Mary’s Gone Crackers Review & Giveaway

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Until recently I was only aware that Mary’s Gone Crackers made crackers.  I didn’t know that they also make cookies and pretzel type snacks. I was honest with the company when they contacted me about doing a review.  I have tried their crackers and didn’t particularly like them.

The company contact understood and encouraged me to try the cookies and Sticks & Twigs snacks.  I decided to give them a try because I like the company.  Here is what they say about the gluten-free status of their products:

“At Mary’s Gone Crackers we have our own dedicated gluten-free facility. To avoid any possibility of cross-contamination, we do not bring ingredients containing gluten into our factory.

We also occasionally test our ingredients and our finished products to be sure that they are not contaminated. The test we use detects gluten at 10 parts per million (ppm). Our products and ingredients have always come up as ‘less than 10 ppm,’ which means no detectable gluten.”

Their products are gluten-free, vegan, organic, and contain ancient grains and whole foods.

But how do they taste?

I thought the cookies were great.  Each box has two packages of cookies inside which means that opening a box doesn’t mean that all of them need to be eaten before going stale.

The first ones I tried were the ginger snaps.  They were a hard crunchy cookie with lots of ginger flavor, just like a ginger snap should be.  After that, I thought maybe all the cookies would be crunchy, but I was wrong.

The double chocolate and n’oatmeal raisin cookies were soft.  The chocolate chip cookies were somewhere in between, I think.  My son opened those cookies while I was gone.  He ate one package and left the second one opened overnight.  The humidity made the cookies soft.  They were still very good, but not their original texture.  He said they were crunchy originally.

The double chocolate cookies were pretty soft too.  They were probably my favorite, but honestly it’s hard to choose.  I really liked them all and would buy them in the future.

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The sticks & twigs are a pretzel type snack.  They are made from brown rice, flax, quinoa, sesame, amaranth, millet, and chia seeds. The sticks are hollow in the middle and come in three flavors sea salt, curry, and chipotle tomato.

My kids and a friend of theirs liked these okay.  They wouldn’t be their first choice for a snack, but if it’s their only option, they would eat them.  I liked them pretty well.  They have a very nice crunch to them, but sometimes I would hit a particularly hard seed or something while I was chewing.

The curry and chipotle tomato snacks were spicy, but not overly so.  Curry is not a favorite of ours, but if you like curry, I bet you will like these.

While the snacks are good by themselves, you can also use them for dipping in things like salsa or hummus.  Since I’m not a fan of spicy (even medium hot) foods, I particularly enjoyed the curry and chipotle tomato snacks dipped in hummus.  The hummus helped counter the spice and made it just right for me.

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The Giveaway:  One winner will receive four boxes of cookies (one of each flavor) and three bags of sticks and twigs (one of each flavor).  The giveaway is limited to US and Canadian residents.  In Canada, the products are called Mary’s Organic Crackers, but contain the same ingredients.

To enter you must leave a comment on this post, not on my Facebook page and not an email.  If you receive my updates by email, click on the title and it will take you to my blog page where you can leave a comment.

Leave a separate comment for each entry:

The giveaway will end on Friday, September 9th at 11:00 pm eastern time.  The winner will be contacted by email and will have 24 hours to respond after being contacted.  I will update this post with the name of the winner after the winner has been confirmed.

Disclaimer:  I was provided with Mary’s Gone Crackers products free of charge.  The opinions in this post are my own.



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Comments

    • helen says

      I absolutely love the gingersnap cookies!!!!! It’s the closest I have found to the real thing. I buy two boxes at a time cause one is not enough!

  1. Maria says

    Would love to give my husband an opportunity to tr these. He misses both cookies and pretzels.

  2. Mary H. says

    I have not tried Mary’s Gone Crackers products nor have I seen them in any of my stores.

  3. Ellen B. says

    I LOVE Mary’s Gone Crackers crackers! I haven’t seen their snacks, pretzels or cookies, and wish I had them locally. I often eat their crackers for a tasty lunch with chicken salad in lieu of a sandwich…yum! Even my husband who is not GF liked them. My sister who also has celiac and lives in NYC loved them. In a word…they’re GREAT.

  4. Mari says

    I already subscribe by email. I was surprised that Mary’s Gone Crackers made cookies. I haven’t seen them yet at any of my stores, but I will be looking for them. The Twiglets sound interesting. I haven’t tried them yet, but after your review, I will give them a chance.

