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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!


  1. bitsubeats 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)

    1. deborah24 May 2, 2008 12:25 PM

      I luuurrve those cookies.

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        gskpbond May 2, 2008 09:28 AM

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

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          Shayna Madel 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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            Rick Mar 19, 2008 10:12 AM

            Otis Spunkmeyer


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            1. re: Rick
              doberlady Mar 19, 2008 04:00 PM

              Oh wow! I loved the Linden buttercrunch ones!!

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              LisaN Mar 19, 2008 10:04 AM

              Were they Peggy Lawton?

              Found a picture of some of their packaging here

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              1. re: LisaN
                kimeats Mar 19, 2008 10:06 AM

                No they were the linden cookies
                picture here:

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                dagwood 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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                1. re: dagwood
                  Rick Mar 19, 2008 10:11 AM

                  Otis Spunkmeyer?

                2. 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:

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                  1. re: kimeats
                    dagwood 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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