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Watermelon Oreos: The Latest Twist on an Iconic Cookie
http://finance.yahoo.com ^ | june 18, 2013 | Lisa Scherzer

Posted on 06/18/2013 6:21:11 PM PDT by lowbridge

Watermelon in cookie form. The perfect summer food?

Nabisco hopes Oreo purists and non-fans alike will be taking a bag of the new, limited edition fruit-flavored cookies to their next picnic.

The Watermelon Oreos, available only at Target (TGT) for $3 a package, feature a bright pink and green creme filling between two vanilla-flavored cookies; the creme bears a strong resemblance to Play-Doh. Two cookies contain 150 calories, 7 grams of fat and 21 grams of carbohydrates.

Food bloggers had plenty to say about the new summer flavor. JunkFoodGuy wrote that he was expecting an “awful fake watermelon smell to come wafting out” but there was none. “As soon as I bit into one of these Limited Edition Watermelon Golden Oreos, I got an immediate light watermelon taste. I’ll just say it right off the bat…I liked these. A LOT.”

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Food
KEYWORDS: cookies; oreos; sourcetitlenoturl; watermelon

1 posted on 06/18/2013 6:21:11 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

I have the slightest idea why but gotta but racist some how.


2 posted on 06/18/2013 6:23:38 PM PDT by ThomasThomas (A bad hair day is not a mental issue, or is it?)
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To: lowbridge; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
How ghey of the Oreo queens.


3 posted on 06/18/2013 6:24:31 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: lowbridge

Somebody try them and let us know, kk? :D


4 posted on 06/18/2013 6:25:09 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: ThomasThomas

Or communist. Green on the outside, red on the inside...


5 posted on 06/18/2013 6:25:12 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: ThomasThomas

I know. This is too many jokes waiting to happen.


6 posted on 06/18/2013 6:25:44 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: ThomasThomas

only half racist


7 posted on 06/18/2013 6:25:51 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: lowbridge; JoeProBono
the creme bears a strong resemblance to Play-Doh

That ought to interest the kiddos.


8 posted on 06/18/2013 6:26:04 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: lowbridge
the creme bears a strong resemblance to Play-Doh...

In flavor or appearance?

9 posted on 06/18/2013 6:26:10 PM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: lowbridge
These are probably a marketing scam:Pizza Drones and Hands-Free Whopper Holders: How Fast-Food Giants Make Big $$ Selling Fake Products
10 posted on 06/18/2013 6:26:48 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: null and void

or my little finger green on the inside red on the outside the good news is i finally did surgery on it and i can now bend it a little


11 posted on 06/18/2013 6:27:11 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: lowbridge

We got some. They’re good.


12 posted on 06/18/2013 6:27:48 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: nickcarraway

Should be one chocolate and one vanilla cookie with red on the inside.


13 posted on 06/18/2013 6:28:03 PM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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To: lowbridge
a bright pink and green creme filling between two vanilla-flavored cookies

The new Oreo; white on the outside and enviro-gay on the inside.

14 posted on 06/18/2013 6:28:28 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: bigheadfred

You do your own surgery? Nice to know I’m not the only one...


15 posted on 06/18/2013 6:29:44 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: a fool in paradise

16 posted on 06/18/2013 6:34:32 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: lowbridge

For the past two months I have been seeing unusual Oreos which are both on sale and have a coupon on them which is good for a dollar off if you also buy a gallon of milk.

I just about always can use a gallon of milk so I basically get them for a dollar. They have all been pretty good tho I don’t usually buy Oreos.


17 posted on 06/18/2013 6:35:25 PM PDT by yarddog (There Are Three Things That Remain--Faith, Hope, and Love--and,the Greatest of These is Love..)
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To: lowbridge

Reminds me of when I just HAD to HAVE some Whoppers Strawberry Shake balls to make a cake. Only Wallmart had them so I drove way out there. It turned out pretty good, had pink fluffy 7-minute frosting. Then I cut the balls in half and pressed them around the cake into the frosting and put crushed pieces in the filling between the 2 layers.

These don't look like something I'd like but I'd try one. Watermelon is a weak, subtle flavor, and if you tried to strengthen it or make it artificial, I don't think I would like it.

I'm thirsty for some kiwi strawberry soda pop. I just love that flavor combo, used to get slushes at the DQ before it closed.

18 posted on 06/18/2013 6:36:38 PM PDT by Aliska
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To: lowbridge
Two cookies contain 150 calories, 7 grams of fat and 21 grams of carbohydrates.

I assume that would be a "serving size."

