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

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. 




About the Author:

Amanda Cochran is an Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist. She specializes in Texas features, consumer and business news and local crime coverage.