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Food Review of Newman's Own Ginger-O's

Newman's Own Ginger-O's

I'm sure you've all tried Oreos at some point in your life. They're definitely tasty, but they're also made with high-fructose corn syrup. Newman's Own makes a healthier version of Oreos, which are yummy, but when I saw Ginger-O's, I had to try them. I'm a huge fan of anything ginger.

Want to see how the Chocolate Newman-O's and Ginger-O's compare? Then

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Here's a picture of what they look like. They're basically made with organic unbleached flower, organic molasses, organic sugar, ground ginger, and nutmeg. There are no hydrogenated oils or other unnatural ingredients, so when you or your children are craving a little treat, you can feel good about eating these.

Check out the nutritional info. There isn't a huge difference between these two, except that the Ginger-O's contain more sodium, slightly more saturated fat, and slightly fewer calories. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the chocolate Newman-O's have 1g of fiber. I mean, I didn't expect to see any from a cream-filled cookie, but out of these two, I would have thought that the Ginger-O's would have more. I guess the chocolate O's are a little better for you, but since cookies in general aren't exactly healthy, I'd still choose the Ginger-O's because they are so very tasty.

Serving Size 1 oz (2 cookies) 1 oz (2 cookies)
Calories 130 120
Total Fat 4.5g 4.5g
Saturated Fat 1.5g 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Sodium 85mg 160mg
Carbs 20g 19g
Fiber 1g 0g
Sugar 10g 10g
Protein 2g 2g
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jamiedynamite jamiedynamite 8 years
that's still a lot of calories for two tiny cookies :(
piraterie piraterie 8 years
These are, like, the only cookies I ever buy. Mmm, gingery and delicious. I'm not really a big dessert fan, but I could eat these all the time (which is why I only buy them rarely).
rivrchild rivrchild 8 years
Laurini - I've been able to find whole selections of Newman products at my regular Kroger grocery store, they usually have an organic section somewhere in the store. Don't know if you have Kroger in your area, but it seems like a lot of "regular" grocery stores are starting to offer a better selection of organic foods.
SaraSmile SaraSmile 8 years
mangopassion: can I ask why you stopped eating chocolate? You dont have to answer, of course, but I was curious reading your comment.
Smithsmel Smithsmel 8 years
I buy the chocolate Newman O's at Target and they're usually cheaper than Whole Foods. But I'm not sure if they have the Ginger O's.
foxie foxie 8 years
Just google natural or health foods stores in your area. Is there a Fresh Market where you live?
cristina-rueda cristina-rueda 8 years
look forward to trying them. Funny I just saw all his cookies yesterday and bought the fig newtons. Very delicious and moist.
laurini laurini 8 years
any heads up on where I can find these? I don't have a Whole Foods or Trader Joe's nearby...
mangopassion mangopassion 8 years
Since I stopped eating chocolate about a year ago we started buying these and don't even miss the chocolate!!! We get them every time we go to the store and now don't feel so guilty about feeding our sweet tooth.
mangopassion mangopassion 8 years
Since I stopped eating chocolate about a year ago we started buying these and don't even miss the chocolate!!! We get them every time we go to the store and now don't feel so guilty about feeding our sweet tooth.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Eh I'm sure they're okay...
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Eh I'm sure they're okay...
Sophbunny Sophbunny 8 years
Ah that looks so perfect for a cold winter afternoon with a warm glass of milk...
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 8 years
I'm buying these this weekend!
jennifer76 jennifer76 8 years
I love these! My kids prefer the original Newman-O's but I'm a huge fan of ginger.
tinadutes tinadutes 8 years
totally addicting
tinadutes tinadutes 8 years
totally addicting
HipMom HipMom 8 years
yum! I love cookies and such and Newmans rarely disappoint :-)
superfoxml superfoxml 8 years
These are incredible. I get these all the time. Love that they're vegan.
foxie foxie 8 years
As Skinny Bitch says, the nutritional info doesn't effing matter. It's what it's made of. If it's organic and natural and free of artificial sweeteners, you're good to go.
foxie foxie 8 years
As Skinny Bitch says, the nutritional info doesn't effing matter. It's what it's made of. If it's organic and natural and free of artificial sweeteners, you're good to go.
BethEsme BethEsme 8 years
Oooh, these look delicious. I will definitely have to try these...
CiaoBella2 CiaoBella2 8 years
My husband insists that we buy Newman-O's over Oreo's. The Ginger-O's are delicious too.
emalove emalove 8 years
I want to try these! I'm a huge fan of ginger-flavored stuff too.
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