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Biscoff Cookies (The Airline Cookie) Anywhere in LA?

Hi All,

A dear friend and coworker is moving on to medical school next month so we wanted to get her something special. A little off the beaten path, but she adores Biscoff cookies (aka The Airline Cookie) and can not find them anywhere in LA. When she flies, I think, Delta and United, they're served on board so she hordes them but when her stash is gone, it's gone!

Amazon sells them but I was hoping to find them somewhere locally.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Suebee

http://www.amazon.com/Gourmet-Center-...

http://www.biscoff.com/gourmet/shop

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  1. I've seen them at Walgreens. 2 packages for $5.00, if they're on sale. (Each pack is 8.8 oz - 250 gms)

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    1. re: Mr. Roboto

      Really? Can I ask which Walgreen's you've seen them at? Thanks!

      1. re: Suebee

        Walgreen's at 20th and Wilshire in Santa Monica has em.

        I've also seen em in CVS at 26th and Santa Monica Blvd.

        1. re: Emme

          Wow, this is great! Thanks you guys!

          1. re: Suebee

            Squeeze a little fresh lime juice on the Biscoff cookie and you will find that it tastes amazingly like Key Lime Pie. (A flight attendant told me this and it really works).

            1. re: maudies5

              Thanks, I'll pass the idea onto my friend.

        2. re: Suebee

          I've seen them at various Walgreens in the San Gabriel Valley.

          You can also order on-line:

          http://www.walgreens.com/store/produc...

          1. re: Mr. Roboto

            I've GOT to get some. Dorie Greenspan has an awesome-sounding recipe in her new French cookbook for a sauce with chicken breasts using these cookies and creme fraiche, I believe. I'm off to Walgreens!!!

            1. re: sbacktalk

              Just be aware that things may have changed at Walgreens as it relates to them carrying these cookies in the 5 years since this post/thread was put up here on the LA CH board.

              1. re: Servorg

                Walgreens still has 'em. At least the one on Foothill in Arcadia...

      2. Biscoff are actually traditional Belgian cookies called "Speculoos", made by Lotus. If you cannot find them but your local Ralph's or Von's sells LU cookies, look for the type called "Bastogne", it's similar to Biscoff. Maybe a bit thicker. But more expensive than the Walgreens deal mentioned by Mr Roboto.
        In Belgium they give you one when you order coffee, and it' the perfect pairing, IMHO.

        Now I have to check my local Walgreens and CVS. Thanks for the info!

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        1. re: bad nono

          Concur the similarity to the LU Bastogne, though they're a little cinnamon-ier, just a little than the Biscoff. i've purchased these at Gelson's.

        2. Thank you all for your input. The speculoos from my trip to Belgium just ran out and I'm going to hightail it over to Walgreen's as soon as I can.

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          1. re: Sluggyweasel

            I just saw them last night at Ralphs on Chapman and Main in Orange, if that's closer for you.

          2. Also at Walgreens at Vermont & 6th.

            1. If you do order online, try (I couldn't see a link anywhere on the site):

              http://www.biscoff.com/miles

              It will redirect you to a link where you can punch in your frequent flier miles and earn a few with each purchase.