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Shaylala Sep 20, 2007 02:43 PM

I am having a craving for the shortbread cookies in the blue can. Not the holiday cookie mix blue can it was in a coffee type can. What was it called? Is it still out there for sale??

Thanks it must be the Holidays approaching cause I am craving comfort foods...

  1. amyzan Sep 20, 2007 09:18 PM

    They're marketed as Danish, right? (They're made by an American company, though.) Some are pretzel shapes, some little ridged rectangles, two sizes of rounds, etc. If those are the ones you mean, I think I saw them at Super Walmart. Walmart's product mix varies widely by region, but it might be worth a try.

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      Shaylala Sep 20, 2007 10:25 PM

      I believe they were all one shape in a tall coffee type can. But I am going to look at Wally world. Thanks....

    2. Emme Sep 22, 2007 11:12 PM

      Assuming you mean these...
      http://www.staples.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StaplesProductDisplay?zipCode=90077&jspStoreDir=Staples&catalogIdentifier=2&errorUrl=zipcode&langld=-1&langId=-1&ts=1190527926600&partNumber=575348&storeId=10001&ddkey=StaplesZipCodeAdd

      http://www.marco.org/104 [one bloggers analysis of each cookie... i love the swirl shaped ones best! ...and second best the pretzel ones

      ]

      They're available all over the place all the time... Don't know what drug stores you've got available near you, but here in Los Angeles, Rite-Aid, CVS, and Walgreen's all carry them. Even Staples.com has 'em.

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        Shaylala Sep 22, 2007 11:31 PM

        No not those. its in a tall coffee can and remember using a can opener. thanks

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        clreason Oct 2, 2007 07:19 PM

        HAPPY THANKSGIVING! http://www.cvs.com/CVSApp/cvs/gateway...

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          hrhboo Oct 2, 2007 08:28 PM

          Those aren't the ones. I'm trying really hard to remember these cookies, and I do have a vague recollection of them. Shaylala, is there anything else you remember that might jog my memory?

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            Shaylala Oct 3, 2007 03:13 PM

            Hmm it was the swirl type cookie and I think it had the word Dutch or a lady on the can?.

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          kalilea Nov 29, 2007 12:25 PM

          Hi! I remember those cookies too and also have been trying to find them with no luck. I think they are made by a Seattle company called Baders. As far as I know though, they do not have a website and I haven't found anyone online that carries them. Hope that helps and maybe someone will be able to find them!

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            baders fan Dec 18, 2007 11:28 AM

            I found a phone #, but it's VM is full. I will HAVE to track down this Seattle baker. Those cookies were delicious. Wonder why all the posts looking for them are from P.R. Must be the only place they sold them. Good luck, and will post again if I have any success. Where is my glass of milk???

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              Shaylala May 13, 2008 07:04 PM

              And I will as well please update me!!

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                Rodrlyza Jun 22, 2010 08:40 PM

                Hi! Did you find them? I'm looking for these cookies since 20 years ago. I tried them in Puerto Rico. I think that we are talking about the same cookies. Tall light blue can with a dutch girl, four or five layers of cookies and we had to use a can opener. Please, could you share with us more information?

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                  dsoler Dec 20, 2011 05:09 PM

                  My brother and sisters and I have been craving them for many years. Our grandmother used to buy them here in Puerto Rico. The were exactly in the can you describe with the dutch girl and the just crumbled in your mouth, are they still making them?

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                divamom610 Dec 2, 2009 06:36 PM

                omg...I've been searching for these cookies for years. My family thinks I'm crazy and keep buying me those awful danish cookies. Yes, it was in a light blue coffee can with 5 or 6 layers. It only came out during the holidays. I've been craving them for a long time.

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                  agent385 Dec 24, 2009 10:56 AM

                  Oh yes, I remember them well. They were shortbread cookies that were swirly and they came in a light blue coffee can and it had the face of a dutch girl on it. You had to open the can with a can opener but it had a plastic lid that came with it. Inside there were 4-5 layers of cookies separated with white corrugated cardboard paper. My grandma used to buy them at Longs Drugs every Christmas when i was little - around the late 70's, early 80's. I've been searching online for them forever. Glad to have found this board so I know I'm not the only one!!!!

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                    Bebita Nov 26, 2012 02:14 PM

                    That is exactly the description of those fantastic cookies that my grandma used to buy for us in Puerto Rico during the 1980's. I hope the Bader family starts making them again.

