[Review] Crumbl releases Despicable Me themed cookies


Breanna Gordon

This week’s Crumbl Cookie featured Minion-styled cookies including Mooncake, Minion Confetti, Banana Cream Pie, Yellow Sugar, and Dirt Cake ft OTTO.

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The popular cookie chain, Crumbl , has announced their new flavors for the week Sept. 12-16. This week’s theme is a collaboration with the Despicable Me franchise.

The cookies for this week include Mooncake, Minion Confetti, Banana Cream Pie and Yellow Sugar. There was also Dirt Cake ft. OTTO, who is a new minion in the most recent Minion movie. Fans love OTTO because he is talkative andgets easily distracted and has braces.

The first cookie I tried was Mooncake, whose flavors really surprised me. When I saw it on display with white filling in the center, I was excited to try it. The initial flavor reminded me of oatmeal cookies, which is a good sign. This cookie is served warm, just how I prefer it. It had a creamy almond filling, which surprised me because almond would not be my first choice as a filling; but it combined perfectly with the crunchy base cookie. I would give this cookie a 8/10.

The Dirt Cake cookie ft. OTTO is a rich chocolate cookie topped with thick chocolate buttercream, chocolate streusel andan OTTO minion plastic insert accompanied by his pet rock. This cookie had a bitter chocolate taste, which was slightly overpowering, and it obtained all of its sweetness from the frosting. Overall, it was an enjoyable cookie and I would rate it a 6/10.

Furthermore, the Minion Confetti was my favorite cookie this week. It is basic and not overly exciting like the other cookies, but it is all you would need. The crunchy outer edges of the cookie are topped with Minion inspired sprinkles which were delicious together. I personally like that there is not much going on and the simplistic ingredients in this cookie went well with each other. I would rate this cookie 9/10.

The Banana Cream Pie was by far my least favorite cookie from this week. This cookie has a pie crust base with creamy vanilla pudding, topped with a vanilla wafer garnish. At first glance, there is a lot going on. It is one of those cookies that you want to try because it looks so intriguing with its fluffy frosting, but in reality the banana overpowered everything else on the cookie. Granted, I was not a big fan of bananas in the first place. The texture of the chunks in the pudding were off putting and the pie crust was soggy. However, I will say that it had the best presentation out of the selection. I would rate this cookie a 4/10.

I enjoy simple cookies, so the Yellow Sugar cookie was a pleasant treat. This cookie was the only one served chilled, which is not my preference. It is a simple cookie with yellow vanilla frosting, which was a little too sweet for my liking. This cookie felt and tasted underwhelming. I would rate it a 5/10.

This week’s flavors were entertaining to look at and taste, so it is definitely worth a try, especially if you are a fan of the Minions movies. It is a great way to tap back into your childhood and reminisce with a tasty treat.