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Aug 28, 2012 03:54 PM

Does anybody remember the name of this cookie?

I hope someone can help me. I write a blog, and I want to write as part of a "Products I Miss" post a cookie I enjoyed in the early 70's. It was a sugar cookie about 3 inches in diameter, with a hole in the middle, swirly pattern on the front, with a scalloped edge. It may have been made by Nabisco, but I'm not sure about that. It was def not the Nabisco Butter Cookie, which were smaller and not swirly. If anyone knows the name of the cookie, I would appreciate knowing it. In my wildest dreams if I can find the name, I'd also like to find/create a mock-up. Thanks for any help anyone out there can give!

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  1. Royal Dansk has one in its collection that meets that physical description

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    1. re: newJJD

      No, I'm remembering them too - they were our favorite butter cookies, in fact. Perfectly round, about 1/8" thick, so unlike the Royal Dansk ones they were basically flat disks. As I recall they came in a tray, like a lot of crackers do. And I'm coming up as short on brand here as Mariposa is …

      1. re: Will Owen

        Sunshine, maybe? This does sound familiar...

    2. Not sure where you ate yours, but I grew up in Chicago and we enjoyed similar plain cookies--a regional type, I believe. Identical to your description, they were very thin with edges scalloped and stamped with name and circular designs and ridges. Salerno Butter Cookies came in a blue box with stacks of five or six cookies in paper wrappers. The company sponsored the TV show Garfield Goose. I remember wearing them like rings on my fingers and nibbling carefully until they disappeared.

      1. No, it's def not the Salerno/Nabisco. Nor the others, although they look delicious. Like Will said, the ones I'm thinking of were very thin, yes about 1/8" inch thick is right, I'd say, with scalloped edges, and each scallop had a spiral in it, I think. That's what I meant by "swirly". For what it's worth, I think I remember them coming in a pink and clear cellophane wrapped thing, with three sections filled with about 6 cookies each. Does that jog any memories?

          1. Oops j2togashi guessed that already. They're so delicious, definitely miss those things.