  5. Pam says

    I like the pepper ones….really crunchy. I follow you everywhere 😉 Have not tried their cookies

  6. Michelle says

    I have tried the crackers and twigs and was not a big fan. But I would love to try the cookies! Everybody (and company) deserves a second chance!

  7. Karen says

    I love the Mary’s Gone Crackers crackers! I have not tried the Stix and Twiggs or the cookies. I’ve seen the Stix and Twiggs but I’ve not seen the cookies anywhere! I am particularly pleased to read that they package them in two separate packages so you don’t open them and have to figure out how to keep them fresh. I wonder if they would consider doing that for the crackers…..

  8. Karen says

    I am already on your mailing list…and I throughly enjoy your blog. You have some great recipes.

  9. Kay says

    I’ve never tried Mary’s Gone Crackers. I sure would like to try the pretzels!

  10. says

    I have tried both thier crackers and pretzel sticks and like them :) I would love to try the cookies!

  11. Janis S. says

    I had Mary’s Gone Crackers crackers at a friend’s house and they were great! I haven’t seen the cookies at the store and would love to try them.

  12. kim says

    I too have tried Mary’s Gone Crackers and didn’t love the crackers, especially the carraway crackers….i ended up throwing the whole box out and I hated being so wasteful but they were that bad! So that being said, I would LOVE to try to cookies and twigs!

  13. Barb Urban says

    I have tried the rice crackers but not the cookies or twigs. I would love to try them!

  14. kerry says

    I have not gotten a chance to try Mary’s Gone Crackers (love the name!). Can’t wait to try.

  15. says

    I’ve tried Marys Gone Crackers and didn’t particularly like them. But you know how us Celiac’s are. We’re always willing to try something new in hopes that we find something that tastes so good. So I’d love to win this give away just for a chance to try these products!

  16. says

    I tried Mary’s Gone Crackers Black Pepper Crackers many years ago, but not her other products. I would love to try them!

  17. Deanna says

    I subscribe via email, fb, and twitter. I have tried the crackers in original and herb, love them for eating with Laughing Cow cheese! I did not know MGC made cookies or pretzels, would love to try them!

  18. bridget says

    We really like the sea salt sticks and twigs. I’d love to try the other flavors, as well as the cookies.

  19. Sherron says

    I was not aware that they made cookies. I tried the crackers before and I wasn’t a fan of them either. It is good to know that the cookies are better than the crackers. Thank you for the review.

  20. Barbara says

    I’ve enjoyed all the flavors of Mary’s Gone Crackers, and have tried the sticks and twigs. I’d like to try the cookies!

  21. Jamie Seigfried says

    I have never tried this brand of snacks before, but would love too!

  22. Carrie Elsass says

    I have tried the crackers and the sticks & twigs, but did not even realize that they have cookies!

  23. Terri says

    I have not tried the Mary’s Gone Crackers but would like to. I find it difficult to find gluten-free snacks unless I make them home-made. Thank you.

  24. Cindy Winther says

    I have tried the Mary’s Gone Crackers and thought they were pretty good. I was not aware that they have cookies either. I would love to try them. Thank you for the giveaway!

  25. RC says

    I love their crackers. I’d love to get these cookies and pretzels for my girlfriend who eats gluten free. I subscribe via email.

  26. Tracey says

    I have tried their crackers and love them, I would love to try the cookies too!

  27. Pat says

    I enjoy the crackers but have not tried the cookies. They look delicious. Would love to give them a try.

  28. says

    I Loooooooooooooooove the sticks and twigs! I used to go through 2 bags a week…I usually eat them plain, but agree that they’re great in hummus or guacamole! I’ve never tried the cookies though.

  29. Pegeen malone says

    Wow, liked and posted. I’ve tried the sticks and twigs, but I would love to try the cookies!

  30. Jeanne Leder says

    I’ve tried the crackers, but had no idea that there were cookies! Would love to try them. Haven’t seen them in my favorite stores.

  31. Jeanne Leder says

    I would certainly love to win the samples so I could try the things I’ve not seen before! The sticks and twigs sound yummy. Thanks for clueing me in!

  32. Laurie P. says

    Oh! The goodies we have done without or made terrible substitutions for delicious snacks. I can hear myself now, opening the box……..crunch, munch….they sound like a treat I need to try!

  33. says

    Mary’s Gone Crackers makes good crackers. My husband even liked them, in spite of an occasional too-crunchy seed. The crackers have a really nice flavor and plenty of crunchiness. We haven’t tried the cookies or Sticks and Twigs yet.

