I Tried The New Lady Gaga "Chromatica" Oreos And, TBH, They're Just Fine

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For the uninitiated, Lady Gaga has her very own Oreo cookies now.

And, suffice to say, fans have been low-key losing it and trying to get their claws on them for the last few days.

2020: Panic buying toilet rolls.

2021: Panic buying Chromatica oreos.

Meanwhile, like a jerk, I happened to randomly come across them while picking up some allergy meds at Target. So, I decided to grab a pack because I was very curious what these mysterious pink and green Oreos would taste like and if they would live up to the hype.

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First of all, here’s what the package looks like in real life:

A metallic pink Oreo package with "Lady Gaga" written on it and a fake torn image of the package revealing the pink oreo cookies with green filling

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It’s a lovely, shiny, metallic pink and looks like something straight out of Gaga’s “Stupid Love” video.

The packaging describes the cookies as “pink colored golden cookie with green creme.”

A close-up of the packaging saying, "pink colored golden cookie with green creme"

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And here’s what they look like when you rip one of these bad boys open.

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There are three unique patterns on the cookies themselves which look like a recreation of Gaga’s Chromatica album cover, the “Stupid Love” heart icon, and the word “Chromatica” full-on replacing the “Oreo” logo.

Close up photos of the cookies: a woman surrounded by a swirling shape, a heart, and "chromatica"

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For the record, the flipside of all these cookies is just the normal Oreo logo.

The green creme inside the cookies is A LOT smoother than the normal Oreo cookie cream. The texture was more consistent with frosting than cream. So twisting the Oreos apart was a lot “easier” than normal (if that’s your thing!).

A twisted open Oreo showing the green creme frosting

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Also, the creme looked a lot like Play-Doh upon closer inspection, LOL.

So what do the Chromatica Oreos actually taste like? TBH, like regular Golden Oreo cookies.

Me, eating a cookie

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Honestly, at first I thought they tasted like Froot Loops, but I suspect that was my brain messing with me because of the colors of the cookie. Because, when I tried my second cookie, I closed my eyes and thought, “OK, if I was blindfolded I literally would think this was just a Golden Oreo Cookie.” If there’s one major difference I noticed between these and a “regular” Oreo it’s that these seemed a little sweeter than normal. In fact, after just two my teeth kinda felt like they hurt.

And, in case you’re wondering, here are the ingredients:

Ingredients of Oreos

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Bottom line: If you’re a Lady Gaga stan, you’ll probably love these for the ~collectibility~ factor and bragging rights. As for everyone else, if you happen to casually pass them in a store, sure go for it, try ’em out. But I wouldn’t lose any sleep over not ever trying these.

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