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looking for parve dairy free cookies that are in supermarkets

cherylp3 Jan 2, 2008 11:38 AM

Again mostly looking for stuff I can get pre packaged from a supermarket.

Most of the sugar free stuff in the cookie aisle is ou-d - I'm looking for parve dairy free cookies.

I found D-Liteful Baking Company at my local store. Looking for others.

Thanks Cheryl

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    DeisCane RE: cherylp3 Jan 2, 2008 11:44 AM

    Where are you? What supermarkets?

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      GilaB RE: DeisCane Jan 2, 2008 12:38 PM

      In the New York area, at least, the most common pareve cookie is Stella D'Oro's Swiss Fudge Cookies. There was outcry and a serious drop in sales about 5-6 years ago when they tried to make them with a cheaper, dairy chocolate. They aren't sugar-free; you were unclear in your post as to whether that was necessary for you.

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        cherylp3 RE: DeisCane Jan 2, 2008 05:52 PM

        I'm in Orlando Florida - but I have relatives in Stoughton MA and in Queeens NY that I could call on to get me stuff

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          gigig99 RE: cherylp3 Jan 4, 2008 01:26 PM

          I was at our local CVS pharmacy this morning(NJ) and all the Stella D'Oros cookies were labeled kosher pareve. I'm surprised they wouldn't sell them in Florida.

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            Kosher Critic RE: cherylp3 Jan 7, 2008 05:20 PM

            My local Stop & Shop carries pareve Kinneret frozen ready-to-bake chocolate chip cookies.

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          hanistor RE: cherylp3 Jan 3, 2008 05:26 AM

          Shoprite now has a line of "mini" cookies (under their own ShopRite brand) that are OU - Parve, pas yisroel and yoshon. They have chocolate-chip and a couple of other flavors. The CC cookies, at least, are excellent. And they are very inexpensive.

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            gigig99 RE: hanistor Jan 3, 2008 11:58 AM

            hanistor,
            Do you know the specific name of the "mini" cookies? I'd love to go to my shoprite and ask for them. Are they located in the bakery section or the cookie section?

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              hanistor RE: gigig99 Jan 5, 2008 06:17 PM

              They are called (surprise) Shoprite mini chocolate-chip cookies & they are located in the cookie section.

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                EvanM RE: hanistor Jan 5, 2008 08:31 PM

                I tried the shoprite cookies, about as mediocre as any cheap cookies I have ever tasted. As long as you just need any cookie and don't have to taste them they would be fine!

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            bfarkas RE: cherylp3 Jan 3, 2008 06:38 PM

            Supermarkets generally don't carry lines of pareve cookies, because the national brands carried in supermarkets are all milchig (aside from Stella D'oro, as mentioned). But if your local supermarket has a kosher section or aisle, you might check there for the "Jewish" brands, which will be pareve. You'll find the most pareve lines in the Jewish supermarkets, in every large Jewish neighborhood. . You can also find them in health food stores, which stock them to satisfy the needs of their dairy-free customers.

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              GrillNextDoor RE: cherylp3 Jan 5, 2008 02:08 PM

              Try Natural Ovens-- made in WI, hashgacha from the CRC in Chicago. www.naturalovens.com, if not in your supermarket. Not cheap, but quite good.

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                gigig99 RE: GrillNextDoor Jan 5, 2008 03:46 PM

                Trader Joe's has kosher pareve merangue cookies.

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                gigig99 RE: cherylp3 Jan 6, 2008 04:46 AM

                I was shoprite yesterday and I found cookies in the bakery section, I think they were called "Scottos" and they were Kosher pareve and they looked amazing(don't know about taste), they looked like bakery cookies you buy by the pound. I think if they are still selling them next month, I'll be buying them for our school dinner. They were $6.99 for what looked like 2 lbs.

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                  kipahmom RE: cherylp3 Jan 7, 2008 05:02 PM

                  Do the cookies need to have certification?

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                    cherylp3 RE: kipahmom Jan 8, 2008 04:37 AM

                    Yes since I need them for oneg for a Conservative temple

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                    Bugg Superstar RE: cherylp3 Jul 9, 2008 12:28 PM

                    perhaps french twists would work? they are at many grocery stores and sometimes even the 99 cents store.

                    http://www.barrysbakery.com/frenchtwi...

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                      Bzdhkap RE: cherylp3 Jul 22, 2008 06:01 AM

                      I know that these aren't available in regular supermarkets, but I just wanted to give a heads up about Fuesengold chocolate shortcake cookies that are available in some kosher supermarkets. They are packaged cookies imported from Holland, and are head and shoulders above any other packaged pareve cookie I've ever tasted. Stella D'Oro Swiss Fudge cookies aren't even in the same league.

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                        ferret RE: cherylp3 Jul 22, 2008 08:04 AM

                        Matt's cookies, available in the midwest and online, are hands down the best commercial parve cookies ever made.

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                          GrillNextDoor RE: ferret Jul 25, 2008 12:38 PM

                          ITA-- snacking on oatmeal raisin right now.

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                          midasgold RE: cherylp3 Jul 22, 2008 12:26 PM

                          I've seen at many supermarkets across the U.S.A - usually in the produce section, of all places - (U) Parve ladyfingers and (U) Parve small spongecake cups (for strawberry shortcake, I suppose). I'm not sure about the brand name and, if fact, the product may be sold under several different brands... but I've consistently found these two products in supermarkets in the most unlikely of places around the country, and they always have been (U) Parve.

                          Also, Jennie's macaroons kosher [I believe (U) or Kof-K] Parve; they're available in many flavors at health food stores across the country.

                          Scotto's cookes are Kof-K Parve, and they're available at some supermarkets as well as National Wholesale Liquidators.

                          -Midas

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                            midasgold RE: cherylp3 Aug 1, 2008 12:11 PM

                            Today in a Key Foods supermarket, I spotted SPECIALTY BAKERS' brand Lady Fingers and chocolate and vanilla small sponge cake bases (for filling with strawberries, dairy or parve ice cream, etc.). All are certified (U) parve, and are usually sold in the produce (!) or bakery section. I've seen these products in supermarkets all over the country, including Tennessee and New York.

                            Check out www.sbiladyfingers.com

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