The Milano® cookie is a Pepperidge Farm® classic: simple and elegant. It’s the perfect balance of luxuriously rich chocolate and crisp, delicate cookies. Flavored Milano® cookies are available throughout the year, and are made to match any mood or season. Available flavors include: Mint, Orange, Raspberry, Lemon, Dulce de Leche, Mocha, Salted Caramel, Banana, Key Lime, Candy Cane, and Pumpkin Spice.

Key Ingredients

Wheat Flour

We source only flour milled from high quality wheat grown in the U.S. and Canada.


We use granulated sugar to enhance the sweetness of our Milano® cookies; this is the traditional sugar you can find in your cabinets at home.

Milk and Semi Sweet Chocolates

Our semi sweet chocolate consists of sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa powder alkali, cocoa butter, butter oil, soy lecithin and vanilla extract. Our Milk Chocolate Milano® cookies use milk chocolate which consists of sugar, cocoa butter, whole milk powder, cocoa powder alkali, chocolate liquor, skim milk powder, soy lecithin, and vanilla extract.

Ingredients for Flavor

Milk Chocolate

We use milk chocolate in our Dulce de Leche Milano® cookies to deliver that classic milk chocolate taste.

Semi Sweet Chocolate

We use semi sweet chocolate in many of our Milano® cookies to deliver that signature chocolate taste.


We use granulated sugar to help enhance the sweetness of our Milano® cookies. Sugar is a common ingredient in baking and helps to also develop the golden brown color on the biscuit.

Natural flavors

A common term for flavors which give products their distinctive tastes. Natural flavors, oils or extracts can be derived from a wide range of foods such as fruits, vegetables and herbs. We choose natural flavors in order to avoid using artificial flavors.

Peppermint Oil

Peppermint oil is used in our Mint and Candy Cane Milano® cookies to help deliver the signature mint taste. It is made from the peppermint plant and is a common ingredient in such things as tea, chewing gum, and candy canes.

Dehydrated Raspberries

Dehydrated raspberries are used in our Raspberry Chocolate Milano® cookies.

Flavor Layer

Our flavor layers are made from cocoa, vegetable oils, and natural flavors. We use a variety of these to help add flavor to many of our Milano® varieties such as Raspberry Chocolate and Mocha Chocolate.

Ingredients for Texture


Eggs are used in our Milano® cookies to help combine ingredients, add natural color and provide a distinct texture.

Egg Whites

Egg whites are used in to help obtain the airy texture of our Milano® cookies and to help strengthen the dough.

Enriched Wheat Flour

The flour is enriched with essential nutrients: niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2) and folic acid. The flour we use is made from soft red winter wheat grown in the in the US and Canada.

Ingredients for Leavening

Baking Soda

We use Baking Soda to help the Milano® cookies rise in the oven.

Ingredients for Color


Is used in our Salted Caramel, Dulce de Leche Milano® cookies, and Pumpkin Spice Milano® cookies to help provide the brown and orange colors. The coloring is extracted from the reddish seeds of the achiote tree, which grows in tropical climates.

Blue Anthocyanin

Is used in our Salted Caramel Milano® cookies. This color is used with Annatto to help provide a light brown color. This color is a pigment that is derived from plants.

Caramel color

This is used in our Dulce de Leche Milano® cookies to help bring out the brown color in combination with Annatto. It is derived from sugar through a type of caramelization process.

Turmeric Extract

This is used in our Lemon Milano® cookies. Turmeric is a spice that helps to enhance the color of our lemon chocolate compound and generates a yellow pigment.

Beta carotene

A pigment that gives carrots, sweet potatoes and pumpkins their orange color. When added to food, it adds a yellow or orange color. Your body converts beta carotene to Vitamin A. This is used in our Banana Chocolate Milano® cookies to provide the yellow hue.

Red 40 Lake

Our Candy Cane Milano® cookies contain Red 40 lake, which is an artificial food color used in the candy cane coating.

Genetically Modified Ingredients

In America, approximately 90% of all canola, corn, soybean and sugar beet crops are grown from genetically modified seeds. Farmers have been using these seeds for more than 20 years as they are safe, reduce costs and improve yields.


- Vegetable Oil
- Soy Lecithin

Sugar beet

- Sugar


- Cornstarch


- Vegetable Oil

Non-GMO ingredients

- All other ingredients including enriched wheat flour, eggs and milk are not genetically modified.


We know that allergen information is important to our consumers. If any of our products include one of the top eight allergens it is indicated in the ingredients list on the product label. The eight most common allergens are peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, fish, wheat, soy and shellfish. If a natural flavoring contains one of these allergens this is clearly indicated in parentheses in the ingredients list on the product label.