate gingerbread, triple chocolate toffee, classic chocolate chip, and limited edition peppermint bark cookies. It contains a dozen full-sized cookies and 20 small cookies.

If you want one, it'll run you $98.99.

But hey, it's Christmas!

Visit The Baker's Lady online at:
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14 November, 2006

Girl Scout Cookies Goes Trans Fat Free

Girl Scout CookiesThe Girl Scouts of the USA announced today that their complete line of cookies are now, "zero trans fat per serving".

What this actually means is that each serving of cookies contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat which meets the FDA requirements for the "trans fat free" designation.

Some of the Girl Scout Cookies actually were trans fat free going back to last year, but finally now all varieties are politically correct.

Read the press release.
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10 November, 2006

Mega Bite Quarter Pound Cookies

Cookietree Mega Bite CookiesJunk Foodies with a cookie addiction might want to take notice of a line of cookies called "Mega Bite".

They're made by Cookietree Bakeries of Salt Lake City, UT. The Mega Bite line offers up a single cookie weighing 4oz, roughly the equivalent of three Grandma's Cookies.

Mega Bite cookies offer a soft & chewy quality and come in several varieties. The newest variety is pictured here, "Snickerdoodle", sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon.

In addition to a single-count package, they also sell them in four-count packages.

Visit Cookietree Bakeries online at:
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09 November, 2006

Chips Ahoy Big & Soft

Chips Ahoy Big & Soft CookiesNabisco's Chips Ahoy! brand of cookies has just gone soft in a big way. They've launched a new line of cookies called, "Big & Soft".

They're kinda like the Chips Ahoy versions of Grandma's Cookies, being the same exact size (78g over two cookies per package).

Now available in the USA in two flavors, "Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk" and "Chocolate Chunk", they come with a suggested retail price of $0.99 each.
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