  34. Gail says

    I have tried Mary’s Organic Crackers here in Canada. They are more widely available now than they were a few years ago. We can buy them in the double pack at Cosco. I like them quite well with the nut butters for a quick morning pick me up at work.

  35. Kim says

    I have tried Mary’s crackers, original flavor, and absolutely LOVE them. I have also tried the sea salt twigs and love them as well. I have never tried the cookies, but would love to!!!! :)

  36. Brenda says

    We actually liked the crackers, but we were gourging ourselves in blueberry rolled goat cheese!

  37. Dannette Brown says

    We have never had the pleasure of trying Mary’s Gone Crackers but would love to try them. Not many gluten-free products in the stores where we are located.

  38. Shannon J says

    I’ve tried the Sticks and Twigs (have to agree with the kids on that one) but haven’t seen the cookies here locally and I love cookies.

  39. Hope says

    I haven’t tried any of Mary’s Gone Crackers products but I’m going to check for them at my grocery store.

  40. Joanna says

    I miss pretzels so much I can’t wait to try these! I love this blog it is so helpful in finding new gluten free products! Thank you!

  41. Susan F says

    I have tried the Original Mary’s Gone Crackers crackers and loved them, great with lots of different dips. Would love to try the Ginger snaps they are my ultimate fav

  42. says

    Mary’s Gone Crackers have Gingersnaps??!! I’d LOVE to win and SHARE about this product!

    Pick me Linda, pick ME :)

    Thanks for your wonderful Blog, it really helps me!

  43. Lee says

    I haven’t tried any of the Mary’s Gone Crackers items, but I have been looking for a tasty cracker for the holidays. This will be my first gluten free holiday season and cream cheese with Pic-a-Peppa sauce are a tradition. I would love to try both their crackers and cookies.

  44. Jodi Castallo says

    I LOVE Mary’s Gone crackers’ products especially the Stick and Twigs I can’t live without them!!

  45. Jessica Budd says

    I have not yet tried the Mary’s products but I would love to. Thank you for your honest opinion.

  46. Colleen M. says

    I have never tried any of the products: crackers, cookies, or “sticks & twigs”. Would love to be a winner!

  47. Christine says

    I’ve tried Mary’s Gone Crackers Caraway crackers, chipotle tomato twigs, and most recently the chocolate chip cookies. I love the cookies, though not so much the twigs or crackers (most likely due to the particular flavors rather than the product itself). With my recently discovered corn allergy, these cookies are some of the only gluten free cookies that don’t use corn flour/corn starch, so they are a go-to snack for me now.

  48. Meghan says

    I subscribe by email; I have a box of herb crackers sitting in my cabinet. After reading this, I’ll open them up soon and give them a try.

  49. Neva says

    Have not seen this brand where I live. Would love to be able to sample some, this cookies sound great.

  50. Cara Goedecke says

    I have tried the crackers, but I would love to try the cookies, I have yet to try them, which is surprising because usually I am the first one to try anything new! Thanks for the giveaway!

  51. Patricia Rosart says

    I have tried Mary’s Gone Crackers Organic Crackers in Canada. The crackers are fantastic, they are crunchy, nutty tasting, and full of flavour! Great as a snack alone or with toppings! I would love to try the cookies and the sticks & twigs products :)

  52. Blue says

    I have never had any of the Mary’s Gone Crackers products, probably because I don’t think I’ve ever seen them at my local grocery store. However, they do look delicious, especially the cookies. I would love to try them in the future, maybe, as the lucky winner. 😉

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  56. Cookie says

    Never tried any of Mary’s Gone Crackers products, but I saw someone mentioned ginger snaps? Who doesn’t like ginger snaps!

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  58. Karen says

    I subscribe to your blog and love the crackers but have not tried any other products.

  59. Karen says

    I like Mary’s Gone Crackers on Facebook. Would love to try their products-have only tried their crackers but I love them. We have a family of 5 and 4 are gluten free.

  60. Denise says

    I am new to gluten free and have never tried them. Would love to know where I can purchase them.

  61. Deborah J Austin says

    I haven’t tried any of these products, but I would LOVE to win them. I’m not sure they are available in my area, but you can bet your booty I’m gonna check it out, they sound delish!!!

  62. Shari says

    I’ve seen the crackers and the Sticks and Twigs in the store, but haven’t tried them yet. I like the idea of having some “snacky” things around, but try not to get too carried away buying a whole bunch of gluten-free snacks since I have no self-discipline. 😉

  63. Nancy says

    Have never heard of or tried this product,but sounds great. Would love to win!

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