Category Archives: cookies

It’s So Nice! A Walgreens Private Label Candy Update!

Today I’m going to revisit a topic I first covered back in March of 2013 – the candy products from Walgreens’ Nice! private label line. Not long after that initial post, I followed it up with a piece on Walgreens’ … Continue reading

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When Packaging was a Toy – Junior Mints and their 1975 Circus Animal Series!

Though it is a much more unusual occurrence today, there was a time when companies routinely built more tactile fun into their packaging, especially when it was for a product aimed at kids.  They were often producing packages that could … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Gingerbread for 2013!

Today we’re kicking off our 2013 Twelve Days of Christmas series with a look at some new gingerbread-flavored candy. Today’s post will showcase the great new limited edition releases of 2013 that all bring gingerbread flavoring into the mix.  Including … Continue reading

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Halloween Hunting at Target!

As a candy collector, Halloween stands head-and-shoulders above all others, because so much of it is about candy.  Not only that, most companies release special Halloween-themed packaging for their products that tend to be pretty cool.  In short, Halloween is … Continue reading

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Out Now – Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Cookie Candy Bars!

Though I spend the bulk of my time researching and hunting down candy packaging from the past, I still do like to pick up contemporary releases, especially new or odd things.   While finding the vintage stuff is hard, it might … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday to Oreo! – Part Two: All Those Flavors

Yesterday, I covered the evolution of Oreo cookie packaging from the 1950’s through the early 2,000’s.   Today, I’ll be taking a look at the range of flavors and limited editions that Oreo has released over the past few years.

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Happy 100th Birthday to Oreo! – Part One: The History

Oreo cookies are not a candy – they’re a cookie.   Even so, I wanted to find a reason to post about this notable anniversary for the brand.  So I searched my files and you know what?  I found that I … Continue reading

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