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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/23 14:43:21 (permalink)
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There have been no Nabisco Sugar Wafers ("Biscos") on grocery store shelves in my neighborhood in the last two weeks. And no explanation from the store managers I've beseeched for help. Does anybody know what's up? Is it only here in Fairfield County, CT? (I've looked in stores from Westport to Danbury, to no avail.) This is terrible; I'm Jonesing bad...
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/23 14:46:09 (permalink)
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There have been no Nabisco Sugar Wafers ("Biscos") on grocery store shelves in my neighborhood in the last two weeks. And no explanation from the store managers I've beseeched for help. Does anybody know what's up? Is it only here in Fairfield County, CT? (I've looked in stores from Westport to Danbury, to no avail.) This is terrible; I'm Jonesing bad...


Michael,

It's just a little effort--try midday--Come to Cappetta's Italian Deli on Orange Avenue in West Haven (near the New Haven town line) and you will find something better than Biscos!! The wafers are impoted from Italy and they are beyond excellent!!!
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/24 17:30:07 (permalink)
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If we can get Michael here to Baltimore, I understand that Hopkins has a great sucrose treatment center. The big problem is getting him past Vaccarro's on the way to Hopkins.



I really cannot imagine him at Vaccarro's.................He would forget his sugar wafers in 5 minutes!


Ok...Since I'm driving down to Baltimore for the Crabcake shindig -- please -- tell me -- what is Vaccarro's? Wonderful enough to make a grown man forget Nabisco Sugar Wafers? I want some of that! Please! Spill the beans!
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/24 17:49:36 (permalink)
The Sundancer appreciates sugar wafers. I have been known to take them apart and double up the cookie.

Believe it or not, I have enjoyed them with my evening libation.

One of my favorite cookies.

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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/28 11:16:01 (permalink)
The shortage of sugar wafers must be a right coast problem. We have them in every major grocery (Supermarket} on the left coast. I did a little research last night after reading all of this. You are all right they are not cheap, but were they ever good. I had to eat a few to see if they were the real thing. Rex in expensive warm San Diego.
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/28 16:04:18 (permalink)
Did someone say Crab cakes and Vaccaaros, I am in even more there.
And I was there at the start.
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/28 19:32:22 (permalink)
I'm here to report that the Biscos sugar wafers were on the shelf at my local Safeway and that I purchased a package of them, thanks to this topic! [:P]

And I95, that was a beautiful piece! LOL Biscos are 110% sugar, I'm afraid--the work of the Devil... Looking forward to the Crabcake meet and eat next month.

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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/28 21:39:00 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Chumley

quote:
Originally posted by chezkatie

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Originally posted by ocdreamr

If we can get Michael here to Baltimore, I understand that Hopkins has a great sucrose treatment center. The big problem is getting him past Vaccarro's on the way to Hopkins.



I really cannot imagine him at Vaccarro's.................He would forget his sugar wafers in 5 minutes!




Ok...Since I'm driving down to Baltimore for the Crabcake shindig -- please -- tell me -- what is Vaccarro's? Wonderful enough to make a grown man forget Nabisco Sugar Wafers? I want some of that! Please! Spill the beans!


Vacarro's is in Baltimore's "Little Italy" and the best reason for even being in that area............the best Italian cookies and most lucious ice cream desserts that one could ever want...It is a "must do" on anyone's list.
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/30 09:24:28 (permalink)
I have FOUND THEM!!!! Go to the Stop and Shop on Quality Street in Trumbull. (Go down Rt. 25, turn right at the beginning of the 4 lane, go about 3 miles, and turn left into Stop and Shop. $3.79. They have plenty.
Enjoy!

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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/30 14:41:13 (permalink)
The Shaw's in Allston doesn't have them either. Nor the Danish Wedding Cookies nor the Chocolate Fudge sandwich cookies, which may not even be made anymore.
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/30 20:17:53 (permalink)
I can't find them either. Have been looking in various stores where they are usually carried. Nothing in Oakland, CA. Does anyone know if they are no longer being manufacturered?

Patann
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/30 20:28:10 (permalink)
They just returned to Caraluzzi's market in Georgetown, CT, but so far, nowhere else... None of the supermarket managers with whom I've spoken had any explanation.
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/03/30 23:29:33 (permalink)
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Originally posted by chezkatie

quote:
Originally posted by Chumley

quote:
Originally posted by chezkatie

quote:
Originally posted by ocdreamr

If we can get Michael here to Baltimore, I understand that Hopkins has a great sucrose treatment center. The big problem is getting him past Vaccarro's on the way to Hopkins.



I really cannot imagine him at Vaccarro's.................He would forget his sugar wafers in 5 minutes!




Ok...Since I'm driving down to Baltimore for the Crabcake shindig -- please -- tell me -- what is Vaccarro's? Wonderful enough to make a grown man forget Nabisco Sugar Wafers? I want some of that! Please! Spill the beans!


Vacarro's is in Baltimore's "Little Italy" and the best reason for even being in that area............the best Italian cookies and most lucious ice cream desserts that one could ever want...It is a "must do" on anyone's list.



