Snack Series: Giant Oreo Cookie Sandwich

3-2013 UPDATE: Unfortunately, we haven’t seen these in the parks for the past year or so. :-(

Every once in a while I come across something in Disney World that makes me do a double take. One example of this is the giant gummy bear in Epcot’s Germany, and another example is the giant Oreo cookie sandwich.

Giant Oreo Cookie Sandwich

So those are, indeed, massive Oreo cookies sandwiched around flavored cream (chocolate, peanut butter, mint, or vanilla). They even say Oreo on them! And they are truly large — probably about three inches across.

A lot of care goes into making these sandwiches, which are put together right in Disney World’s candy stores. Here’s one cast member putting together peanut butter-flavored cookie sandwiches at Goofy’s Candy Company.

Making Giant Oreo Cookie Sandwiches

Now, the version I purchased in the Magic Kingdom happened to be dipped in chocolate:

Chocolate Dipped Giant Oreo Cookie Sandwich From Above

Take a moment and think about layering a quarter of an inch of milk chocolate onto [Read more…]