A few years ago, Nomoo Cookies rebranded at Fat Badger Bakery, and they phased out their original cookies. Now they make strictly vegan desserts that are non-GMO verified. Don’t worry, they’re still good! Fat Badger Bakery Cookies are generously-sized, just a notch or two below the beloved “jumbo” cookies I remember from childhood.
The vegan cookie line is thinner, a little “doughier”, and I think just a touch sweeter than the original Nomoo Cookies with eggs. But really, these are just differences, not declarations of preference. Both are amazing in their own right.
Tasting Notes for Fat Badger Bakery Cookies
I sampled EIGHT varieties of Fat Badger Bakery Cookies. To note, the word “vegan” doesn’t indicate “healthy” here. These are sweet, straight-up desserts to be enjoyed by many of us in moderation. Because the cookies are so sizable, I cut several into quarters and chilled them (they refrigerate and freeze like a dream) to enjoy bites as cravings hit.
Vanilla Bean (formerly Vanilla Bean Dream)
I love how this flavor is speckled all over with vanilla bean, like little flecks of culinary gold! The cookie is thin, and really sweet, but rich with delicious vanilla flavor. Despite being thin, it has a firm, not quite crunchy outer layer with a tender, soft, doughy middle. It’s hard not to love this unique and amazing cookie. But my adult taste buds would feel it was spot on with just a wee bit less sugar. Overall, excellent though
Oatmeal Chip (formerly Oatmeal Choco-Chip)
As to be expected, this variety is pleasant, with the lightly hearty vibe of oatmeal, but the tender dessert essence of a cookie. The sweetness seems just right, and the chocolate chips offer big delicious bursts of goodness throughout. Overall, I really like it. It’s just a smidgen below homemade goodness, but I can’t really pinpoint the reason. This one was double the thickness of the Vanilla Bean, but still not “fat”.
Toasted Coconut (formerly Loco for Coco)
Dotted with big salt crystals, this flavor of Fat Badger Bakery Cookies had me intrigued. Wow, it is oh-so tender, like a melt-in-your-mouth brownie in a cookie format. I loved the very chocolaty richness and full-size chocolate chips throughout. And the bursts of sea salt created a bold, grown-up, salted chocolate flavor that heavily contrasts the pure sweet bites. My taste buds felt like they were on a see-saw, with the flavors going back and forth to find balance.
Chocolate Chip (formerly Classic Chipper)
Not much to say here beyond very good! There were lots of delicious, sizable semi-sweet chips throughout. The only odd thing was that the base tasted like it was made from oat flour, despite being made of wheat flour. And it was just a touch crumbly compared to the other flavors.
Sweet Raspberry (formerly Raspberry Bliss)
This big bite had the consistency of the Vanilla Bean Dream, like a soft, thin, chewy but doughy sugar cookie. It also had the same general flavor, but the outside is coated with powdered raspberry instead. It was fun and tasty, but didn’t really have a big burst of raspberry. Rather it was more like a vanilla cookie with fruity notes.
Chocolate Mint (formerly Chocolate Chills)
The texture of this pure chocolate cookie was like a cross between the Loco for Coco and the Vanilla Bean Dream. It had a firm exterior, and thin but soft and almost dough-y interior, yet still a very brownie-esque like vibe. The mint slowly emerges and leaves with a refreshing finish, but it is more permeating and subtle rather than a forward mint flavor. And did I mention that this one has chocolate chips, too?!
Cinnamon Sugar (formerly Sugah Cinnayum)
This had that telltale sugar Fat Badger Bakery Cookies consistency, but is truly for snickerdoodle fans. The generous notes of warm spice really take this one up a notch! I could see this variety being a real crowd-pleaser.
The Facts on Fat Badger Bakery Cookies
Price: $19.95 per dozen cookies
Availability: Fat Badger Bakery Cookies are sold exclusively through the company’s website below.
Certifications: Fat Badger Bakery Cookies are Certified Kosher Parve, Non-GMO Verified, and Certified Vegan.
Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Fat Badger Bakery Cookies are dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, peanut-free, vegan, and vegetarian. They do have several flavors that are also made without nuts.*
For More Product Information: Visit the Fat Badger Bakery website at www.fatbadgerbakery.com.
*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy.
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Cookies! What's not to like?
Very sweet, big cookies – I mean, what’s not to like? Though I’d be fine with a little less sugar, they hit the mark with flavor and pleasantly chewy textures. Most varieties are “doughy” in the middle, despite being relatively thin, but this cookie dough fan isn’t complaining. Every flavor had solid merits, but my favorites were the sweet warm Vanilla Bean Dream, the sea salt spiked melt-in-your-mouth Coco Loco, and the snickerdoodle-esque Sugah Cinnayum.
Delicious on the Tongue
I got some samples out of a health vegan type of expo. I tried looking for them on Amazon no avail. I thought that was unfair for those of us with little time and order everything from Amazon. The cookies were delicious! I loved the vanilla bean, cinnamon sugar, toasted coconut, and oatmeal chip the best. Well, here I am now trying to get my cookies. It had been months since I attended the expo and signed up with the company. I never received any mail or follow up. I told the health food shop near my house, but forgot about the company eventually.