Oreo variety

Where did the Oreo come from?

Ice cold milk and an Oreo cookie, they forever go together. So the jingle goes. Today we take for granted that we can walk into any supermarket and find shelves packed with our favorite cookie—the Oreo. With its chocolaty wafer cookies and creamy sweet center, these cookies are a part of American culture. As the most popular cookie today, with over 362 billion sold, the Oreo is a classic that will never go out of style. But how did the Oreo start out? Where did it get its name? Back in 1912 the Nabisco company was looking for a new cookie idea. They came up with a design that featured two chocolate discs and a cream-like center. The process began with a mound of batter and the wafers would be pressed and stamped with the company’s name and oreo cookie logo. Perhaps that’s where the Oreo name came from. Some say it’s from the Greek word “oreo” which means mound. Some say it’s Read more

Oreo Cookie Flavors Just How Many Are There?

If you’re one of the millions of fans of the Oreo cookie, then you’ll want to make sure you’ve tried them all. Oreos, those inimitable sandwich cookies with the creamy middle, come in a variety of flavors. Oreo Sandwich Cookies These are the originals. They are chocolate wafer circles on the outside and cream on the inside. This is the Oreo that started it all. Oreo Double Stuff These are Oreo wafer cookies on the outside but they have twice the creamy filling on the inside. Too much of a good thing is never enough. Oreo Golden These relative newcomers are golden Oreo wafers on the outside and cream on the inside. Many have debated whether the golden or the original is the best. You be the judge. Oreo Springtime These seasonal Oreos come with the original chocolate wafers on the outside and a yellow, fresh spring colored cream on the inside. Grab them fast Read more