These Oreo cookies with purple filling, moon designs honor 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

Limited edition Marshmallow Moon Oreo cookies, as released in summer 2019.
Limited edition Marshmallow Moon Oreo cookies, as released in summer 2019. (Walmart/Nabisco)

HOUSTON – Oreo is celebrating the moon landing anniversary, 50 years ago this July. 

Oreo will release a limited-edition cookie with pale purple frosting to honor Apollo 11. 

The glow-in-the-dark packaging designs come in three variations, including an astronaut floating in space, a rocket ship blasting off and a crescent moon with stars.

The frosting is marshmallow-flavored.

The cookies are now available for around $3. 


 

 

 


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