REVIEW: Limited Edition Brownie Batter Oreo Cookies

Nabisco Limited Edition Brownie Batter Oreo Cookies

These Limited Edition Brownie Batter Oreo Cookies are dark.

The creme in these cookies is so dark that the cookie looks like it’s made with three chocolate wafers. These cookies are so dark that I’m afraid to eat these outside at night because if I drop one, I don’t think I can find it before the five second rule goes into effect. The cookies are so dark that I’m surprised they’re not a Sith Lord named Darth Atter.

Unlike many of the new limited edition flavors this year, Nabisco didn’t do anything special with the crunchy wafers. There’s no food coloring (red velvet). There’s no special flavor (s’mores and key lime pie). It’s the standard chocolate Oreo we all know and we all love, except for the folks who made Hydrox, and in between the wafers is a brownie batter-flavored creme.

Nabisco Limited Edition Brownie Batter Oreo Cookies Comparison

Before trying these, I wondered how different they would taste compared with Chocolate Oreo Cookies and their Jedi robe brown-colored creme. So I did something I rarely do. I bought a package of regular Chocolate Oreo. (Seriously, including the package I bought for this review, I believe I’ve only purchase Chocolate Oreo twice in my life.) And after trying the two, I have to say Brownie Batter Oreo is much better.

The extremely busy labcoat-wearing folks in the Nabisco test kitchens did a wonderful job with these cookies. The aroma that comes out of the package after opening it smells like brownie batter, and it also reminds me of the hot fudge on a McDonald’s sundae. The creme itself tastes like I’m risking the chance of getting salmonella by licking clean a wooden spoon covered with prepared brownie mix. It has a richer and fudgier flavor than the Chocolate Oreo creme. It’s delightful and I’d recommend licking it, if you’re into that.

Nabisco Limited Edition Brownie Batter Oreo Cookies Closeup

But the chocolate wafers do get in the way of the brownie batter creme. When eaten whole, I taste more of the wafers than the creme. But it does get a bit more noticeable in the aftertaste. Of course, if you were to eat these in an unconventional way, with one of the wafers removed, the brownie batter flavor definitely stands out.

If you love licking brownie batter off a spoon or, if you’re civilized, run your finger along the spoon’s head to get some of that brownie batter goodness, I think you’ll love the flavor of these Limited Edition Brownie Batter Oreo Cookies.

(Nutrition Facts – 2 cookies – 140 calories, 60 calories from fat, 6 grams of fat, 2 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans fat, 0 milligrams of cholesterol, 100 milligrams of sodium, 70 milligrams of potassium, 20 grams of carbohydrates, less than 1 gram of fiber, 13 grams of sugar, 1 gram of protein.)

Item: Limited Edition Brownie Batter Oreo Cookies
Purchased Price: N/A
Size: 10.7 oz.
Purchased at: N/A
Rating: 8 out of 10
Pros: That brownie batter creme is wonderful. Brownie batter flavor without the brownie batter hazards. Better than Chocolate Oreo. Better than Cookie Dough Oreo. Cream licking.
Cons: Wafers can get in the way of the creme’s flavor. Might be on the dark side of the Force. Forcing a weak Jedi reference into this review.

25 thoughts on “REVIEW: Limited Edition Brownie Batter Oreo Cookies

  1. Finally! Been drooling on these since you announced them a few weeks ago.
    Will definitely be checking stores next week.

    1. I found some at HEB Pantry in Orange, Texas. I cannot find them in La. Yet. But I really like them. They have a little kick. 🙂

  2. Heaven help me if I can’t find these. All the stores around here are pushing Cookies n’ Cream pretty heavily, or the Thins.

    1. I haven’t seen the cookies and cream or keylime ones, so I’m a bit worried… I’ve only seen the s’mores, lemon, and marshmallow creme ones.

  3. I’ve never gotten sick from eating brownie or cookie batter. That being said, I would probably try these at some point.

  4. Went to 5 different stores and finally found them at a Walmart. Apparently not every Walmart has them because I had to go to 2 different ones. Can’t wait to try them!!

  5. so weird.. we’ve had these in my area for weeks now – and we NEVER have anything before anyone else! just a small town in wv. too bad i am not excited about these.. i’m just hoping they bring back pumpkin spice soon 😉

    1. I bought a pack of these & thought they were pretty good but very rich.

      I am ready for the Christmas White Fudge Oreos to come back!

  6. YUM!! I didn’t know Oreo was coming out with these, bought them at Walmart and am totally hooked. Is Oreo going to continue making them? Please, please, please!! They are so chocolatey and good.

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