Readers of this site might think that Consumerist staff eat a lot of junk food and fast food. That’s not true at all: maybe the amount of time that we spend reading about new permutations of food-like substances wears down our interest. For example, there are two new weirdly tempting hybrids of existing snacks available in stores now or very soon: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Oreos and Oreo-filled Chips Ahoy cookies. Why?
Nabisco didn’t answer that question. They just continue the endless parade of new products. Oreos with peanut butter-flavored creme already exist, but not Reese’s brand creme. The problem is, when Nabisco tried to sell Chips Ahoy cookies with tiny Reese’s cups embedded in them, our favorite snack reviewer noted that while the cookie tasted nice and peanut buttery and all, it didn’t have the very distinctive taste of Reese’s. Why cross-brand otherwise? A 2013 follow-up effort consisting of chocolate cookies with peanut butter chips was apparently a vast improvement.
Will chewy cookies filled with Oreo creme be worth eating? There’s only one way to find out…but I’m not sure that my pancreas is up to it.
COMING SOON – Nabisco Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Creme Oreo Cookies [The Impulsive Buy]
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