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Surprising Duane Reade Find

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PotatoPuff Jan 11, 2011 11:35 AM

Out of sheer desperation, I bought a bag of gluten-free animal crackers at Duane Reade. (yes, I'm ashamed). But they were surprisingly the best animal crackers I've ever had! No lemony or cinnamon flavor, just buttery. They only have 1 gram of fat. The taste was surprisingly home-baked, not artificial. Too bad I bought the last bag, or I would be back to get more! No corn syrup!

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  1. ellenost RE: PotatoPuff Jan 11, 2011 11:41 AM

    OK, I'll confess that I bought a box of the most yummy maple cream cookies at Duane Reade. Who'd expect that Duane Reade makes good cookies.

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      uwsgrazer RE: ellenost Jan 11, 2011 02:07 PM

      I also bought some of those Duane Reade "delish" cookies earlier. I think I got the lemon sandwich cookies, or something similar. i agree, they were amazingly good!

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      pbjluver RE: PotatoPuff Jan 11, 2011 01:52 PM

      Duane Reade is also selling RICH TO RICHES rice pudding
      Saw it at the store on 23rd St. off Third Avenue

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        roze RE: pbjluver Jan 11, 2011 03:01 PM

        They also have Goose Island Matilda and Juliet! Who knew!

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          kathryn RE: roze Jan 11, 2011 03:05 PM

          Oh my.

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          julilouie RE: pbjluver Jan 11, 2011 04:08 PM

          What!? Amazing!

          http://exm.nr/hQ2gdp

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            PotatoPuff RE: pbjluver Jan 12, 2011 05:42 AM

            wow! fabulous! is it obnoxiously expensive?

            on another note, i'm thinking of starting a "duane reade finds" thread...

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            PotatoPuff RE: PotatoPuff Jan 12, 2011 05:48 AM

            ok, created the new thread for Duane Reade finds

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/759001

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              whitneybee RE: PotatoPuff Jan 12, 2011 07:59 AM

              Just discovered the GF animal crackers yesterday as well! I'm on a gluten-free diet, so when I ducked into Duane Reade, I really didn't think I was going to find a safe and decent-tasting snack item, but these surprised me! More cookie-like than cracker-like, and my non-GF friends enjoyed them too.

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