Newtons are Fruit and Cake

Filed under: news @ 12:17

Or at least they were.

Picture of Fig Newton Packaging - April 2010

From what I can tell from 13 seconds of research, Newtons started out life as chewy cookies (advertised by a creepy giant dancing fig), then became fruit and cake (advertised by british accented families), and are now back to being “just cookies”.

Fruit and Cake 4LIFE!


    Durian 04.12.2011 @ 04:12

    want to have a durian cake haha

    Adam 04.19.2011 @ 08:50

    I love Fig Newtons! Yea I remember growing up with those commercials saying Newtons are fruit and cake. Fruit, cake, cookies, they all taste good.

    banana 03.13.2012 @ 05:34

    I am very pleased with the bananas, because bananas can we make a cake bolue and taste very good.

    Beau Lebens 04.04.2012 @ 17:29

    But they’re so much more than “just cookies”! So much…. high fructose corn syrup, soybean oil, calcium lactate and other delicious-sounding things.


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    Rhonda Gilbreath 10.26.2012 @ 19:55

    Who doesn’t love fig newtons? I guess my kids. They are in their 20’s and they call Fig newtons old people’s cookies and snacks. I’m not that old, but I love the taste. I grew up on Fig newton and will continue to purchase them as long as I can enjoy them.

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