Category Archives: cookies

New Moon Pie Bites! Plus Some History on the Full Cookie Dough Bites Lineup!

The folks who produce Cookie Dough Bites are rolling out their latest creation across the country; a “Bites” version of the classic treat, Moon Pies!  Today I’m going to be covering those as well as the entire Cookie Dough Bites … Continue reading

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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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