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today i was in grocery store ( big Y east coast ) and suddenly craved mystic mint cookies, which i used to always buy about 10 years ago. couldnt find them and then asked my friend who is almost 50 yrs old and has a huge sweet tooth, she never heard of them...?

they had a green & black box

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  1. Well, this takes me back! Those were my favorite cookies growing up.

    A quick internet search leads me to believe they have been discontinued.

    If anyone else has further information, it would be greatly appreciated.

    1. Sad to say, they are on the discontinued list at Hometown Favorites. So many of my favorite foods are on that list.

      1. blast from the past--thank for reminding me of one of my early faves. Right up there with Mallomars.

        1. They are discontinued, however my mother found a substitute that is virtually identical: "Fudge Mint Covered Oreos." It's the same thing - oreos with mint icing in the middle, the whole thing covered in chocolate. Hope that helps!

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          1. re: Niblet

            I just saw this in the store, too, and thought of this thread.

            http://www.taquitos.net/snacks.php?sn...

          2. Oh oh oh. We used to put them in the freezer. Loved them.

            1. I remember biting into a Mystic Mint and seeing the cookie labeled Oreo (or Hydrox -- whichever made them).

              I could eat several packages a day -- on bad days!

              1. I thoought the Girl Scouts had a cookie like this????

                1. They were a favorite of mine too and I haven't seen them in a long time.

                  HOWEVER, I did buy a box of some kind of holiday Oreos (I can't remember the exact name or the color of the box) that are Mystic Mint-ish (maybe exactly - it's been so long, I can't exactly remember the originals...).

                  They were an Oreo with a chocolate mint covering and were made by Nabisco. I got them at Wal-Mart.

                  They are NOT the peppermint Oreos, which are a regular cookie with a nasty mint creme center (don't try those, by the way...)

                  Anyway, the guy at my regular grocery store also knew about them, but said they were a special seasonal item. Sadly, this may mean they won't be available until next Nov/Dec, but I'll certainly be on the lookout for them when the holidays roll around...

                  Hope that helps.

                  1. Ohhhh, this is the cookie of my childhood! Summers on the Cape lying around the living room eating Mystic Mints and watching game shows! I haven't seen them in years, and I regret to say that neither the chocolate-covered mint Oreos nor the Girl Scout Thin Mints are even close.

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                    1. re: BostonCookieMonster

                      These came to mind a while back and I was looking for them. Couldn't find them. Assumed that they were no longer available. What a shame! These were such a treat. I agree that the Mint Oreo Fudge Creams and the Girl Scout Thin Mints are no comparison. The Oreo has only a single chocolate cookie and mint cream covered with chocolate, and the Thin mints are a single chocolate cookie covered in chocolate with a mint flavoring. Flavor-wise the Oreo is so close, however. I was told that Keebler has a comparable to the Mystic Mints, but I haven't checked it out.