Pepperidge Farm's Richest Cookies, Ranked by the Wealth of Their City Namesakes

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Before there were Nantucket and Tahoe cookies, Pepperidge Farm baked dainty biscuits with fancy-sounding European names, like Bordeaux, Geneva, and Brussels. When the Norwalk (Conn.) company introduced its so-called American Collection in 1986, it gave the much bigger (of course) cookies the names of fancy-sounding U.S. cities. “Popular vacation destinations,” in the words of Pepperidge spokeswoman Geri Allen.

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