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Old 06-03-2013, 07:18 PM
 
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YUMMMM . . . . Snickerdoodles.

Are those regional? They were common in the northeast, but don't see them much elsewhere.
i've seen them in stores,,also a cookie/desert type delicious thing called a scotcheroo
i think its rice krispies mixed with butterscotch pudding,,,packed in a brownie pan,,,with a layer of chocolate on top.... they are addictive!
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:35 PM
 
Location: Sunny Bay Area, CA
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I prefer homemade...it's because I grew up with homemade cookies. Nothing else compares IMO
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:44 PM
 
Location: Kirkwood, DE and beautiful SXM!
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I prefer homemade, but DH always gets sucked into BJ's buy two packages of Oreos and get a "free" gallon of milk. Once we start eating the Oreos, we just can't seem to stop. Must be all those preservatives.
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:50 PM
 
Location: San Marcos, TX
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I prefer homemade, but DH always gets sucked into BJ's buy two packages of Oreos and get a "free" gallon of milk. Once we start eating the Oreos, we just can't seem to stop. Must be all those preservatives.
Yeah, Oreos are weird for me. I generally think "eww" but once in a while I get a mad craving for them. I also give in if there's a good coupon, because my kids like them. I cannot eat more than a few though, and I start to feel nauseous.
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Old 06-04-2013, 05:39 AM
 
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Everyone seems to just love Oreos, now I won't turn them down, but there are many cookies I would take over them, even the ones you buy at the supermarket. They're not bad but I just don't find them that great. I can't be the only one? lol

It seems a google search reveals many who feel the same way about 'America's favorite cookie', including this blogger:

10 cookies better than Oreos | Cold Slither Podcast


Oreos are Okay, but I like so many other people I would rather have a homemade cookie (i.e., chocolate chip, peanut butter, or shortbread). Oreos probably earned the title "America's favorite cookie" because they been around for more than 100 years. They're probably the grandfather of all commerically produced cookies.

I actually have an old National Geographic magazine from 1915 that has an ad for Oreo cookies. It's hilarious. There's also another ad in the same magazine for Westinghouse refrigerators--only $35 with easy financing available.
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Old 06-04-2013, 07:06 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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Weren't Hydrox first? I think Oreo copied Hydrox and just became more popular.
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Old 06-04-2013, 07:22 AM
 
Location: EPWV
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I prefer homemade, but DH always gets sucked into BJ's buy two packages of Oreos and get a "free" gallon of milk. Once we start eating the Oreos, we just can't seem to stop. Must be all those preservatives.
Shhhh, my DH might hear (see) this and start looking to see if Costco or Sam's is doing the same thing.
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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I don't care for the cream filling in any sandwich cookies, but don't mind the chocolate cookie portion. It's not great; most mass-produced cookies taste pretty chemical-y. But it's not horribly offensive or anything. I just don't like cream filling, cream topping, frosting, etc., for the most part. It's usually so greasy and sickly sweet and fake vanilla-y tasting.
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:32 PM
 
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For a mass-produced, processed cookie, they're not bad, but they're nothing spectacular either. Like a previous poster said, to truly appreciate them, you gotta dip them in milk. That's the only way I eat them because they do nothing for me just eating them plain.
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:50 PM
 
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to truly appreciate them, you gotta dip them in milk. That's the only way I eat them because they do nothing for me just eating them plain.
If i have em around the house which isnt often i usually dip em in Baileys Irish Cream or some other cream based liqueur.
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