A bite of the NBA’s official cookie could cost you more than some pizza and wings.
From February 7 through February 18-19 NBA All-Star Weekend in Salt Lake City, Oreos is offering a pack of 12 NBA-inspired cookies decorated with the logos and colors of all 30 NBA teams for the price of $39.95 plus delivery.
You don’t have to be an NBA player to play ball Introducing OREOiD x NBA Cookies. Get yours now for All-Star Weekend: https://t.co/gHPqdImOjp pic.twitter.com/ucbklvSunh
— OREO cookie (@Oreo) February 7, 2023
However, some Twitter users criticized the price of the team spirit cookies.
$40 for 12 Oreos with some NBA logos on them is the worst deal ever
— Dominican Badness Sr. (@ThunderHeatup) February 7, 2023
Capitalism orders custom Oreos with the logo of your favorite NBA team
— Griffin Lafayette (@VloggerGriffin) February 8, 2023
Here is the @bucks design. I just can’t imagine paying $39.95 for 12 @Oreo‘s. https://t.co/ZTCN0GJHGp https://t.co/RPF4UQw55z pic.twitter.com/gI0CkTtspQ
— Travis Wacker (@tjwacker) February 7, 2023
Yes, of course I want these Oreos with the NBA logo. But at $40 per pack? 0% chance. https://t.co/mhSrFCAYRC
— Jeff (@jpeters1221) February 7, 2023
Although the special cookies come at a high cost, the promotion is expanding 2021 NBA Dynasty Oreo partnership, with only six teams: Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs and the Golden State Warriors.
Fans can also choose to design their own cookie via OreoiDwhich allows customers to fully customize their cookies, from the color of the fill to uploading their own images.