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Help me find this cookie sold in my schools in the 80s/90s-update! Found!

kimeats Mar 19, 2008 09:41 AM

I grew up in Baltimore and fondly remember getting a package of cookies from the school cafeterias in my youth. I got these cookies from elementary school, junior high and high school. They came in three flavors, 2 cookies to a pack. One was chocolate chip one was chocolate chocolate chip and the other was butter something, butterscotch chip?
I have been trying to find these cookies for many years.

Does this ring a bell with anyone? Your help is much appreciated.

FOUND: They were made by Linden's and they are still made!

http://www.lindencookies.com/original...

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  1. kimeats RE: kimeats Mar 19, 2008 09:53 AM

    Wow I found them! Writing this post I had a brainstorm that these were called "Buttercrunch" cookies and i found this:
    http://www.lindencookies.com/original...

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      dagwood RE: kimeats Mar 19, 2008 10:04 AM

      Funny! I was just about to post the same link! That's exactly what they were. Thanks for bringing back fond memories.

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      dagwood RE: kimeats Mar 19, 2008 09:53 AM

      I know exactly what you're talking about! I grew up in NJ in the 70s & 80s and we had them in my school too. The butter one was my favorite (I don't remember exactly what the chips were, but I don't think they were butterscotch) I distinctly remember the packages, they had big script writing on them and were clear and brown, I think. I still see them in delis from time to time....I'm going to think on it and see if I can remember what they were.

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        Rick RE: dagwood Mar 19, 2008 10:11 AM

        Otis Spunkmeyer?

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        LisaN RE: kimeats Mar 19, 2008 10:04 AM

        Were they Peggy Lawton?

        Found a picture of some of their packaging here
        http://www.flickr.com/photos/blazenho...

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          kimeats RE: LisaN Mar 19, 2008 10:06 AM

          No they were the linden cookies
          picture here:
          http://www.lindencookies.com/Images/o...

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          Rick RE: kimeats Mar 19, 2008 10:12 AM

          Otis Spunkmeyer

          http://www.spunkmeyer.com/products/pr...

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            doberlady RE: Rick Mar 19, 2008 04:00 PM

            Oh wow! I loved the Linden buttercrunch ones!!

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            Shayna Madel RE: kimeats Mar 19, 2008 08:13 PM

            I loved those chocolate chip and the butter crunch--they were also sold in the '70's at my high school on Long Island.

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              gskpbond RE: kimeats May 2, 2008 09:28 AM

              You can buy them at COSTCO. I have purcahsed them at the one in Westbury.

              1. deborah24 RE: kimeats May 2, 2008 12:25 PM

                I luuurrve those cookies.

                1. bitsubeats RE: kimeats May 2, 2008 01:12 PM

                  I went to highschool in the mid to late 90s and i had the same ones. I went to highschool in AA county in maryland. I LOVED the chocolate chocolate chip cookies on the side with my chicken sandwich (ew)

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