Special Edition Keebler Cookies – Toasted Coconut

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Good morning you beautiful popsicles, how are you all today? On one of my many trips to the Wals of Marts, I spotted these on a little promotional island type deal that they have adjacent to the dairy section and their cookies and crackers. Usually this just houses the run of the mill products like an over abundance of Wheat Thins or Circus Animal cookies, but to my surprise, one side was packed with three new limited edition Keebler cookies. In the past few months, Keebler has released a myriad of new treats, but most of them have been OK. Like I would put them in my lunch as a snack OK, nothing worthy of eating the entire package in one sitting.

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I picked up one of each of the packages, despite how many cookies two of the packages had. I really hate buying large portions of new foods in case they suck, then I am stuck with bunch of food I don’t want to eat. Lucky for me, I work with a bunch of guys who will pretty much eat anything chip or cookie related and I am sure that I could “accidentally” leave whatever I wasn’t fond of in the kitchen and it would magically disappear.

I am convinced that I have seen these somewhere, but where… Hmmm.. think… OH RIGHT. Mothers cookies have a cookie that is a dang near twin in terms of looks. Wait.. all three packages of cookies look like Mothers cookie clones. Keebler, what are you trying to pull?

I started with trying the toasted coconut version first because it was the smallest package, and coconut is delicious. Open opening the package I nearly couldn’t believe my eyes. Keebler are you sure you didn’t buy Mothers cookies and start marketing them as your own? These look just like a Mothers Taffy cookie, down to the little ridges on the outside of the cookie itself. The coconut smell is present, but not overwhelming.

The cookie is airy but slightly dense – if that makes any… sense? It is crunchy and quite tasty. This is the portion of the cookie that the coconut flavoring is most present in my opinion. I tend to eat cookies that have some sort of filling in the middle by twisting it open and eating the filling first. This was no different when it came to these cookies. Unlike Mothers Taffy cookies, the filling inside of these has more of the consistency of an Oreo. I enjoyed this because I find it annoying when the cream breaks mid removal. The cream filling was good, and mostly tasted like vanilla with a hint of coconut. You know how they make the Biscoff spread? They should make spread from the inside of these cookies. YUM. Or Mothers Taffy cookies, because they taste the same.

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Texture: 4/5 – The cookie portion is crunchy and flavorful. The inner cream is slightly gritty but has the consistency of Play-Doh, rigid but pliable.

Smell: 3/5 – Some coconut food items tend to smell like a car air freshener because of all the artificial products in them, but not these guys. The cookies smell like a nice mixture of sugar and coconut.

Appearance : 1/5 – I am giving appearance low marks because it is practically a direct copy of the Mothers Taffy cookies. At least make them round or something!

Taste : 3.5/5 – These cookies are good, but they are something I have had before. I really wish Keebler would have changed the game a little by tweaking something and making it their own. These cookies are good, don’t get me wrong, but I wasn’t overly impressed. Better luck next time elves.

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6 Comments

  • Reply Robin

    While shopping the cookie aisle I noticed a new limited edition cookie by Keebler that looked a lot like what my Nana use to give us when we would visit her house. As soon as I opened the package I was back at my Nana and Pop Pop’s house as a little girl again. These cookies are fabulous! Just a glass of cold milk and these yummy cookies made my whole day brighter. MMMMMM! Thank you Keebler Elves!

    August 13, 2013 at 3:20 pm
    • Reply jules

      These are the BEST cookies ever. The sensation of eating one almost tricks you into believing that you are eating a piece of cake. Just delicious and now I can’t find them anywhere. Keebler needs this winner to be a regular line up on their popular top shelf cookies. Thank you Keebler and bring them back!

      October 23, 2013 at 12:37 pm
  • Reply deborah Frazier

    I love these cookies where can I buy them found them at walmart cant find them anymore

    September 15, 2013 at 2:59 pm
  • Reply Debbie

    These cookies are very good. Only coconut lover will appreciate them. I hope keepers will keep them around. Even minis cookie will be good. Go keebler’s !!!

    July 15, 2014 at 7:22 pm
  • Reply Cynthia

    I am a coconut lover and when i saw these I just had to try them but I could only find the in certain Walmart and know I can’t find them at all. Please, please bring them back.

    August 8, 2014 at 9:36 pm
  • Reply ARNOLD CRUSE

    Bring back the best cookies I ever had my lips on .
    Buddy.

    December 16, 2014 at 3:10 pm
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