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                    Kelly2too Jan 5, 2010 08:36 AM

                    I remember those cookies, too. This is the address I found:

                    Baders' Dutch Biscuit Co
                    7224 1st Ave S, Seattle WA 98108
                    (206) 325-5050

                    Only wholesale apparently.
                    No website though...

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                      isant67192 Dec 28, 2011 08:59 PM

                      These are a few ,and there are more,good luck!
                      Baders' DUTCH Biscuit CO in Seattle, WA | 7224 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA
                      Baders' DUTCH Biscuit CO in Seattle, WA -- Map, Phone Number, Reviews, Photos and Video Profile for Seattle Baders' DUTCH Biscuit CO. Baders' DUTCH Biscuit CO …

                      www.superpages.com/bp/Seattle-WA/Baders-DUTCH-Biscuit-CO-L...Baders Dutch Biscuit Company in Redmond, WA | Redmond Baders Dutch ...
                      You searched for Redmond Baders Dutch Biscuit Company: 1 of 1 Map It! Sort by:

                      www.yellowpages.com/redmond-wa/baders-dutch-biscuit-companyBaders'; Dutch Biscuit Co - Seattle, WA - Seattle Business List
                      Baders' Dutch Biscuit Co - Seattle, WA - Bakers Wholesale - (206) 325-5050 - Serving the Seattle, WA area.

                      www.seattlebusinesslist.com/business/... Dutch Biscuit Co in Seattle, WA | Seattle Baders Dutch

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                      corbader Aug 8, 2010 02:07 PM

                      That was my grandfather who started Bader's bakery in Seattle. The bakery was sold and the name was kept, however the folks that bought it are no longer in business. My father kept making the shortbread cookies at a new bakery that was in Kirkland but closed down long ago. It was called cookie time and toys. He continued the shortbread cookies at that bakery and I even helped out as a little kid. My sister and I were talking about trying to bring them back. I'd be happy to keep you guys posted on this if you are interested.

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                        Ivy Ruiz Sep 15, 2010 11:09 AM

                        Hi, my name is Ivy Ruiz. I from Puerto Rico I will like to have the recipe of those cookies if is possible.. Thanks, please let me Know at my e mail ivy-ruiz@hotmail.com.
                        Thanks,

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                          Patricia Matwa Oct 6, 2010 06:31 AM

                          Hi Ivy, have been looking also, and from PR. If I find them I will write you. No aparecen en ningun lado! I wish I could remember who made them to write to them and tell them to put them back on the market!

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                          Marie Gloria Oct 1, 2010 01:02 PM

                          Oh please, please, you have no idea how many people are looking for those cookies. I would like to talk to you, if you could please call me or write me, I would appreciate it very much. Thanks.
                          marieg.rivera@gmail.com

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                            Patricia Matwa Oct 6, 2010 06:32 AM

                            Oh please bring them back!!!!! As you can see, there's market for them!

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                              Lelo Oct 16, 2010 02:46 PM

                              FOR REAL????
                              Please, do keep me posted if you start selling them again. I hope you don't change the recipe a single bit!!! I grew up with those cookies, but my children have missed out on it.
                              Where was your grandfather from?

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                                ladydi1960 Nov 14, 2010 02:17 PM

                                My mother worked for Bader's for 10 years when they had a bakery in Mountain View, CA. She would come home from work with cookie crumbs all over her face and smelled like heaven from being in the bakery all day. Several of those workers are still around in Mountain View. Everyone still craves those cookies. I remember the round ones were packed in the can and would love to find them again..

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                                  lucre Dec 22, 2011 06:45 AM

                                  Do they remenber the recipe or at least could tell what type of butter and flour the cookies were made of?
                                  Regards,
                                  Lucre

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                                  NRIVER10 Dec 5, 2010 04:02 PM

                                  have you thought of starting again?
                                  I have a few friends also from PR that want to help you start the business again if possible. We would settle for a can.

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                                    othervoice Dec 5, 2010 06:57 PM

                                    I've never had these cookies, but from the sounds of it, I want to try them NOW! Obviously, there is a market and people are ready and willing to help you and your sister. Good luck !!!!! Fulfill these people's dreams. Sounds like a true comfort food!

