Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday: Half Moon Cookies

Trader Joe's Half Moon Cookies review

You'll find these cookies in the fresh baked goods area at Trader Joe's. In our store, it's in the back of the produce department.

Trader Joe's Half Moon Cookies review #traderjoes

If you're of a certain age (read: much older than Jack), you cannot see a black and white cookie without thinking of Seinfeld.

"If people would only look to the cookie. All our problems would be solved." 
~Jerry Seinfeld ...and a good life motto.

Trader Joe's Half Moon Cookies review #traderjoes

A box of 10 Half Moon Cookies will cost you $2.99.

Trader Joe's Half Moon Cookies review #traderjoes

A mom's (my) take: What I couldn't tell until I opened the package was how thick and cake-like these cookies are. They really are like little bites of cake...soft and fluffy. The icing is delicious; a dark chocolate side-by-side with a vanilla glaze. At the very end, I got a little hint of citrus from the cookie. Perfection. Dangerous. I cannot keep these in the house...I don't have the willpower to resist them.
Overall rating: 5 of 5 stars

A teenager's (Jack's) take: My favorite part of these cookies is the cookie itself... the consistency is wonderful, and the way it holds everything together is just perfect. The icing and fudge are too heavy and sugary for my tastes, although it's supposed to be that way. There is a great aftertaste, though! :)
Overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

a review of Trader Joe's Half Moon Cookies #traderjoes

Trader Joe's Half Moon Cookies: I'm still in shock that Jack didn't give these a 5!!!

[note: We have no affiliation with Trader Joe's. I'm sure they have never read this blog and have no idea who we are. Hey, we like being incognito, although we never wear sunglasses indoors. ;)]

Read all of our reviews of Trader Joe's treats and sweets here!



  1. These are very good, tried them today. The citrus taste was a bit of a surprise, but still delicious...

  2. "I'm still in shock that Jack didn't give these a 5!!!"
    This made me laugh out loud in the middle of the office =D

  3. Still wishing for a Tj so I could try all these!

  4. It looks delicious. 3.5 sounds good and worth trying it. Will be getting one pack for a try and hope it will not disappoint me

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