Aldi Review: Benton’s Maple Leaf Cream Cookies

Rating: Favorite!!
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Wowsers. I haven’t seen many other national brand cookies shaped like a leaf claiming to be maple leaf cream cookies, so I don’t know what to compare these cookies to. However, they are definetely a seasonal favorite for now on. I tried these over the weekend at a friend’s house and they were so good. The cookie is a decent sized cookie and the cream is significant. So, you can have just one or two and feel like you’ve had plenty. They tasted very fresh, and not cheap or stale. The cream had this maple flavor that was so amazing. We talked about how they could be called “pancake cookies” because they tasted like a mapley pancake in a cookie form. Very good, very tasty. The sweetness and the maple flavors of the cookie were not overpowering either but were just enough strength for the flavor. I would recommend trying these for yourself. If you like pancakes, I would guess most of you would really like these cookies. Yum!




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10 comments

  1. Martha Pierce says:

    We like the Benton’s Maple Leaf Cream Cookies from Aldi. When will you be getting them back in the store in Thomasville, .NC.
    Or where else can I find them.

    • JILLO says:

      Don’t worry ladies! These cookies not only come back every Fall, but because Aldi and Trader Joe are brothers (!), you can find the identical cookies at Trader Joe’s all year around. It’s just too bad that they’re about $1 more per box (more overhead at Trader’s). Whenever I travel to MN or Chicago, I stock up on these cookies for my 92 yr old mom, who is CRAZY about them!

  2. Martha Pierce says:

    We like the Benton’s Maple Leaf Cream Cookies and can not find them at Aldi. When will you be getting them back in the store in Thomasville, NC.

  3. Wendy says:

    I found these at Aldi’s (CT) in December 2014 and early January 2015, but they were listed as a ‘Seasonal Item’ and later in January were no longer on the shelf. They were very good, and made with real maple syrup.

    • Kristal says:

      I love these too Wendy. Thanks for sharing your experience! They have the best smell too. Aldi should make a candle of that scent!

  4. jennifer Herrmann says:

    I went to Aldi and was so bummed when they weren’t on the shelf and found out the have been discontinued! Those cookies are great and a huge reason why I went to Aldi. Please bring them back!

  5. Mary says:

    Was recently at an Aldi, (none near where I live), and the person checking me out told me to buy some that they are being discontinued. What a shame. If I had know how good they are I would have purchased more.

    They are terrific!

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