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                                      Rodrlyza Jan 4, 2011 07:20 AM

                                      Happy New Year 2011. Thank you very much for your message! As you can read there are families all over the world that remembers clearly the sweet and unique flavor inside this blue can of cookies. We were looking for those cookies since decades. I really appreciate very much your message . I'm more than happy to know that you are interested in bringing them back. Hope to have news about the come back very soon. This will be marvelous! I will be more than glad and happy to buy them. The flavor of the swirl shortbread cookies in the blue can was so unique and delicious. I tried dozens of dutch cookies trying to find this tremendous flavor. But I have never found it. Please, of course keep me posted. Thank you!

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                                        JNRassociates Jan 10, 2011 01:54 PM

                                        Let me know if you start the company up again. I still have a coffee style can that says Baders dutch chocolate chip cookies. julieregan@aol.com
                                        Thank you
                                        Sincerely
                                        Julie

                                         
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                                          lucre Dec 22, 2011 06:48 AM

                                          I never tried the Chocolate Chip Cookies, were they good. Did you buy the can recently?
                                          Regards,
                                          Lucre

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                                            apexseal Dec 22, 2011 09:56 AM

                                            Any luck in finding the recipe??

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                                          apexseal Dec 22, 2011 09:58 AM

                                          Any updates regarding bringing back these cookies??

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                                            agent385 Dec 22, 2011 10:37 AM

                                            The granddaughter should jump on this. The cookies have an established fan base. Could be a successful venture!

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                                            isant67192 Dec 28, 2011 08:25 PM

                                            Oh my God! You mean they no longer make them? Then... could we get the recipe to make them at home?Please? Are you and your sister bringing them back?

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                                              Hlin07 Feb 9, 2012 01:53 AM

                                              I have been wondering and craving for the Bader's Dutch cookies, in a blue can, with a picture of a Dutch girl on it for decades. I will vote it as the best cookie I've ever tasted. I certainly will continue to hope that one day, your family will bring it back and export it here to Singapore so that my children too will know the taste that I have loved so much.

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                                                maroz Jul 27, 2012 08:49 AM

                                                Please let us know if you start making them again!!!

                                                 
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                                                  agent385 Aug 8, 2012 01:40 PM

                                                  YES!!!!! These are the cookies I grew up with and loved!!!!! I remember that can so well!!! Thanks so much for posting!

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                                                    vblanco Aug 8, 2012 03:21 PM

                                                    OMG I dream with that blue can!! I love that shortbread cookies are the best in the world!!!

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                                                      Ruthie789 Aug 12, 2012 02:54 PM

                                                      I have never seen these in Canada, but will go to some specialty stores to seek them out.

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                                                        Bebita Nov 26, 2012 01:45 PM

                                                        OMG! I almost cried when I saw this picture. I remembered the can but not the brand name. I was born and rased in Puerto Rico and my abuela used to give us these cookies in the 1980's. My dad lives in P.R. and he has been looking every where from Pitusa, to Econo, to Pueblo supermarket. Nothing! Sad to have read on this blog that they don't make them any more. I would be willing to pay $100 for a can of these cookies. They are the best cookies I have ever eaten in my life. Just purchase the holiday collection of Stockmeyer Shortbread German cookies and they taste pretty close to the Bader's cookies but still can't compare.
                                                        Mr. Bader's grandchildren don't know the jewel they have in their hands if they are actually holding the original recipe.

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                                                        isant67192 Aug 9, 2012 12:33 AM

                                                        Hello Boricuas! Any news?? Last time I posted was Dec 2011. Not in Aldi, Not Walmart. I haven't been to Puerto Rico to look for them.Right those cookies were addictive? I could eat half a can by myself.I called that number in Washington,but during the night.Will try to call tomorrow , and will keep you posted.Take care!

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                                                          isant67192 Aug 9, 2012 12:50 AM

                                                          I just found this info which explains they were in court versus another company.

                                                          http://openjurist.org/64/f3d/666/bade...

                                                          This was in 1995, then in 1997 Mr.Bader passed away.
                                                          Please look at the info I posted Dec.28,2011 , look above.
                                                          Has anyone called or written a letter to those addresses?
                                                          I will call the number tomorrow( I actually called a few mins ago, but it is 3:01 am here...
                                                          Do your homework,I will call tomorrow.,OK?Thanks!

