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Market Basket crispy chocolate chip cookies

Jpan99 May 8, 2013 05:19 AM

Anyone else in love with these? They are so good, taste homemade. Made with real butter. I do love a chewy cookie but sometimes you just want something crispy. These are thin, crispy and buttery. So good. Come in a package of 12. I try not to buy them often because I can't stop eating them!

They have come out with new flavors like oatmeal and lemon but I've only had the chocolate chip.

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    hargau May 8, 2013 05:53 AM

    I have not but i look at them every time i go but resist the urge! Last weekend came really close to getting them cause they were also on sale!

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      tweetie May 8, 2013 06:35 AM

      Add me to the fan club. Really amazing for supermarket cookies although they are made by Jacqueline's Gourmet cookies of Salem as are many of MB baked goods. The praline and toffee are equally mind blowing! Another good one is the thicker "gourmet" line CC cookie, again very buttery and close to homemade quality and made by Jacqueline

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      1. re: tweetie
        Jpan99 May 8, 2013 07:17 AM

        That's a little disappointing. I wanted to believe that the market was actually making really good cookies! Oh well, they are still delicious!

      2. StriperGuy May 8, 2013 06:58 AM

        I am with you, I don't like the chewy ones.

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        1. re: StriperGuy
          tweetie May 13, 2013 09:34 AM

          Checked today and noted that the chewy ones which are not bad at all are in a brown bag with gold lettering and called Simply the Best. Not to be confused with the thick ones in the clear plastic tubs. Yuck.

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          treb May 8, 2013 07:56 AM

          Yes, they're great, glad they're not cheap or I'd buy them weekly!

          1. mjg0725 May 8, 2013 07:58 AM

            Tried them once and I feel they are a far cry from the Tates Bake Shop version that they seem to be trying to imitate. You can easily find Tates cookies in Whole Foods or try Trader Joes High Brow cooies sometime (which are purportedly made by Tates and branded by TJ's). Better quality butter and chocolate IMO...

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            1. re: mjg0725
              katzzz May 10, 2013 11:41 AM

              Tates are now abundant in Shaws/Star, too.

            2. greygarious May 10, 2013 10:52 AM

              I tried them when either the enlarged Wilmington or B.urlington stores opened (can't recall which) and thought they were great. Within the following month, I bought them again and think that they had changed to a lesser-quality chip. Gave them a third try to be sure the disappointing ones weren't a fluke from a temporary shortage of the original chips. The third time was also inferior, so I will no longer buy them. I find the chocolate tastes cheap like Russell Stover. The first bag's chips tasted like Ghirardelli or comparable quality chocolate

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              1. re: greygarious
                greygarious Apr 15, 2014 12:13 PM

                I have never bought the CC ones again, but on a whim recently, got the toffee walnut. They were fantastic! So I also tried the lemon and the oatmeal walnut. The latter were as good as the toffee ones. The lemon was a little too reminiscent of Pledge furniture polish. For me, a little lemon oil goes a LONG way. They were not awful, but I would not get them again.

              2. Infomaniac May 10, 2013 07:36 PM

                Thanks....I noticed these on sale tonight at $2.99 for 12 and remembered this post and picked up 3 packs.
                Choc. chip, lemon, and Oatmeal & Walnut.
                Tried one of each tonight and really enjoyed the flavors in each one. Even at the reg. price of $3.99 I think this is a good buy for these cookies.

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                  tweetie May 11, 2013 05:12 AM

                  Yes, they go on sale every couple of weeks. Never tried the lemon or oatmeal so I can't concur but glad to hear you liked them.

                  got to love the finely tuned and nuanced palates of some chowhounds like greygarious. I think I'm pretty discerning and sensitive but posts like yours show me that I've got a lot to learn!

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                    Infomaniac May 11, 2013 07:16 AM

                    Didn't notice that post.

                    There could have been a change in the chips, don't know, but it seems a little critical dissing the chips used in a .25 to .30 cent cookie. I could see it if the cookies were costing a dollar or more each, but that's me.

                    I had one this morning to concentrate on the taste of the choc. chip and it tasted fine, Nothing off putting. It was the crispy butteryness of the cookie that I was noticing more.

                    They could be nestle toll house chips as far as I'm concerned. That's what I used 95% of the time at home.

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