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trying to recall the name of a cookie from the 60s - please help it is driving me crazy

cheri Dec 7, 2006 02:33 AM

In the 60s there was a cookie that came in a box that you could buy at most grocery stores. It was made by a well-known company, as I recall, such as Sunshine, Keebler, Nabisco, etc. They were made of apples and/or had a distinct apple flavor. Each cookie was maybe 1-2" big, and I think more of a rectangular or crescent shape rather than being round, and were maybe covered with a powder sugar coating. They were my dad's favorite and I'd love to tell him of this memory. Each time our family went to the lake for the picnic we bought a box to take. Thanks!

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    AnneM Dec 23, 2006 10:35 PM

    Ohhhhhh!!! Like a crescent roll!! I understood "crescent" to mean like a crescent moon!!! Duh!
    I do remember those!

    1. Snackish Dec 23, 2006 10:27 PM

      Gosh, with gorgeous packaging like that, it is a wonder they were ever taken off the market. Snort.

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        cheesemonger Dec 23, 2006 06:40 PM

        I found it. Nabisco Apple Teasers. Shaped like a crescent roll.

        Look here:

        http://theimaginaryworld.com/crk24.jpg

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        1. re: cheesemonger
          cheri Dec 24, 2006 10:42 AM

          That's not them - but I really appreciate your trying. It looks like the ones you pointed out are called Appeteasers and are a cracker, what I am looking for would definitely be called a cookie, apple-flavored and coated with a cinnamony/sugary coating, think they were round or could have been crescent shaped, that I don't remember. Again, thanks!

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            cheesemonger Dec 24, 2006 06:21 PM

            dag- I was so proud of myself!

        2. Snackish Dec 22, 2006 11:19 PM

          There were similar ones called Lemon Coolers, were they like that?

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          1. re: Snackish
            cheri Dec 24, 2006 10:43 AM

            Yes I would say they were similar to Lemon Coolers (which I think are still on the market), but I am pretty sure the apple ones had a cinnamony coating.

          2. thegolferbitch Dec 7, 2006 11:33 AM

            Cheri, you're not thinking of Aplets are you? Liberty Orchards puts out chewy candies made of apples, or apricots, etc that are about 1 inch square and dusted in powdered sugar. They're more chewy than crisp.

            http://www.libertyorchards.com/newac.asp

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            1. re: thegolferbitch
              cheri Dec 22, 2006 07:20 AM

              No they are not Aplets, but thanks for trying, I really appreciate that. These were cookies you could buy in the grocery store and made by a common bakery company like Sunshine, came in a box, and were apple flavored with a cinnamony powdery coating.

            2. SanseiDesigns Dec 7, 2006 06:00 AM

              Try contacting the FoodNetwork. One of their programs (I don't recall the name) features products from the past (a lot of candies and such, normally). One of their interns may be able to do a search through their food archives and help you with the name.

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              1. re: SanseiDesigns
                cheri Dec 22, 2006 07:18 AM

                Great idea, I will try that, thanks for trying to help!

              2. twodales Dec 7, 2006 03:09 AM

                Ar you thinking of Archway Cookies? They are from Battle Creek Michigan. They have an Apple-Filled Oatmeal Cookie. I believe Amazon sells them. Good Luck!

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                1. re: twodales
                  cheri Dec 7, 2006 05:23 AM

                  I know the Archway cookies you mean, but no it is not them. Thanks for trying to help though. I believe the ones I am trying to think of are no longer produced, but I'd still like to know the name of them.

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