Monday, September 17, 2012

Candy Corn Oreo Craze: Does it live up to its hype?

The internet is abuzz today with a photo of Candy Corn Oreos making the rounds. The Oreo camp has confirmed to HuffPost Food that they are indeed real and they will be available exclusively at Target for a suggested retail price of $3.59.

The cookie is a limited edition (Halloween season, clearly) and several blogs are racing to try them (stay tuned, we've got people ON IT as well. Our friends at Foodbeast snagged some). From the looks of the product shot, the cream center is half orange and half yellow. There's a strange amount of excitement going on about these, but we wonder if it is sheer amazement or sheer horror. If they are anything as good as Birthday Cake Oreos, we're in.

Foodbeast managed to get their hands on a package at a local Target and found that the Oreos tasted pretty much like frosting:

If no one had told you they were candy corn flavor, chances are you would have never guessed it was themed after the popular Halloween candy. There’s a slight hint of candy corn flavoring, but it’s almost indistinguishable from birthday cake frosting flavors.

Source: Huffington Post

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