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                                                          JOHNG43 Oct 1, 2012 11:05 PM

                                                          IN 1962 ANTHONY [TONY] BADER WAS THE OWNER HIS SON KAREL HANDLED SALES &
                                                          I WORKED FOR HIM 1962 - 1970 THE ORIGINAL NAME WAS BADERS DUTCH BAKERIES
                                                          LOCATED IN SEATTLE'S UNIVERSITY DISTRICT LATER CHANGED TO BADERS DUTCH BISQUIT CO AND MOVED UP TO CAPITAL HILL THE BLUE CAN WAS THE SIZE OF A 2# COFFEE CAN IT WAS SHIPPED TO PUERTO RICO AND AT THE SEATTLE WORLDS 1962
                                                          FAIR THESE SOLD FOR $1.00 AND SHIPPED ANYWHERE AT THE FAIR THE [ ROUND ]
                                                          SHORTBREAD COOKIES WERE BAKED ON A CONVEYOR BELT THAT HAD AN OVEN WITH A WINDOW. THIS OVEN WAS BORROWED FROM ANTHONY'S BROTHER IN VANCOUVER BC
                                                          THE OTHER SHORTBREAD COOKIE WAS A TULIP SHAPE THEY ALSO MADE SPECIALTY COOKIES FOR HOLIDAY'S & TEDDY BEARS YEAR ROUND THESE WERE SOLD IN BULK TO
                                                          MAINLY IN STORE BAKERIES WHO PUT IN THEIR DISPLAY CASES WITH THEIR OWN COOKIES I DO NOT REMEMBER THE EXACT YEAR BUT THEY ALSO OPENED A BAKERY IN MOUNTAINVIEW CA. I HOPE YOU ARE STILL CHECKING FOR REPLIES

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                                                            rodsant Oct 20, 2012 10:52 AM

                                                            Please let us all know when they are available again! Conroe, Texas

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                                                              Bebita Nov 26, 2012 01:49 PM

                                                              @corbader, please bring those cookies back. You have a jewel in your hands with that recipe. Can you please share? I have been looking for those cookies for many years now. My email is bebitamr@hotmail.com

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                                                                tribecamom Dec 13, 2012 10:38 AM

                                                                i grew up in Singapore and remember getting these crisp, buttery, drop-dead delicious cookies at Christmas time!! PLEASE, please bring them back!!! I'm sure there is a huge fan base, if people are still searching for them 20 years after your family stopped making them.

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                                                                  Elisamir Jan 1, 2013 04:04 PM

                                                                  @corbader Nothing bettter than family business, GO FOR IT!! My HS friend posted a pic of the tin can and he got over 22 responses just in a matter of hours,just from Puerto Rico alone. Not a bad idea for you guys to start the operations in PR!!! elisamirrivera@hotmail.com Please add me to your list when you all launch.

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                                                                    Badercookieslover Jan 19, 2013 10:01 PM

                                                                    Please read all the requests for the cookies! I bet only in PR and from puertorricans all over the world you could make a profit! Think about it and do us all a favor and bring back those cookies! Thanks!
                                                                    PS:A friend of mine posted a picture of the blue can on FB today,I googled it and landed here....

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                                                                      anamer Jan 20, 2013 06:52 PM

                                                                      Please keep us posted, those cookies deserve a comeback. They were delicious. A friend of mine just posted a picture in Facebook asking if people remembered and you should see the responses! Not only delicious but a childhood memory

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                                                                        imagical Apr 21, 2013 06:24 PM

                                                                        Hello,

                                                                        have you thought about continuing your grandfather's business. I know that if you do, you will be successful.
                                                                        I hope someone from your family do. Regards.

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                                                                          dimasyj May 11, 2013 08:55 AM

                                                                          Please we need this cookies stat

                                                                           
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                                                                            baders Jun 23, 2013 10:21 AM

                                                                            Hello there!
                                                                            We are from Panama and remember this cookies also.
                                                                            Please tell us if you are planning to start up a business with this shortbread cookies (same recipe & flavor). You would do very well with so many people craving for them all over the world!
                                                                            Good luck,
                                                                            Jack

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                                                                              aranaria Sep 5, 2013 07:48 PM

                                                                              Could you please be so kind and provide us with the recipe of such amazing, forever in our hearts cookies? Thank you.

