Your mouth will have to decide if this brand new bagel concoction is a foodie’s worst nightmare or a chocoholic’s dream.
But judging from Instagram, it’s a hit.
The Bagel Nook in Freehold, N.J. has married a bagel and Oreo cookies.
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The Oreo “Overload” is a chocolate-and-vanilla-swirled bagel with whole Oreo cookies topping a generous schmear of cookies-and-cream cream cheese.
Some bagel fans are dancing in the streets.
Drive an hour to get one? Fuhgeddaboudit - and get out of my way, says this guy.
It’s not the first time The Bagel Nook has played around with Oreos and bagels.
Writing about the new “Overload” Glamour magazine, through its drool, thanked the shop “for creating a breakfast dessert so spectacular, it deserves its own holiday.
“World, meet the Oreo Bagel. Oreo Bagel, meet happy bellies.”
Jessica Blankenship at TheFrisky.com can barely control herself, too.
“I can’t even quite figure out what specifically is going on here,” she wrote. “What’s cookie? What’s bagel? What’s cream cheese? Do any of the three even taste different? Does it matter?
“I do know that I want to be a part of it. I want it to be a part of me. I want us to be a part of each other, until death do us part (which will be sooner than originally scheduled, if I end up slamming my unsuspecting arteries with as many of these as I’d like to).”
But not everyone likes bagel freestyling. Some fans want shops to stop schmearing the good name of the bagel.
Which begs the question: When is a bagel not a bagel?
When it looks like tie-dye?
When it tastes like French toast?
When it looks like this?
Meh. At least they all have holes.