Mystery Flavor Oreos II: The Stuffing Strikes Back
Location: at home
Date Played: September 17, 2019
Price: $10.50 online
They’re back… The flavor mystery that got us into reviewing flavor mysteries has returned! This year’s mystery is more enjoyable.
By more enjoyable, I don’t mean amazing. I mean, they’re edible and we might make it through the entire package… instead of pranking our friends with them like we did back in 2017.
This time around I’m feeling confident that I know what the flavor is – and you can find that hidden behind a spoiler box down in the “Analysis” section.
I’m comfortable recommending these Oreos as a mystery flavor worth exploring. They’re weird. I wouldn’t buy them regularly. But dammit… it’s interesting and baffling that Oreo manages to make the cream white.
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Who is this for?
- Adventurous Oreo lovers
- Mystery flavor detectives
- The flavor is interesting and kind of good
Story & Setup
The folks at Nabisco have decided once again to sell us a new Oreo flavor mystery.
Back in 2017, they ran a Mystery Flavor Oreo… and, oh boy, did we hate that one. The good news is: this year’s mystery tastes way better.
From now through November 10, 2019, anyone can submit a guess and enter for a chance to win $50,000.
Once again, the Oreos look just like regular Oreos. The coloration of the white cream gave nothing away (which is kind of a creepy miracle of science in its own right.)
The packaging was also elegant and eye-catching. Having bought ours off the shelf at our local grocery store, that packaging jumps right off the shelf.
Things are pretty simple. You eat the cookie and guess the flavor.
If you want to get fancy, twist open the cookie and guess the flavor (which kind of helps because the cream is the mystery.) The chocolate cookie part was traditional.
➕ The cookie didn’t suck and it evoked a strong sense of nostalgia. That nostalgia wasn’t for Oreos, but for a different Nabisco product line.
➖ These Mystery Flavor Oreos were entirely too sweet for us to have more than a cookie or two.
Graham cracker and cinnamon. More specifically… I’m betting on Cinnamon Teddy Grahams.
➕ Mystery OREO’s website has started posting hints. The only hint currently visible is super cryptic… but if my flavor guess is correct, then I think that I get it. Kind of. Maybe? I’m still happy to see anything resembling hints.
➕ Once again, the packaging was lovely. The agency and brand managers behind this product line have good aesthetic taste. It’s tough to design bold packaging that doesn’t look like it was designed by a 5-year-old who just got an extra big box of crayons with all of the colors!
Buy your copy of Nabisco’s 2019 Mystery OREO, and tell them that the Room Escape Artist sent you.
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