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SmokyMtnz

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Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Sun, 03/1/09 8:13 PM (permalink)
Hi Everyone,
 
I am now snacking on a bag of Wise Cheez Waffies.  Does anyone remember in the late 1960's or 1970's the same type waffle cheese snack that was bought in a round tube almost exactly like Pringles Chips?  I do, and would love to see a picture of the tube and know who made it way back then, plus a little history of the snack and company.

Thanks!
Bob
<message edited by SmokyMtnz on Sun, 03/1/09 8:14 PM>
 
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    porkchopexpress

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    • Location: White House, TN
    Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Mon, 03/2/09 8:50 AM (permalink)
    I sure do love the Wise Cheez Waffies. I have not had any in a while. I haven't seen the one's in a can.  
     
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      Tedbear

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      Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Mon, 03/2/09 9:00 AM (permalink)

      Weren't the ones in the can Old English brand? 
      Or, I am recalling a different product?
       
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        PaulBPool

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        Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Mon, 03/2/09 9:07 AM (permalink)
        Cheez Waffies were originally manufactured in the northeast by Old London and indeed they were packed in a tubular cardboard container, I remember that vividly; Wise licenses the name for broader distribution. In fact, you can still find 'original' Old London brand in many supermarkets in the NY area (Waldbaum's for sure, occasionally Pathmark and Shop-Rite), although they are called "Waffle Snacks".  In fact, in addition to the familiar and traditional 'cheddar' flavored waffies, Old London produces a 'swiss' flavor waffie, which I have tried, but which isn't nearly as good as the 'cheddar' flavored ones.
        There's loads of good information on this 'internet' thing, via such sites as "Google" (which kicks up the Old London Foods website pretty fast), "Clusty" and other search engines. If you're that interested, I'm sure you could search out a photo of the old container and then post it here for all to enjoy.
        <message edited by PaulBPool on Mon, 03/2/09 9:12 AM>
         
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          emsmom

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          Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Mon, 03/2/09 11:15 AM (permalink)
          I love Cheez waffies. The problem is when we buy them, we need more than 1 bag so we don't fight over them
           
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            NYNM

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            Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Mon, 03/2/09 2:03 PM (permalink)
            Oh yez...I loved them!

            Now, i somewhere recall there was also blue cheese flavor variety. Does anyone remember that?
             
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              chewingthefat

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              Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Tue, 03/3/09 5:46 PM (permalink)
              Utz makes them now, I love them!
               
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                porkchopexpress

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                Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Tue, 03/3/09 9:00 PM (permalink)
                emsmom


                I love Cheez waffies. The problem is when we buy them, we need more than 1 bag so we don't fight over them

                One bag just doesn't go far does it

                 
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                  NYNM

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                  Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Tue, 03/3/09 11:18 PM (permalink)
                  chewingthefat


                  Utz makes them now, I love them!


                  I just checked the UTZ webpage, but I can't find them....help!
                   
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                    chewingthefat

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                    Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Thu, 03/12/09 5:35 PM (permalink)
                    NYNM


                    chewingthefat


                    Utz makes them now, I love them!


                    I just checked the UTZ webpage, but I can't find them....help!

                     
                    Sorry, they were in fact, Martins brand!

                     
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                      pharmerphil

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                      Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Tue, 10/13/09 7:36 PM (permalink)
                      Good news for you all Old London Cheese Waffies fans! Amazon now has them for $28.20 for a case of 12, 4.5 oz. bags. My first case arrived today and they were extremely fresh, tasty, and had the unique aroma & aged cheddar taste that I remember from the 50's & 60's. The expiration date on the bags is July 17, 2010 so they will last a while, if you can refrain from snarfing them down. (I can't). Enjoy!
                       
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                        bartl

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                        Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Wed, 10/14/09 11:52 AM (permalink)
                        pharmerphil
                        Good news for you all Old London Cheese Waffies fans! Amazon now has them for $28.20 for a case of 12, 4.5 oz. bags. My first case arrived today and they were extremely fresh, tasty, and had the unique aroma & aged cheddar taste that I remember from the 50's & 60's. The expiration date on the bags is July 17, 2010 so they will last a while, if you can refrain from snarfing them down. (I can't). Enjoy!

                        For those living in Northern New Jersey (at least), Shop-Rite supermarkets carry boxes of Old London Cheese Waffles (cheddar and swiss), and have been for at least the last decade.

                         
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                          pharmerphil

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                          Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Wed, 10/14/09 12:16 PM (permalink)
                          bartl, Living in rural Tn. it's sometimes difficult to find items that are available in more urban areas. I wish I had a Shop-Rite, or similar store, that handled Old London Waffies locally. Amazon has really helped us "country folks" to be able to obtain food products that just can't be found in our local stores, even large chains such as Wal-Mart, Kroger, Target, etc. I was able recently to find both Zagnut & Chick-O-Stick candy bars at a Family Dollar store. I haven't tried the Swiss cheese Waffies but do remember that they had a Bleu Cheese version back in the early 60's that was quite tasty. Don't guess they make that flavor anymore. Thanks for the info. about Shop-Rite.
                           
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                            shivasgirl

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                            Re:Cheez Waffies Nostalgia Sat, 05/28/11 7:05 PM (permalink)
                            try them frozen, I kid you not they are great that way
                             
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