[Review] Nabisco Limited Edition Cookie Butter Oreos

“Cookie butter.” What a beautiful phrase. Of course, by beautiful, I mean ridiculous and incredibly unhealthy. Seeing the words “cookie” and “butter” so close to each other is so artery-clogging, it’s a shocker that cookie butter isn’t American. That’s right–like the printing press and the pocket watch, cookie butter actually originated in Europe. Sweden has long used cookie…

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[Friday Flash Review] Pillsbury Confetti Cookies

Friday Flash Reviews are abridged reviews of new or exciting products for your end-of-week reading. I guess I should have seen this coming. If you’re just joining us, Poppin’ Fresh has a secret girlfriend who might actually be his sister. First, he coped by baking some Salted Caramel Apple Cookies. Now, he’s gone completely off the deep…

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[Review] Nabisco Limited Edition PB&J Oreos

Back in college, I took a food science class for fun. It was the biggest letdown of my life. I thought we’d cover science-y topics about food, like “The Anatomy of a Kit Kat” and “Just Blame Gravity: Why You Feel Heavier After Eating an Entire Box of Twinkies.” But nope, it was actual food science, like the chemical…

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[Review] Nabisco Limited Edition Jelly Donut Oreos

The year was 2001. Three women, perhaps the defining music group of their era, came together and issued a challenge to our great nation. They confronted us and doubted our preparedness. They sang…about Oreos. Jelly Donut Oreos are here, and Destiny’s Child was right: I am not ready. Oreos are coming out at breakneck speed! Flavors like…

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[Review] Nabisco Limited Edition Firework Oreos

If you’ll all kindly allow me a moment of self-reflection, I’d like to address a serious personal problem: mindless eating. Too often, I find myself hunched over a container of some random junk food, shoveling it into my mouth with reckless abandon. I’ve got no control, no sense of restraint. For years, I have wished…

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