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Pepperidge Farm

Everything they do is dry dry dry. Dry as the pope's butthole.

by Anonymousreply 6707/13/2013

The frozen coconut cake is my kryptonite.

by Anonymousreply 104/25/2010

OP is Donna Mills.

I love Pepperidge Farm. I miss the Capri and Lido cookies.

by Anonymousreply 304/25/2010

Their 'Chessmen' cookies are a better than decent shortbread cookie, and not 'dry' -- there are better certainly, but of the Pepperidge Farm cornucopia of products, I'll stick by these.

by Anonymousreply 404/25/2010

The bread is dry and crumbly.

by Anonymousreply 504/25/2010

I love Pepperidge Farm products. The frozen cakes and cookies...yum.

by Anonymousreply 604/25/2010

Chessmen are a scam! A set of chessmen is 32 pieces, yet there are only 24 cookies in the package.

by Anonymousreply 704/25/2010

"Dry as the pope's butthole."

Bad as analogy. The pope's butthole is kept well-lubricated at all times with a special lube made from the tears of deaf boys.

by Anonymousreply 804/25/2010

OP, it's obvious you've been outvoted here.

by Anonymousreply 904/25/2010

[quote]Oh and their Chessmen.

The horsehead drives me wild!!!

by Anonymousreply 1004/25/2010

Uh, thanks for making me think of the pope's butthole, OP. And connecting it with Pepperidge Farm goodies. Why, dear God, why?

by Anonymousreply 1104/25/2010

The Verona cookies are good, but everything they make is horribly overpriced.

by Anonymousreply 1204/25/2010

That old New Englander who did the Pepperidge Farm commercials was gay. A friend did work on his house and his manager lived together and there was only one QUEEN sized bed in the house! I joke you not...

The Tim Tams from Australia are great cookies(now being imported by sister company Pepperidge Farms into the US) for all of you who haven't tried them yet.

by Anonymousreply 1304/25/2010

is it still around? I haven't seen it in years.

by Anonymousreply 1404/25/2010

What are some other good brands?

by Anonymousreply 1504/25/2010

This recipe is the best and highest use of Chessman cookies.

by Anonymousreply 1604/25/2010

Ummm, love their coconut cake too. Another favorite (discontinued) was Nassau, a chocolate/peanut butter cookie.

by Anonymousreply 1704/25/2010

I love their milk chocolate Milano cookies, can eat an entire package in one sitting. No, I'm not fat. I buy them every few months.

by Anonymousreply 1804/25/2010

Mint Milanos. Mmmmm.

by Anonymousreply 1904/25/2010

I love the entire Milano line.

And I grew up on those delicious Ginger Man cookies.

by Anonymousreply 2004/25/2010

[quote]I love the entire Milano line.

To die for.

[quote]And I grew up on those delicious Ginger Man cookies.

They kill people in their sleep, you know.

by Anonymousreply 2104/25/2010

More on the molasses cookies.

by Anonymousreply 2204/25/2010

Obvious pr trolls. I wonder how many people with dry mouth have choked to death trying to eat a Pepperidge farm sandwich.

by Anonymousreply 2304/25/2010

Molasses Crisp were the best cookies ever but they were discontinued years ago.

by Anonymousreply 2404/25/2010

[quote]Molasses Crisp were the best cookies ever but they were discontinued years ago. Discontinued? I heard it was suicide.

by Anonymousreply 2504/25/2010

Milanos dipped in champagne, ahhh. I love their Milanos.

by Anonymousreply 2604/25/2010

Does anyone know what happened to these cookies I don't know what they were called but they were basically rolled up Milano cookies like tubes with nothing in them? I can't find them anywhere now except in that giant package of assorted cookies but I could've sworn they used to be sold just by themselves at one point.

by Anonymousreply 2704/25/2010

R27, were they sold in round tin cans? I seem to recall my mom having some.

by Anonymousreply 2804/25/2010

R28, no, I don't mean the pirouettes (sp?), I mean the rolled-up cookie in this photo. I think either I'm remembering wrong and they were never available by themselves or they've been discontinued.

by Anonymousreply 2904/25/2010

I love their Alyssa Milano cookies.

by Anonymousreply 3004/25/2010

W&W r30!

Although I did hear that they came with something 'extra special' which sent some people to the hospital.

by Anonymousreply 3104/25/2010

R29, I remember those types of cookies(don't know if they were PF or not), but I haven't seen them in years.

by Anonymousreply 3204/25/2010

The recipe in R16 is indeed very, very good. It's actually the only Paula Deen recipe I consider successful.

However, I suggest making it a day before you're going to eat it because it tastes much better if it sits at least overnight. If you mix it all up and eat it right away, you often get an overwhelming taste of the cream cheese, which will put you off of trying it again later.

Oh, and whip your own cream instead of using Cool Whip. I mean, you can use Cool Whip and it's ok, but why not make your own?

by Anonymousreply 3304/26/2010

I agree - dry, crumbly, overpriced crap. Even Girl Scout cookies are better and I hate those too.

