Oreo Churros Now Exist For Some Reason

Oreo Churros Now Exist For Some Reason

When eating Oreos (of any flavor) have you ever said, “this is great, but I wish it were twirlier, and also warm?” No. You probably haven’t. Apparently someone at convenience store snack provider J&J Snack Foods did, though, and the company teamed up with Oreo-maker Mondelez International to sell Oreo-flavored churros. Churreos? [More]

Red Velvet Oreos Could Be Real, Or Maybe Not

Red Velvet Oreos Could Be Real, Or Maybe Not

Red velvet, a type of cake flavored with chocolate and red food coloring, is very popular for some reason. With Oreo introducing novelty flavors for what seems like every holiday and season, the idea of red velvet cookies for Valentine’s Day isn’t completely unreasonable. Yet some college students confessed to creating the product as a marketing class assignment. Was that confession simply meant to throw dessert detectives off the trail? [More]


Snake Bites Its Sugar-Coated Tail With Caramel Apple Coated With Caramel Apple Oreos

We can’t believe we didn’t see the inevitability of this when Oreo introduced its Target-exclusive Caramel Apple-flavored cookies back in August, but someone has realized the obvious opportunity to combine the cookie and its inspiration into one ugly-ass snack. [More]

Pumpkin Spice Oreos Are Real, Hit Stores September 24th

We had plenty of unofficial evidence and off-the-record confirmation of the existence of pumpkin spice Oreos, but couldn’t be definitively, publicly sure that they were official and real. Yes, the artificial flavor wizards over at Nabisco have given us Oreos flavored like limeade and cookies and creme Oreos, and everything else in the world already comes in pumpkin spice flavor, it’s not surprising. However, the news is official now. [Oreo Twitter]

What Happens When You Try To Create The Ultimate Oreo?

What Happens When You Try To Create The Ultimate Oreo?

While Nabisco itself has been working hard to create strange permutations of the brand, outside researchers are also pushing the boundaries of Oreo Science. First came the high school students who calculated that Double Stuf Oreos only contain 1.86 times as much Stuf as regular Oreos. Now the frosting scientists at the Onion’s A.V. Club have conducted their own experiment, wondering: what happens if you try to multiply the filling in one cookie times ten? [More]

Root Beer Float Oreos Are Now Available In Stores, We Think

Root Beer Float Oreos Are Now Available In Stores, We Think

The fried chicken Oreos that made the rounds online recently weren’t real. That news may have either delighted or disappointed you, but in recent years, there has always been another novelty Oreo flavor around the corner. Today we rounded that corner. Root beer float Oreos are now a thing. [More]


Shocker: Those Fake-Looking Fried Chicken Oreos Are Indeed Fake

Given the sheer number of Oreo varieties that have been dumped on store shelves in the past year — from sherbet to peanut butter cup to fruit punch to lemon and limeade — it’s almost not beyond belief that Nabisco would give fried chicken Oreos a go. Almost, but not quite. [More]

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Limeade Oreos Will Be Your Refreshing Summer Cookie

Can’t get enough refreshing fruit-flavored Oreos? Have you made your way through lemon, watermelon, and fruit punch flavored sandwich cookies, and you’re ready to try a new (but not terribly different) flavor? Great news! Limeade Oreos are here. [More]


Food Companies Not Bragging About Making Products Healthier Out Of Fear You’ll Reject Change

Change can be terrifying. Just ask my brother, who ran screaming at a young age when my formerly straight-haired mom came home with a perm. That kind of reaction is exactly why the companies behind Boston Market, Hamburger Helper and even McDonald’s don’t always go bragging to customers when they change products to make them healthier — they’re worried about rejection, just like the rest of us. [More]

Peanut Butter Cup Oreos And Oreo-Filled Chips Ahoy Are Now Real Things

Peanut Butter Cup Oreos And Oreo-Filled Chips Ahoy Are Now Real Things

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? [More]

Stories You Might Have Missed Because You Were Too Busy Being Awesome

Stories You Might Have Missed Because You Were Too Busy Being Awesome

We post a lot of stories during the week, and we know that most of you have jobs, families, lives, hobbies, nagging itches and other more important things to do than read every single thing we write. So for those who might be playing catch-up on the weekend, here are some of the things you might have missed… [More]

Fruit Punch Oreos Exist, Are Available At Walmart

Fruit Punch Oreos Exist, Are Available At Walmart

Here at Consumerist, we try to stay at the forefront of advances in cookie technology. Earlier this week, we learned that fruit punch-flavored Oreos exist. This is only the latest in a string of intriguing and/or horrifying Oreo varieties that have hit shelves in recent years. We had to know more. [More]


Jury Convicts Two Americans Of Selling Secret Oreo-Whitening Technique To China

Who knew that the reason the white cream filling in an Oreo is that particular shade is due to a trade secret that’s held so closely, two men could be sent to jail for more than 20 years for stealing it? A U.S. jury just convicted two businessmen of swiping a technique to make a chemical that whitens many products, including Oreo cream, and selling it to China. [More]

Now On Shelves: Cookie Dough And “Marshmallow Crispy” Flavored Oreos

Now On Shelves: Cookie Dough And “Marshmallow Crispy” Flavored Oreos

The proliferation of Oreo flavors is, depending on your point of view, either a global nightmare or a an exciting new source of awesomeness and variety. We’ve made it our mission to bring you the latest novelty Oreo flavor news, even when those flavors don’t make a whole lot of sense. Like the limited-edition Marshmallow Crispy flavor. [More]

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Oreoscape Keeps Expanding: Lemon Oreos Hit Shelves

If  you’ve visited the cookie aisle recently, you might have noticed the proliferation of both year-round and seasonal Oreo flavors. We always thought that “Oreo” was the best Oreo flavor, but we must be less sophisticated than the rest of the American public. What’s Nabisco’s new addition? Lemon. [More]


Study: Oreos Are Just As Addictive As Cocaine

You might on occasion joke about how your favorite snacks are so totally and overwhelmingly delicious, they’re addictive. You just… cannot… stop. Some researchers are on your side after running rats through tests pitting Oreos and rice cakes against each other. Guess which one came out with the comparison that it’s a lot like cocaine on your brain? [More]

Cookies ‘n’ Creme Oreos Return to Shelves, Tear Hole In Cookie-Space Continuum

Cookies ‘n’ Creme Oreos Return to Shelves, Tear Hole In Cookie-Space Continuum

Cookies ‘n’ Creme, as we know, is vanilla ice cream with Oreos or Oreo-like sandwich cookies crumbled up in it. As Cookies ‘n’ Creme flavored Oreos hit store shelves again, though, we must ask ourselves when this will end. [More]


High School Students Blow The Lid Off Oreo’s Double Stuf: There’s Only 1.86 Times The Stuf

If you’re the kind of person whose world can come crashing down when a long-held snack belief is blown into a million pieces, well first of all — don’t be so dramatic. But second — you might not like to hear that Double Stuf and Mega Stuf Oreos are not, in fact, doubly stuffed and the mega amount has been called into question as well. Maybe you should sit down for this. [More]