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Favorite Cookie That's Not Homemade?


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#1 weinoo

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 07:23 AM

Mine might very well be:

 

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Yours?


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#2 BeeZee

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 08:09 AM

Have to go with Pepperidge Farm Milano. Original or raspberry. Too easy to plow through the whole bag.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 08:42 AM

Tossup between LU Pim's and Bahlsen Lebkuchen. Actually, I am so full of lies: I will impartially eat virtually any brand of Jaffa-type Cakes or Lebkuchen in horrible quantities.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 10:55 AM

Biscoff.  I don't buy them often since it is too easy to eat half a bag at a sitting.



#5 Panaderia Canadiense

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 11:22 AM

I'm embarrassed to say it, but Nestle Tango. The classic ones with the vanilla cookies and chocolatey coating, thanks.
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#6 Lisa Shock

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 11:45 AM

Used to be Pepperidge Farm Brussels, until the company reformulated all of the cookies in the early 80s and Brussels no longer resembled its old self. (a pair of lace cookies with a lot of chopped nuts sandwiched with very dark chocolate)

 

Current favorite: Amoretti.



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 11:50 AM

The Milano in Mint, one whole bag with Ice Cold Milk.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 12:03 PM

Oh god. I can't get 'em down here, but Girl Scout Thin Mints are another one of my commercial-cookie kryptonites.
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Posted 05 November 2013 - 12:13 PM

Oreos. Classic.  I bought a bag recently for the first time in over a year and they were gone within three days.  I live alone.  This is why I don't buy them...



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 12:57 PM

... Girl Scout Thin Mints....

GS Thin Mints are tops in my book. We buy enough in the early spring to stash some in the freezer. Never any left come summer.


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#11 IowaDee

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 02:12 PM

TJ's Kona coffee shortbread cookies...swoon


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 03:17 PM

Raspberry Lady Bugs.  They make a couple of other flavors, but it's raspberry or nothing for me.  Heavenly, but oh-so- hard to find.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 03:49 PM

Tate's Bakeshop Whole Wheat Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Posted 05 November 2013 - 04:10 PM

LU Little Schoolboys  http://www.amazon.co...e/dp/B0019FM33M

 

And LU Orange Biscuits http://www.amazon.co...1-8&keywords=lu

 

And, okay, actually anything by LU.

 

And also those Mother's Iced Oatmeal cookies.  Not so esoteric as LU's for sure.  But for some reason, I just think they're really tasty.

 

Especially when chewed with a bit of good cheddar cheese alongside.

 

I know - no accounting for taste.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 04:13 PM

Used to be Pepperidge Farm Brussels, until the company reformulated all of the cookies in the early 80s and Brussels no longer resembled its old self. (a pair of lace cookies with a lot of chopped nuts sandwiched with very dark chocolate)

 

Current favorite: Amoretti.

 

Whose Amaretti?

 

I haven't found a commercial brand I like. 



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 04:49 PM

I think perhaps some of the brands of cookies mentioned are not available where we live.  Don't know. 

Asked my DH if we had a ready made cookie we liked.  He said he liked Dad's Oatmeal.  I reminded him he hasn't had one in over two decades at least and that they might well have changed the formula by now.

 

Then he remembered that when we are on the road, we often pick up lunch salads at Subway...there's one at every exit...and that we like their double fudge and macadamia cookies.  Wicked, but tasty.


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#17 GlorifiedRice

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 06:03 PM

Stella Doro Swiss Fudge, Keebler Fudge Stripes, Keebler Fudge Jumbo Wafers, Samoas

Not a Thin Mint fan ;::runs:::
Wawa Sizzli FTW!

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 06:09 PM

Not a Thin Mint fan ;::runs:::

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#19 annabelle

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 06:13 PM

I also love Samoas.  They are the best.



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 07:12 PM

Samoas are a favorite with Thin Mints not far behind although I've never been a big commercial cookie eater....or a big cookie eater in general.

When I was a kid my favorite store-bought cookie was the Fig Newton (thanks to my paternal grandfather.) They were a very welcome change in that they were much different than the excellent homemade cookies that my Mom always made (one of those special treats from a grandparent). Mom never bought commercial cookies.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 07:15 PM

...and those Walkers Shortbread cookies! soooo good!

Lorna Doones suck now that they removed the BUTTER

BTW I got one of these gorgeous Walker Shortbread cookie tins shaped like a London Bus at Hong Kong Supermarket on Adams Ave in Philly.
Super cute.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 07:22 PM

Lorna Doones suck now that they removed the BUTTER

I thought I hated shortbread because all I had ever had were Lorna Doones. Then my DW started making home-made shortbread and I found that I had been wrong. Walkers are good.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 07:23 PM

I love wafer cookies, too.  Not the gross stuffed with Crisco and sugar kind, but the mocha kind. 

 

Jaymes, DeSarroni the amaretto people make a nice amaretti cookie that is packed in a red tin.  Two cookies each are twisted in a piece of tissue paper.  They are the only commercial amaretti cookies that are worth buying.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 07:31 PM

Are Digestives considered cookies? I consider them delicious, so they are my first choice. If they are disqualified, I have to go with Double Stuff Oreoes...vegan food at its best....

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 07:46 PM

Fudge coated raspberry oreos. Dangerous little suckers!
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Posted 05 November 2013 - 08:59 PM

I like those very thinSwedish cookies with the scalloped edges

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 09:35 PM

 

Used to be Pepperidge Farm Brussels, until the company reformulated all of the cookies in the early 80s and Brussels no longer resembled its old self. (a pair of lace cookies with a lot of chopped nuts sandwiched with very dark chocolate)

 

Current favorite: Amoretti.

 

Whose Amaretti?

 

I haven't found a commercial brand I like. 

 

 

Actually, now that you mention it, I used to get Lazzaroni and liked those well enough. They have disappeared from places I shop regularly here in Phoenix, it's been maybe 3 years or more, now that I think of it... The Virginia ones seem to have taken over, and, I'm not as fond of those.



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 10:20 PM

I love wafer cookies, too.  Not the gross stuffed with Crisco and sugar kind, but the mocha kind. 
 
Jaymes, DeSarroni the amaretto people make a nice amaretti cookie that is packed in a red tin.  Two cookies each are twisted in a piece of tissue paper.  They are the only commercial amaretti cookies that are worth buying.

And they're fine. When I just can't stand it any more, and don't want to make some, that's the brand I buy. But they're crunchy the whole way through. I'd like some with a nice almond flavor, but chewy in the center.

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:20 AM

Garibaldi Biscuits, crunchy, thin, crackery cookie filled with a thin spread of chopped raisins or currants. Sunshine used to make a version in the U.S. called "Golden Fruit". Crawford's out of the U.K. fill the Bill now. Any of the Jules Destrooper cookies out of Belgium get the job done, too...
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Posted 06 November 2013 - 03:48 AM

Gioia S biscuits
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