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Mother's Cookies, Now for Sale Again

Mother's Cookies Circus Animals. Photograph from Food Librarian on Flickr We've followed MothersCookiesGate since the news first broke in October that the company had filed for bankruptcy. The day has come—at least if you live in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington. The cookies are officially back on shelves in these select areas. Look out for all the favorites, including Circus Animals, Taffy, and Coconut Cocadas. OK, let's be honest, it's all about the Circus Animals. Motherscookies.com even has a little 55¢-off coupon too (for the lucky souls on the West Coast and Texas). Related Mother's Cookies Goes Bankrupt; Hipster Shirt Memorializes the Animal Cookies Kellogg's Saves Mother's Cookies Goodbye Mother's Cookies. No more... More

Mother's Cookies, Returning to West Coast Stores May 4

After filing for bankruptcy last year—but then being miraculously saved by Kellogg's!—Mother’s Cookies announces its return to West Coast shelves starting May 4. (Yes we're on the Mother's newsletter listserv.) Many favorites seem to be back, including Circus Animals, Iced Lemonade, Iced Oatmeal, and Taffy.... More

Mother's Cookies Update After Kellogg's Purchase

Photograph from turkeychik on Flickr Many of you have been asking about the future of Mother's cookies, so we contacted Kellogg's with your questions. In our inbox from a Kellogg's spokesperson today: Kellogg Company plans on reintroducing many of Mother's Cookies back into stores on the West coast by June, 2009. While we may not have all varieties of Mother's Cookies available at that time, we are working on some of your favorites like Mother's Circus Animals, Mother's Iced Oatmeal cookies, Mother's Parade Animal cookies, Mother's Chocolate Chip, Mother's Coconut Cocadas, Mother's Macaroons, Mother's Taffy Sandwich cookies, Mother's English Tea cookies, Mother's Double Fudge Sandwich cookies, Mother's Vanilla Crème Sandwich cookies, and Mother's Iced Lemon cookies. Whew! Related Mother's... More

Kellogg's Saves Mother's Cookies

Photograph from Food Librarian Not many other news breakthroughs would make me this happy. Kellogg's isn't letting Mother's Cookies fall by the wayside. Mother's Cookies—which has a huge West Coast fanbase due to its Oakland roots—filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October, but this week, Kellogg's announced it would acquire trademarks and recipes to the famous Circus Animal cookies, as well as the sandwich cookies and wire-cut cookies. Will the pink-frosted lions and elephants get along with the Keebler Elf and Snap, Crackle, and Pop trio? This sounds like the beginning of a wonderful new snack family. Mother's Cookies Goes Bankrupt; Hipster Shirt Memorializes the Animal Cookies Goodbye Mother's Cookies. No more pink & white animal cookies? [Talk]... More

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