Saturday, November 24, 2007

Oh where oh where have the gingerbread cookies gone…

I'm starting to get worried. I can't find the Pillsbury Gingerbread Cookie Dough anywhere.

Every Christmas, Pillsbury puts out tubes of Sugar cookie dough, which is alright if you like sugar cookies, but I don't; and Gingerbread cookie dough, which is the most wonderfully yummy delight you will ever have the privilege to digest. I look forward to that dough, well, like a kid looks forward to Christmas. And when it finally arrives, I buy like, 20 tubes of cookie dough and store them in my freezer so I can have them all year long. Of course, I've usually eaten them all by July…

I love these cookies so much that this time last year, even though we had already decided that Gracie's name would be Gracie, I was seriously considering talking Nate into calling her Ginger instead. I thought it was a really unique old-fashioned name that no one else in her class would have -- and just think of all the fun we would have making "her" Gingerbread cookies! Those would be good memories people!

Anyway, they have had the sugar cookie dough in stores for quite some time now, but the Gingerbread cookies are nowhere to be found. And I was really, really looking forward to those cookies! This year, I was, um, home a little more often than usual, what with being on maternity leave and all, and I kinda ate my whole stockpile of gingerbread cookies by March.

So somebody, please tell me you've seen them in YOUR grocery store and I just have to patient. It's just not Christmas without those cookies!

6 comments:

Tracy said...

I did a little searching for you and went to the Pillsbury website and I can't find gingerbread cookie dough anywhere. It looks like they may have discontinued it. There are lots of recipes for other gingerbread cookies though - you might want to check them out.

tracy said...

OK - good news! I saw the Gingerbread Cookie dough at the grocery store at lunch today. So it must still be out there. I'd ask the grocery manager if they are getting any in...

ME said...

I would look in the grocery store for you, but I suck at shopping.

Jacquie said...

I love a new mission! I will look and see what I come across.

If you on the other hand ever come across a Cabbage Patch Kid named Jillian I would be estatic. That is my neurotic mission for Christmas this year LOL.

Melinda said...

this post is so funny because I can definitely relate! My son loves these cookies too and we do the same thing....with buying a lot of them after the holidays and freezing them to stock up for the year! Here in Ohio they only come out with them at the holidays....usually November.....and then put them on sale in January if they have any left. That is the only time they offer them. They do still make them!

I just bought Kroger's last 20 rolls myself yesterday!

oddlyme said...

Okay I am more than two years late with this thread - but I found a giant (30oz.) tube of the cookies at the 99¢ store. As I am a gingerbread lover, I took a chance and bought it. How wonderful to know the dough is good and has fans!

And that I can freeze it if I fall in love and buy more ; )