THANK YOU!!!! Is there a particular intersection in Baltimore I should aim the car for?
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/04/01 01:48:07 (permalink)
Perhaps they went the same path as Keebler (?) Opera Cremes..........haven't been able to find them in a looooong while! Good luck to you!
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/04/01 07:24:42 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Chumley

quote:
Originally posted by chezkatie

quote:
Originally posted by Chumley

quote:
Originally posted by chezkatie

quote:
Originally posted by ocdreamr

If we can get Michael here to Baltimore, I understand that Hopkins has a great sucrose treatment center. The big problem is getting him past Vaccarro's on the way to Hopkins.



I really cannot imagine him at Vaccarro's.................He would forget his sugar wafers in 5 minutes!




Ok...Since I'm driving down to Baltimore for the Crabcake shindig -- please -- tell me -- what is Vaccarro's? Wonderful enough to make a grown man forget Nabisco Sugar Wafers? I want some of that! Please! Spill the beans!


Vacarro's is in Baltimore's "Little Italy" and the best reason for even being in that area............the best Italian cookies and most lucious ice cream desserts that one could ever want...It is a "must do" on anyone's list.



THANK YOU!!!! Is there a particular intersection in Baltimore I should aim the car for?



Here is the information:

Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop
222 Albemarle St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-685-4905

If you stay over and go there on Monday, you can have all the desserts that you want for a set price! It is "overload heaven".
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/04/01 15:14:21 (permalink)


I know that you are looking for Nabisco Sugar wafers, but Aldi Grocery Stores has store brand "Mercer Sugar Wafers" available for 99 cents in a 14.1 ounce size. They come in Vanilla, Strawberry, and Chocolate.

Four stores in Connecticut-Bristol, Torrington, Wallingford, and Waterbury.

If you are "jonesing" for the little sugar rush and cannot get the Namebrand, the store brand will hold you in her arms and say, "Have one more...It's ok!"

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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/04/01 22:04:59 (permalink)
Interestingly enough.....I'm sitting here munching on such now. One of our Krogers stores are doing some massive remodeling and having a private sale of their own to reduce stock. Bisco's Sugar Wafers are buy one @ 3.68.....get two free.........


(sits smugly at her desk and sticks her tongue out at the sufferin' Mr. Stern.........nanny nanny boo boo to you whooooooo)
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/04/02 13:02:24 (permalink)
So i am craving a snack and go down to the vending machine here at work. And what do I spy on the bottom rack of the machine (where all the tasty treats hang out!): a package of keebler Sugar Wafers.

I have never had these, but due to this thread i had to give them a try. pretty good and pretty damn sugary. As expected.

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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/04/02 16:34:10 (permalink)
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Interestingly enough.....I'm sitting here munching on such now. One of our Krogers stores are doing some massive remodeling and having a private sale of their own to reduce stock. Bisco's Sugar Wafers are buy one @ 3.68.....get two free.........


(sits smugly at her desk and sticks her tongue out at the sufferin' Mr. Stern.........nanny nanny boo boo to you whooooooo)


They're back on the shelves in my neighborhood. The crisis is over. But you can feel smug about three boxes for $3.68! Last week I would have paid that much for three cookies.
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2004/04/03 11:46:00 (permalink)
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I can't find them either. Have been looking in various stores where they are usually carried. Nothing in Oakland, CA. Does anyone know if they are no longer being manufacturered?

Patann
Go tp http://www.kraftfoods.com/main.aspx?s=product&m=/product/product_locator
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2006/02/21 16:55:37 (permalink)
I surrendered and bought a box lunchtime and remembered this thread....I had to fess up my "sin" - I ate an entire sleeve of these today after my salad for lunch (lot of good that salad did me, huh?)- plus, this thread is a riot ...ah the good ol'days.....Sue
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2008/09/03 00:54:16 (permalink)
I've been looking for sugar cookies..the ones with the waffle look and can't find them anywhere.I looked at the grocery stores in my town but i've only found the 'Biscos' i think the ones you're looking for, so yeah we have them here in Albertson's
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2008/09/03 02:00:58 (permalink)
I buy the Generic ones. Same stuff, lower price!
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2008/09/10 15:47:10 (permalink)
I haven't seen Nabisco sugar wafers around here for a couple of years, now. And they've been deleted as a product from the Nabisco Web site. I think they must belong to the ages.
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2008/09/10 21:06:14 (permalink)
Bill, a spot check of the Nabisco web site shows they do not list all their brands. The big multi-nationals (Unilever, Nestle, Kraft) no longer seem to list everything they sell on their web sites. AFAIK, they are still available. Some of Webgrocer's supermaket subscribers show them available for home delivery, such as D'Agostino's:
http://www.dagnyc.com/pd/DAgostino_at_the_Archives/Nabisco/Sugar_Wafers_Biscos/8.50_oz/00044000000684/6C3F147

Nabisco has a long history of continuing production of legacy products, but only selling them in areas in which there is a demand.
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RE: Sugar Wafers Have Vanished! 2008/09/11 08:14:17 (permalink)
I googled this
http://www.shopfoodex.com/nabisco-biscos-sugar-wafers-creme-filling-pr-7822.html
It looks like they are still in stock.
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