Question: What would you consider to be seasonally appropriate colors?Here's the trouble. There are no green-filled oreos in the package. There are only red-filled oreos. And red in the absence of green doesn't feel particularly Christmas-y or wintry at all. Red alone, I'd argue, is a very un-wintry color. And it get's worse, because the red isn't exactly alone. It's red creme sandwiched between two black-brown cookie wafers. And the combination of saturated red and near-black, to my eye, takes on an almost diabolical aspect, like maybe something little Danny would find in the refrigerator at the Overlook Hotel: Oreos of blood!
Most common anwer: Red and green.*
They are, however, still perfectly tasty.
* Yes, yes. There are multi-cultural complexities, but I don't think Nabisco is fretting about those.