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Published on October 24th, 2005 | by Greg

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Crispy Cookie Waves of Goodness

Pepperidge Farms might be best known for Goldfish, those cheesy crackers that are addictively tasty. Sure, they make decent cookies too, but the price, and names like Milano and Pirouette, were always a little “high-class” for me.

In answer to my desires… Whims, their new product that takes what Goldfish did for crackers and applies it to cookies. Don’t be thrown off by the oddly shaped package- these are the tastiest baked good we’ve tried for a long time.

OK, so they get stale pretty quickly once opened. And the chocolate chip flavor is only decent. Neither of those facts stops the toffee-flavored thin “crispy waves” from taking our prize for “Cookie Most Likely To Appeal to All Ages, Races, and Creeds”.

The crunchy, firm mouth-feel and malted caramel aroma have me desperately looking for them- but be warned, they can be hard to find. They aren’t cheap either, a 5.3oz package will set you back around $3.49. Stick with the toffee flavor, and share them if you have them.


About the Author

Greg dreamed up the idea for the Truly Network while living in Hawaii, which began with a single site called TrulyObscure. In 2010, when advertisers and readers were requesting coverage beyond the scope of that site, TrulyNet was launched, reaching a broader audience over a variety of niche sites. Formerly the head technology correspondent for the Des Moines Register at age 16, he has since lived and worked in five states and two countries, helping a list of organizations and companies that includes the United States Census Bureau, TripAdvisor, Events Photo Group, Berlitz, and Computer Geeks. He also served as the Content Strategy Manager for HearPlanet, a multi-platform app that has reached over a million users and has been featured in the New York Times, Hemispheres Magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Fox Business News, PC Magazine, and even Apple’s own iPhone ads. Greg has written as a restaurant critic and feature journalist for a number of national and international publications, including City Weekend Magazine, Red Egg Magazine, the Newton Daily News, Capital Change Magazine, and an arm of China Daily, Beijing Weekend. In addition, he has served as a consulting editor for the Foreign Language Press of Beijing, as well as a writer and editor for the George Washington University Hatchet, the school newspaper of his alma mater. Originally from Iowa, Greg is currently living in the West Village of Manhattan.



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