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                                                                                ealfredo57 Nov 30, 2013 04:31 PM

                                                                                Please Do It! I am also from PR and my grandma use to buy the cookies at Franco's in Mayaguez back in the 60's. The can opened just like the corn beef does open these days with that tool attached to the can and it was not easy to get it open in one shot. Absolutely the best cookies I have ever try!

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                                                                                Patricia Matwa Oct 6, 2010 06:29 AM

                                                                                I remember those cookies. Was browsing looking for them. The best shortbread cookies! In the blue can you used to have to open with a can opener, before they changed to the pull top. The can has a plastic cover for when you opened the can. And a picture of a Danish girl with cap on her head, and paper dividers between layers of the most delicious cookies!
                                                                                Have looked for then for years, with no luck. If anyone finds them, let me know!

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                                                                                  STCCC Dec 6, 2010 07:00 AM

                                                                                  I cannot tell you how happy I am to discover so many ppl out there that loves this cookies too. I am a cookie monster. I live in Singapore, and my mum used to buy cans n cans of those cookies for us when I was little. Soooo delicious and just melt in you mouth. And, then it gone out of the market.

                                                                                  For the past 20+ years I have been trying to look for it all over the world. I was lucky to be in a job that travels extensively. I went in search but cant find it. I thought it was Danish all along. At least, now I have a lead on it that it was made by an American company. I had a family reunion last week, and my sister with the super memory told me it was BADERS.....google and found this site....soooo happy!!

                                                                                  I wonder how I can get my hands on it?

                                                                                  Cookies to die for....let me know.

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                                                                                    elainebadercookiefan Nov 23, 2012 03:47 PM

                                                                                    I just left a message on the phone of Sally Bader Mackle, daughter of the cookie's inventor back in 1930's. Told her on the message that there are a lot of people trying to find if the cookies are still being made and sold. Will post here as soon as I here from her. Thanks : )

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                                                                                    msnancee2u Apr 21, 2011 10:16 PM

                                                                                    I did find the recipe for the Dutch Girl cookies if you are interested.
                                                                                    http://www.themclains.com/tm/recipes/...

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                                                                                      apexseal Dec 22, 2011 10:00 AM

                                                                                      i beleive that recipe was for Van De kamps, and not Baders.....

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                                                                                      isant67192 Dec 28, 2011 08:19 PM

                                                                                      Wow! Its 2011...2012 in a few days. I thought I was the only person in the world craving for them.No, they don't come in different shapes.I used to buy them in Puerto Rico, but now I live in Texas.No, Walmart does not have them.Please, we need updates!! There's no recipe, and yes ,you open them with a can opener and put the plastic lid back.They seem to be from Baders but its a blue can, and I love the plain ones,no chocolate.Any news??

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                                                                                        John E. Dec 28, 2011 08:44 PM

                                                                                        The Aldi stores have them pretty cheap. They are the Danish cookies. DFW is littered with Aldi stores.

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                                                                                          isant67192 Dec 28, 2011 09:14 PM

                                                                                          Oh really? hum,I'll check and will let you'all know.Thank you.

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                                                                                            Giomara Mar 10, 2012 05:10 AM

                                                                                            Hi, my name is Giomara. Like a lot of people,
                                                                                            I'm looking for the cookies. Let me know if you found them in the store John E. told you. Thanks from the Virgin Islands

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                                                                                        CptHarold Jan 21, 2012 03:34 PM

                                                                                        Hi. I am also in Puerto Rico and for some reason, I cannot just forget those great tasting cookies. The can was coffee like, blue, can opener opened. I still from time to time keep searching the net for this cookies and that is how I arrived here. Hope to get more information on where to get those great cookies again.
                                                                                        Regards,
                                                                                        Harold

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                                                                                          isant67192 Jan 22, 2012 11:14 AM

                                                                                          Hey People!!!!!!!!!! 2012 now! I checked ALDIS , and Nooo! Those are not our cookies.

                                                                                          Also mom went to PR and just looked in two stores only :-( so, she didn't find them. I called that number, but not during work hours, so... I encourage u to call too. I will try to call (206) 325-5050 - or see addresses above on Dec 28,2011 Good luck!!

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                                                                                            John E. Jan 22, 2012 11:37 AM

                                                                                            The Danish shortbread cookies in the blue tin are a seasonal item only at Aldi, at least that has been my observation. I would guess that if a call went out to locate a recipe for these cookies, someone would come through.