But does anyone remember their diet bread from the 70s/80s? It was 40 calories a slice and each slice was about a third the thickness of regular bread. It tended to be dry too, but I liked the thinness.

by Anonymousreply 3404/26/2010

Ahem. WET!

by Anonymousreply 3504/26/2010

Goldfish are not wet. Goldfish are as dry as sandpaper.

by Anonymousreply 3604/26/2010

Pass by the PF cookies and go straight for the LU section. Less Frankeningredients than PF.

The Petit Ecoliers are very good, but the Petite Madeleines are divine. Divine, I tell you!

by Anonymousreply 3704/26/2010

What brand is LU?

by Anonymousreply 3804/26/2010

LU is an old French brand but was bought out by Kraft a couple of years ago. They haven't fucked up the brand as of yet.

by Anonymousreply 3904/26/2010

Thank you, those cookies look good.

by Anonymousreply 4004/26/2010

The only PF cookies I like are the ones called Sausalito. I could eat my weight in those.

by Anonymousreply 4104/26/2010

Ooh, the LU Petit Ecoliers are super-yummy - and cute too! Haven't tried Petit Madeleines before.

by Anonymousreply 4204/26/2010

Decades ago, Pepperidge Farm baked cookies and cakes with real butter, eggs and other fresh ingredients. Sometimes in the 1960s, the company was sold to Campbell Soups. The decline in quality stared at that time.

by Anonymousreply 4304/26/2010

Stared at what? Their newfound profits?

by Anonymousreply 4404/26/2010

R27, if you don't mind spending a lot of money for those plain rolled wafer cookies, check out Yoku Moku, a Japanese cookie company. Their stuff is made to be given as gifts so it's pricey. Good stuff, though and no "frankeningredients" as a previous poster cleverly named them.

Check out the listing of stores selling their stuff in the U.S.

by Anonymousreply 4504/26/2010

Our store only carries Petit Ecolier. I love some with strong coffee. We also get Waffeletten wafers, and I have made people mad by openly referring to them as "Luft Wafer Cookies".

by Anonymousreply 4604/26/2010

I remember eating PF apple turnovers when I was a kid. My dad had a weak spot for them. I always enjoyed it when he brought a box home from the grocery store. Haven't had them in years now.

by Anonymousreply 4704/26/2010

I love Pepperidge Farms cookies.

I would sell my would sell my soul for a giant bag of Chessmen and Dark Chocolate Orange Milanos.

However, I do thing their breads always seem stale and dry when compared to other items in the same price range. Especially their superthin sliced white or wheat. Just dry as all get out.

by Anonymousreply 4804/26/2010

When I was a kid I liked those turnovers too, R47. I was always burning my mouth on the super-hot filling because I wanted to eat them right out of the oven while they were still very puffy and crispy.

by Anonymousreply 4904/26/2010

The bread is dry because it's baked in central locations then shipped out frozen. It is by no means fresh like even the crappy french loaves baked in house by supermarkets.

by Anonymousreply 5004/26/2010

No love for PF's Bordeaux cookies? I would think they'd get a vote for the name alone. Not to mention their deliciousness.

I grew up on LU Petite Beurres and still love them.

by Anonymousreply 5104/26/2010


by Anonymousreply 5204/26/2010

Thanks for the info R45 but oriental-made desserts always taste kind of funky to me. I'll stick with the Milanos, but thanks anyway.

by Anonymousreply 5304/28/2010

Does Pepperidge Farms make Madeleines?

by Anonymousreply 5412/02/2012

Nothing like the smell of freshly baked cookies!

by Anonymousreply 5512/02/2012

My parents bought Pepperidge Farms frozen turnovers when I was a kid. I loved those things when I was a kid, so tried them again as an adult. No joy.

by Anonymousreply 5612/02/2012

There were never enough cookies in those sealed bags with the crinkly paper cups in them.

by Anonymousreply 5712/02/2012

[quote]Our store only carries Petit Ecolier.

You only have one store available to you, R46?

by Anonymousreply 5812/02/2012

I love anything made on a farm. It just tastes fresher.

by Anonymousreply 5912/02/2012

And now they make Milano CAKE.

by Anonymousreply 6012/02/2012

I like Bordeaux, R51.

by Anonymousreply 6112/02/2012

I'm sure they spend more on the puffy packaging than those sawdust things they crank out. It makes fraus think they're eating something 'exclusive', a cut above the rest.

by Anonymousreply 6212/02/2012

I have been eating these pastries for years. I have noticed in the last 3-4 years that the pastry is not as flaky or tasty. Has there been change in the recipe?

by Anonymousreply 6302/12/2013

Of all the Pepperidge Farms cookies (current and discontinued) the best of all-time were the Nassau's...hands-down, second-to-none and bar-none!

by Anonymousreply 6407/12/2013

The Easter bunny used to bring me milanos in my Easter basket. And still til this day my mom sends an easte package and it always has a package of milanos in it.

by Anonymousreply 6507/12/2013

OP needs to slapped across his rude face with a bag of their delicious Raisin Swirl Bread. It is like crack.

by Anonymousreply 6607/12/2013

Are their Pirouettes still around? Used to love those things with ice cream. Their Veri-Thin sliced white bread makes great bread pudding(thank you Maida Heatter) Hard to find though, I always have to ask the store to get the delivery guy to bring in a few loaves for me. I make a BIG bread pudding.

by Anonymousreply 6707/13/2013
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