Biscuits!!

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Biscuits!!

Postby gyre » Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:43 pm

Has anyone tried the pepperidge farm Mango Peach cookies?
Not bad.

There is an Always Save store brand out there and their Orange Pineapple version is great.
It was at superlo here and they brought in the walmart crapfest cookies, but now they're back.
You might find them at another store somewhere.
About $1.90 for a pound or so.
Never seen a fancier version of this cookie.

Just got in some dare canadian maple leaf cookies.
I plan to nibble on those when I'm poking fun at canadians.

There are some new versions of biscotti out there too.

Cookies!!
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Postby Boijoy » Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:25 pm

wow gyre. do you have the muchies? :shock:
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Postby AntiM » Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:41 pm

All maple products belong to me. Give them to me!
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Postby gyre » Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:58 pm

Boijoy wrote:wow gyre. do you have the munchies? :shock:

I don't find many I like, so I try new stuff and try to get stuff when I find it.
I'm a supertaster so most cookies are too sweet for me.
The maple creme are really sweet, go figure.
Probably really good with coffee.

A great cookie are those walker shortbread with tiny chocolate chips.
Thought they would be horrible.
Wonderful.
Never ever find them.

I'll try to bring some maple cookies with me, Antim.
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Postby AntiM » Tue Aug 04, 2009 3:12 pm

They carry Walker in the commissary on base, not the chip kind usually just the plain ones. Incredibly expensive even at base prices.
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Postby Oldguy » Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:23 pm

I'm a double stuff man, no splits, I sink them in milk, or coffee.
Oh, I like vanilla wafers in banana pudding also.
My dad liked ginger snaps, but they're too spicy for my taste.

I ate some black bread in an Edinburg, Scotland hotel once, not guite a cookie but not cake either. Sweet and chewy, very filling but I guess I'm used to American style aired up loafs. I like reubens on rye, you know, with the cheeze and the kraut. But this thread is about biscuits...

Is it dinner time already?

Ooh, donuts, maple bars, chocolate bars. Cake sinkers with coffee...What? Oh yeah cookies.

Those hard english biscuits can break your teeth. Soak 'em in the tea like hardtack. I like those soft peanut butter cookies, macaroons, chocolate chip, etc...
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Postby AntiM » Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:28 pm

I make "truck cookies" for MyLarry to carry on the road. A little more dense and dry than regular cookies, less sweet, they can be anything from chocolate chip to oatmeal... I tend to throw in whatever chips or fruit and nuts I have around.

Lofthouse cookies are made here in Ogden. They have an outlet shop on the premises, and some of their cookies are very yummy indeed. But not the frosted sugary things. Blech.
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Postby gyre » Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:12 pm

I love the english cakes we would call cookies here.
Used to be able to get them at the fresh market here.

My favorite cookie is a caraway cookie made to a medieval recipe.
Very little sugar.
Tasted like rye bread made into a cake.
I could live on those.
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Postby Absolut Jeenyus » Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:16 pm

Boom Bam Baby!

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Bet your ass! Try it sometime. :D
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Postby littleflower » Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:22 pm

are you coming, gyre? i also like semi-sweet cookies ... will make some like you describe, with caraway, if you'll be there ... sounds good ...

*runs to find medieval cookbook *
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Postby gyre » Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:29 pm

I'm trying.
Default is in the way, but still trying.
I have my ticket and a lot of high explosive.
Gummi bears. I meant I have a lot of gummi bears.
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Postby littleflower » Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:34 pm

lol ... don't gummi bears melt in the heat?

and why only bears? i prefer gummi worms... !
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Postby gyre » Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:39 pm

Most gummi bears are more stable when kept cool.
Gummi worms, huh?

It would be wonderful if you can find that recipe.
I was never able to get it.
I've been dreaming about those things ever since.
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Postby C.f.M. » Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:51 am

AntiM wrote:All maple products belong to me. Give them to me!


You'd love my friend's bacon chocolate chip cookies (gluten free for me!) with maple glaze/icing.
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Postby ygmir » Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:19 am

C.f.M. wrote:
AntiM wrote:All maple products belong to me. Give them to me!


You'd love my friend's bacon chocolate chip cookies (gluten free for me!) with maple glaze/icing.


C.f.M. I know what you really want:

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Postby C.f.M. » Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:39 am

ygmir wrote:
C.f.M. wrote:
AntiM wrote:All maple products belong to me. Give them to me!


You'd love my friend's bacon chocolate chip cookies (gluten free for me!) with maple glaze/icing.


C.f.M. I know what you really want:

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I'm on a diet.

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Postby Absolut Jeenyus » Wed Aug 05, 2009 2:23 pm

C.f.M. wrote:
AntiM wrote:All maple products belong to me. Give them to me!


You'd love my friend's bacon chocolate chip cookies (gluten free for me!) with maple glaze/icing.


Yea the ones in the picture above are maple glazed... Fucking delish.
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Postby akmojo » Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:07 am

Jeenyus... those have to be some of the finest looking cookies I have ever laid my eyes on....
I'll trade you some of my smoked salmon...
make sure to stop by in the morning for some bakon and eggs too...
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Postby Absolut Jeenyus » Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:20 am

Where am I to stop by? :shock:
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Postby akmojo » Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:30 am

Jeenyus.. Barbie Death Camp and Wine Bistro, the Salmon are from this years 2nd run of Reds in the Kenai River, not that farmed crap !!
I am the Ak outpost at Barbie Camp, this year we also have the Ak Burners camping with us...
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Postby Absolut Jeenyus » Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:44 am

Ahhh yes yes... I am sure to be there... I am definitely down for fish on the playa. Love Salmon. This year will be my first year bringing out fresh fish for sushi. I am actually going to get some lessons in sushi while I'm out there by my chef friend who is a virgin burner from the east coast. I'm pretty excited to learn some new skills this year.

First year hauling fresh sushi grade fish out there... Should be interesting.
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Postby gyre » Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:51 am

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Dec 04, 2009 2:19 pm

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Postby pinemom » Fri Dec 04, 2009 2:40 pm

hahaha Hey Espresso dude! check THESE OUT!
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Postby gyre » Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:56 pm

I've mentioned the chocolate chip walker shortbread.
Good as I remembered.
I still haven't seen the chocolate chip package, but target has the chocolate shortbread assortment.
Here's Walker's number if you want to bitch about not finding the chipped shortbreads - 800/521-0141


I've discovered the caraway cookies are a standard middle eastern cookie to this day.
Recipes are secret and highly prized.
Someone suggested asking for someone else's recipe.
That way they don't have to give away the secret, and it's a starting point recipe.
I'm still trying, but if anyone can get a recipe, let us know.
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Postby gyre » Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:02 pm

The walker shortbreads are probably a christmas only thing, so don't tarry.
They bring in lots of goodies for christmas in the big stores and only stock the crap the rest of the year.
I even found british hot chocolate mixes one year.
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Postby phil » Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:52 pm

Recipe for maple bacon chocolate chip cookies:

http://www.porkbarrelbbq.com/maple-bacon-chocolate-chip-cookies-recipe/

Enjoy.
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