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                                                                                              julesrules Mar 10, 2012 05:24 AM

                                                                                              I have never seen the Danish cookies come in a tin that requires a can opener, which is what these people are describing.

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                                                                                                John E. Mar 10, 2012 09:04 AM

                                                                                                I really do not know to what kind of cookies it is which CptHarold is referring. The cookies in the blue tin that were in the Aldi stores in Minnesota at Christmas time were in the typical tin with an easily removable and replaceable lid. Larger tins such as these may have pretzels or flavored popcorn in them which are also for sale at Christmas. I believe these cookies imported from Denmark are more difficult to locate at other times of the year.

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                                                                                              elainebadercookiefan Nov 23, 2012 11:22 AM

                                                                                              Hi ! Have you found the cookies yet? if you do please let me know! thanks!

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                                                                                                John E. Nov 23, 2012 11:39 AM

                                                                                                Somewhere upthread is a post from the grandson of Bader and it says the cookies are no longer being made.

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                                                                                                  elainebadercookiefan Nov 23, 2012 03:20 PM

                                                                                                  Thank you John : ). The thing is that i found the name of the guys that started it all back in the 1930's but it wasnt the same name as that post, , also a friend of mine told me she saww the can in a supermarket last year in Puerto Rico, so i keep searching till I find congruent information, is not that I dont trust either one, is more like I will do anything to get to the bottom of this, I would love to talk to the grandson and see if maybe somebody in the family started the business again, because in the information I found about the original owner it says that the whole family was also in it, brothers i think... anyway thanks for the post. : )

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                                                                                                    John E. Nov 23, 2012 04:46 PM

                                                                                                    His name is Corey Bader. Didn't you just write a post saying you e-mailed a woman with Bader as her middle (suggesting it is her maiden) name?

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                                                                                                      elainebadercookiefan Nov 23, 2012 05:27 PM

                                                                                                      Icalled her phone. i found it on Lynkin. I assume is the daughter. will see : )

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                                                                                                        The Dairy Queen Nov 23, 2012 05:31 PM

                                                                                                        If you do succeed in getting a copy of the recipe, please come back and paraphrase it for all of us! Good luck!

                                                                                                        ~TDQ

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                                                                                            latecnica Apr 9, 2012 02:14 PM

                                                                                            Who can forget those cookies!!! they are the quintisentially of what a shortbread should be!
                                                                                            they are light and flacky, and that amazing and fresh taste of the shortening used! and the vacuum sound that makes when you pinched the can with the can opener.
                                                                                            Wow, how to get a can full of those fresh shortbread

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                                                                                              agent385 Aug 8, 2012 01:43 PM

                                                                                              Yes these are the best cookies ever made. I feel so bad for people who have never had the chance to try them. And I feel bad for everyone like us who have had them and can't get them anymore!!!! :(

                                                                                            2. Ruthie789 Aug 9, 2012 04:33 PM

                                                                                              http://www.walgreens.com/store/c/roya...
                                                                                              These are usually available year round but not in a coffee tin.

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                                                                                                vblanco Aug 9, 2012 07:39 PM

                                                                                                If you are a Bader's lover, never, but never can compare that Danish cookies with Bader's!!!!!!!

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                                                                                                  Ruthie789 Aug 10, 2012 05:24 AM

                                                                                                  I have never heard of Bader's but will seek them out. Not sure if have in Canada but we do have many of the British, Scottish options of butter cookies.

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                                                                                                    elainebadercookiefan Nov 23, 2012 11:22 AM

                                                                                                    You are right, I have looked for them since I moved away from Puerto Rico, I used to eat them as a child, Iam now 53 and have not seen one for over 30 years!!! finding this cookies is in my bucket list, joined this chowhound blog just to post this comment and to try to find out if it is a fact that they came from Seattle and that they dont make them anymore... it would be horrible, to let go to waist such a wonderful recipe... anybody knows anythingelse about it? thanks : )

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                                                                                                    latecnica Aug 12, 2012 06:25 AM

                                                                                                    is a sacrilege to compare those danish cookies with our blue tin can shortbreads

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                                                                                                      Ruthie789 Aug 12, 2012 02:52 PM

                                                                                                      Please grant me MERCY on my transgression!

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                                                                                                        elainebadercookiefan Nov 23, 2012 03:50 PM

                                                                                                        I agree, there is nothing like those cookies...

