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Snooki pitches cookies in an effort to shed her 'Jersey Shore' booze butt [poll]

June 16, 2010 |  6:40 pm

"Obviously, real cookies are not good."

Can we trust any woman who says a thing like that? Especially if that woman is Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi of "Jersey Shore"?

Attention baked-goods fans: This post is about Snooki, and cookies, but has absolutely nothing to do with the delicious, slightly underbaked treats known as Snookies Cookies that have been showing up in overstuffed Southern California gift baskets since Rick Dees first tried them on the air in 1983.

Yeah, 1983, a.k.a. "four years before Snooki was born" and "right around when we were in college."

To combat her booze booty, Polizzi reveals, she is on one of those trendy cookie diets; she appeared Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" to help Dr. Sanford Siegal hawk his portion-control wares.

"The reason why I’m on this diet is because of alcohol," she said. "On the show, obviously, we ...

... party a lot and that’s how we have fun and that’s how I gained all my weight."

Dr. Siegal, the brains behind Dr. Siegal's cookie diet, chimed in: "We do not recommend alcohol as part of Dr. Siegal's cookie diet."

That professional opinion, of course, throws the doors way back open to what we fondly recall as our "Dr. Undergrad" diet of cheap beer and Chips Ahoy goodness. Did we mention The Times has in fact reviewed cookie-diet science? Yeah, it has. Not the Chips Ahoy-Coors Light science, though, but no worries: We personally testify that it will not help you shed any tonnage. 

And what about rumors that half the "Jersey Shore" cast is going to be booted for Season 3?

"To be honest, I have no idea if we’ll be back for Season 3," Polizzi said, "but regardless -- we’ll still be at the shore partying."

To be honest, that doesn't surprise us one bit.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

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