As it turns out, the stunt was actually a marketing project by students in San Marcos, Texas. The students used Photoshop to impose a crimson cookie onto an Oreo Package, and said that Nabisco would be debuting the new flavor on Valentine's Day.
This week, rumors have been swirling around the Internet about a potential Red Velvet Oreo debut. While it was revealed that most of the talk and speculation turned out to be untrue, recent updates reveal how the story got started.
Check out the slideshow above to learn more about the Red Velvet Oreo.