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May 11th, 2004

Health Valley Cookie Cremes

It’s been a while since I covered any Oreo-related products, so today I’ll be discussing another less unhealthy alternative to Oreos, Health Valley Cookie Cremes.

I was surprised at how much the Cookie Cremes taste like Whole Foods’ faux-reos. They have the same extra creamy center that’s not-quite-Oreo-but-still-mighty-tasty. Where the Cookie Cremes have the advantage, though, is in the cookie: it’s quite good… nice and crunchy, but not overly dry. They are more expensive per-cookie than their Whole Foods’ counterparts, though, and the Health Valley package contains less so you’ll go through a package much more quickly.

All-in-all, I’m quite pleased with the Cookie Cremes as a less deadly alternative to Oreos (no hydrogenated oils, lower saturated fat, etc.).

Posted in The Oreo Family

FROM: jk
DATE: Tuesday May 11, 2004 -- 10:10:32 am
....jk goes off topic....can I just say how jealous I am that you have a Whole Foods store? I shopped there in Santa Fe last month and didn't want to leave. (the store...I did want to leave NM eventually but wanted to bring the store with me.)

FROM: Ryan [E-Mail]
DATE: Tuesday May 11, 2004 -- 2:50:32 pm
Actually, there isn't one near me -- the closest is about 45 minutes away. Now that we have a Wegman's five minutes from my work, though, that pretty much satiates my health food/organic needs.

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