If you’re like me and have a perpetual sweet tooth, then you know the struggle of always searching for that perfect snack. Here are a few of the many reasons why keeping a box of Oreos around is always a good idea.

1. They’re a classic.

When it comes to fashion, black and white never goes out of style, so I guess we can say the same for the Oreo. Whether it’s the basic chocolate and vanilla or red velvet, the simple round cookie will always be an American staple with a long history.

 2. There are a variety of flavors.


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No longer is it just Double Stuf, but cookie dough, birthday cake or even mint. Whatever flavor you’re craving, Oreos got your back.

 3. They’re vegan…so they must be healthy, right?


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Regardless of their health benefits, they’re delicious and that’s all that matters.

 4. They go well with all different kinds of milk and milk alternatives.


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For all the vegans out there, check out this guide to non-dairy milks.

5. Food Art


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Who says 20-something year-olds can’t play with their food? Uh, no one.

 6. Lastly, they taste good in pretty much anything.


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Oreos of any flavor are the perfect addition to desserts, from Red Velvet Oreo cupcakes to Mini-Oreo stuffed chocolate chip cookies. Sprinkle crushed Oreos on your ice cream, add them to a pie or cheesecake truffles. Boom, these recipes just made you like 10 new BFFs.

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