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                                                                                                      lilmomma Oct 5, 2012 02:49 AM

                                                                                                      So....do we still have no idea where to buy these cookies? I want to try them!

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                                                                                                        John E. Oct 5, 2012 10:04 AM

                                                                                                        The post from corbader on August 08, 2010 provides the information about why these cookies are no longer available.

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                                                                                                        Hlin07 Oct 6, 2012 08:42 AM

                                                                                                        The shortbread cookies can posted by Maroz brings back great memories. Surely the recipe must still be in the family. It really is the most delicious cookies ever. Maybe it should be in the Guiness book of records or something-most beloved cookie!. Or perhaps the family would come over to Singapore (that's where I am now, but I first tasted it in Penang, Malaysia) and hold a series of baking classes, in memory of that great man who started it all...wishful thinking! Hlin07

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                                                                                                          elainebadercookiefan Nov 23, 2012 03:24 PM

                                                                                                          Good idea!!!

                                                                                                        2. rockandroller1 Dec 13, 2012 04:17 PM

                                                                                                          I grew up on the "other" blue tin cookies mentioned in the thread but these sound even better. Wish they were still being made so I could try them.

                                                                                                          My dad always bought me a tin of the other cookies at christmastime so I buy myself a tin every year in remembrance of him. I introduced my toddler to them this year as well, hoping it will stick as a tradition and that these don't get discontinued too.

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                                                                                                            arponero Feb 8, 2013 08:47 AM

                                                                                                            si las consigues pls let me know.

                                                                                                             
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                                                                                                              ealfredo57 Nov 30, 2013 04:36 PM

                                                                                                              Yo me apunto en la lista!

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                                                                                                                mattieclair Mar 6, 2014 06:34 PM

                                                                                                                I have seen many Bader's tins, but never one that read "American". Where did it come from?

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                                                                                                                  JNRassociates Mar 7, 2014 02:12 AM

                                                                                                                  Bader's were made in America in Washington. I am not sure if they were made anywhere else.

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                                                                                                                    JNRassociates Mar 7, 2014 02:20 AM

                                                                                                                    BADER'S DUTCH BISCUIT CO., INC., a Washington corporation,.
                                                                                                                    They were made in America. They were good cookies. The owner passed away and the company was closed. They no longer make them.

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                                                                                                                      mattieclair Mar 7, 2014 09:06 AM

                                                                                                                      These things I know, however, the can had always read, "Bader's DUTCH Shortbread", not American! Is that your can in the picture?

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                                                                                                                        JNRassociates Mar 10, 2014 02:15 AM

                                                                                                                        The blue can is not mine. The red can is.

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                                                                                                                    mattieclair Mar 23, 2014 01:33 PM

                                                                                                                    Hi there, I am interested to know where you are from in that your shortbread can is different from others. It does not say Dutch, but instead , American.

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                                                                                                                    pake4pls Jan 13, 2014 10:10 PM

                                                                                                                    I just ate some shortbread cookies and it didn't taste that good, but it did bring back memories of Bader's Dutch Shortbread cookies, so I googled and found this thread. I grew up in Hilo and you could buy the blue can of Baders at KTA. Those cookies were so light and creamy, melts in your mouth, the best shortbread. I ate a whole can by myself. It seems that we all remember Bader's but it can't be found anywhere.

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                                                                                                                      kalilea Jan 13, 2014 11:55 PM

                                                                                                                      Hey there. I'm from Hilo too! I remember getting them from Longs. It brings back memories from my childhood too. I loved them!

                                                                                                                      It's too bad that they don't make them any more. The closest I've found is from Hanalima bakery here on Kauai, but still it doesn't compare. I think some people are trying to get in touch with family members to see if they could get the recipe.

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                                                                                                                        pake4pls Jan 14, 2014 06:17 PM

                                                                                                                        I googled Dutch shortbread and there is a shortbread cookie made in Holland. Hopefully someone will try to replicate Bader's. It was so good. Small world, I didn't think there were many people from Hilo.

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                                                                                                                      Jozelle Mar 6, 2014 11:18 AM

                                                                                                                      I am assuming that you mean "Christmas". Also, I think the cookies you're talking about are 'Royal Dansk'.

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                                                                                                                        vblanco Mar 6, 2014 12:39 PM

                                                                                                                        Royal Dansk are a cheaper cookie that NEVER can compare with Baders's!!!!

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