You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. Markie reached out to Oreo, which confirmed the horrible news that Red Velvet Oreos were not returning to shelves as of this moment. We just couldn’t believe it, so we reached out too, and sure enoughit’s true.
There have been many flavors of Oreos that have been discontinued over the years, and we are taking the time to wistfully remember their deliciousness. Here are some Oreo flavors we will unfortunately never get to try again. Lemon Meringue and Uh-Oh! Oreos
The latter became the Golden Oreo that we know and love today, but its chocolate counterpart was eventually pulled off the shelves. In 1984, Nabisco took “more is better” to a new extreme with the introduction of the Oreo Big Stuf, which was about 10 times the size of a normal Oreo.
Nabisco created a backstory for the product and depicted it in a commercial, which shows a worker at the Oreo factory accidentally breaking the machine. The mishap results in inverted Oreos, with chocolate replacing vanilla in the cream filling and vice-versa for the cookie layers. A year later, these Oreos were rebranded to “Golden Uh-Oh!
Why are cookies discontinued?
The cookies have been discontinued as of this year in order to make way for all sorts of new stuff. Because it’s very freshly 2020, you might still be able to see these in stores for a bit longer, so stock up when you do. Looks like they’re still being sold on A mazon for the time being, as well.
Markie reached out to Oreo, which confirmed the horrible news that Red Velvet Oreos were not returning to shelves as of this moment.
What is the flavor of Oreo Red Velvet?
Like the cake it’s named after, Oreo red velvet sandwich cookies feature a cream cheese frosting creme filling in between two red velvet cookies. Like red velvet cake, the cookies are sweet and tangy with the characteristic cocoa flavor. These chocolate sandwich cookies are great on their own, but add a glass of milk and you’ve got yourself a real treat! Let’s not forget Oreo is milk’s favorite cookie.
To make your own red velvet wafer cookies at home combine all-purpose flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, salt, butter, egg, and liquid red food coloring. Combine and shape into balls, then press down with the bottom of a drinking glass.
Why are Oreos discontinued?
A rep for Oreo told the publication that Red Velvet Oreos were being discontinued to make room for other new flavors and products. But it’s hard to let go of an Oreo that tasted like one of the most delicious and well-known cakes, and some consumers are still begging for its return.
The Lemon Meringue flavor was discontinued in the 1920s, according to TIME. The regular Oreo has stood the test of time, but fans of the cookie can’t help but wonder what the other classic flavor tasted like. Vanilla-flavored Oreos are common today, but back in 2003, they were still a novel concept.
Here are some Oreo flavors we will unfortunately never get to try again. Lemon Meringue and Uh-Oh! Oreos. When Oreos first debuted in the early 20th century, Nabisco not only released the original but also Lemon Meringue — vanilla cookies with a tart and creamy center based on lemon meringue pie.
Nabisco developed a new kind of Oreo that year: chocolate cream sandwiched between two vanilla biscuits — dubbed the Uh-Oh! Oreo. Nabisco created a backstory for the product and depicted it in a commercial, which shows a worker at the Oreo factory accidentally breaking the machine.
And with the release of new USDA dietary guidelines and the Food Pyramid in the ’80s, people became more health-conscious and less willing to treat themselves to a gigantic Oreo that contained 316 calories and 13 grams of fat. But in today’s world of viral food challenges, the Big Stuf would fit right in.
Nabisco mixed things up with the release of the Double Delight Oreo in 1987. The cookie’s filling was one half chocolate, one half peanut butter (which honestly sounds like the best of both worlds to us).
Chocolate” and another type of Uh-Oh! Oreo was also created but with vanilla filling instead, as seen in Mental Floss. The latter became the Golden Oreo that we know and love today, but its chocolate counterpart was eventually pulled off the shelves.