Has anybody ever just taken two Oreos from a box and put the rest away?

Back when I was eating junk food, I would eat 168 cookies easily. One after the other after the other.

That would have amounted to 12,600 calories, 588 grams of fat and 1,764 carbohydrates.

I would venture to say that my serving size is a lot closer to other people's serving sizes than the "two cookies.

19 posted on 06/18/2013 6:40:29 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Aliska
Watermelon is a weak, subtle flavor, and if you tried to strengthen it or make it artificial, I don't think I would like it.

In a Jolly Rancher hard candy, that flavor really works.

20 posted on 06/18/2013 6:40:47 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: null and void

I got this walnut sliver about six weeks ago and thought I got it out but its swelled up something fierce and was running pus for that six weeks and today I went mining with a utility knife blade some lacquer thinner.


21 posted on 06/18/2013 6:41:10 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: null and void

ps i used to live off ruby red squirt and raspberry zingers


22 posted on 06/18/2013 6:42:52 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: lowbridge

*sigh*

I tire of all these variations sometimes.

Good ol’ real Oreos, forever!


23 posted on 06/18/2013 6:43:32 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Oreos are knockoffs of Hydrox. Some people like them better than the old Hydrox but they came first.


24 posted on 06/18/2013 6:59:24 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Nancy Silverton’s Sandwich Book has a recipe for “Almost Oreos” which contains dark cocoa, cacao nibs, and a fondant filling flecked with vanilla bean specks.

These cookies were available at the La Brea Bakery shop in Los Angeles.


25 posted on 06/18/2013 7:00:23 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: lowbridge

Already condemned by “Reverend” Al Sharpton.


26 posted on 06/18/2013 7:02:48 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: a fool in paradise

Hydrox. Didn’t know they were that old. Recall the commercial campaign in ‘70s that convinced me and cousins to try them with “Hi, Drox!” Gimmick.

Oreos are superior. Sometimes innovation is vastly more important than invention.


27 posted on 06/18/2013 7:06:57 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Next they’ll be packed with fudge. I’ll never buy Oreos again.


28 posted on 06/18/2013 7:08:31 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: ThomasThomas

If only they made them when the Liberal Democrats threw the Oreos at the Black Republican Senate Candidate way back when.

Remember, it isn’t Racism when THEY do it.


29 posted on 06/18/2013 7:12:32 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Compliance with Tyranny is Treason...)
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To: lowbridge
I like watermelon, i.e., the plant that grows on a vine, the big green ovals, the red juicy center, cut it up and spit out that seeds. Yeah, THAT watermelon.

Anything that is watermelon "flavored" has always been absolutely disGUSTING to me. No matter if it's sweet, sour, cruncy, chewy, or lip balm --- no,no,no --- watermelon was NOT meant to be a "flavor."

30 posted on 06/18/2013 7:12:40 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Oreos — BLEAHHHH!

Bring back old-fashioned 1950s flavor Hydrox. Much better taste, texture and filling. Too bad they were perceived as the Oreo imitator even though they were introduced first. I missed out when they were brought back for their centennial anniversary, but like everything else, I’m sure the adjustments to the recipe ruined the original.


31 posted on 06/18/2013 7:20:40 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: workerbee

Bought a big old watermelon and stuck it in the fridge a few days ago. Just got done cutting it all up and put it in a big glad bowl in the fridge. Just got done with a bowl of ice cold watermelon. Yummy. Nothin better.


32 posted on 06/18/2013 7:41:25 PM PDT by sheana
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To: windcliff

Ping


33 posted on 06/18/2013 8:09:16 PM PDT by stylecouncilor
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Nope. Inferior. Billions of people shows it so. ;-)


34 posted on 06/18/2013 8:21:35 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: workerbee

Never a big fan of melon. I do like strawberries. Both are weak flavors.

Anything that tends to have weak inherent flavor is poor for candy. Thus I really don’t care for melon and strawberry flavors in candies.


35 posted on 06/18/2013 8:24:20 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Strawberry flavor tastes pink. Real strawberries are wonderful.

Watermelon flavor is indescribable for me. I love real watermelon.


36 posted on 06/18/2013 8:47:03 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: lowbridge

Eh just no! Strawberry, lemon, orange, peanut butter and chocolat stuffed Oreos yes!


37 posted on 06/18/2013 10:24:18 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: SamAdams76

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBko_3wT44Q

Brian Regan on serving sizes - “He had THREE fig newtons? Doesn’t he read!!??”


38 posted on 06/18/2013 10:38:32 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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