Apple Cookies by The Beginnings

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Snack 1 of 4

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Try the World Box Review

 

Each week I’m featuring snack products from different countries. After eating and reviewing each treat, I’ll create recipes inspired by them! Below are my thoughts and reactions.

 

EXPECTATION: A cookie or cluster of big chunks of apple, nuts, & dried fruit.

REALITY: A granola cracker.

 

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BASIC INFO

Name: Apple Cookies

Brand: The Beginnings

Origin: Lativa (northern Europe)

Varieties: currant cookies, buckthorn cookies, bilberry cookies

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HEALTH INFO

Ingredients: apples, shredded coconut, cashews, honey, quinces, raisins, cranberries, cinnamon

Calories: 4 cookies + 130 calories

Replaces: granola, nuts, dried fruits

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POSTIVE REACTIONS

  • fun & creative packaging
  • actually tastes like apple
  • no funky ingredients
  • versatile—crumble on top of yogurt or spread with peanut butter.

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NEGATIVE REACTIONS

  • misleading title
  • a bit pricy
  • bland appearance & color…needs something to spice it up (e.g. herbs, chocolate, BACON)

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TASTE & TEXTURE

  • apple, coconut, & cinnamon comes through
  • starts crunchy, then gets chewy

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MORE

Recipe: apple oatmeal cookies

Other Products: the beginnings store

 

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