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Snickerdoodle at Whole Foods Market

Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in Snickerdoodle, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whole Foods Market*
NE 15th and Fremont St. – Portland



*my review pertains to this specific Whole Foods only because, in fact, not all WF cookie bakers are created equally. (I’m talking to you, WF @ NE 28th and Burnside. Over-baking your cookies and then wrapping each one up in Saran? Stop it.)

What is happening to my mouth? I suddenly crave snickerdoodles regularly. For the first time in all my cookie-eating years. 

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Maple Cream Pie at Whole Foods Market

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in Oatmeal | 8 comments

Maple Cream Pie
Whole Foods Market – Portland (Pearl District store, only.)
apx $3 (sold by weight at $7.99/lb)

To erase any confusion straight from the get-go, this is NOT, in fact, a pie.  It is, as you can see, a sandwich cookie.  One big, fat, muthafuggin sandwich cookie. I do not know why things like this –  desserts that have nothing to do with pie (like whoopie pies, for example)  – get called “pie.”  Because it’s totally not pie.

What it IS is this:  a big ass cookie. Two large oatmeal cookies, to be specific – with an obscene (i.e., way too much) amount of maple-y butter cream filling.

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