juice and cookies

juice and cookies

Paltry, basic, and unsatisfying food and beverages. I wasn't expecting much more than juice and cookies, but they had a veritable feast waiting for us when we arrived.
See also: and, cooky, juice
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

juice and cookies

trivial and uninteresting snacks or refreshments. The party was not much. Nothing but juice and cookies. After juice and cookies, we all went back into the meeting room for another hour of talk, talk, talk.
See also: and, cooky, juice
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The PA senior political representative in Jerusalem Sari Nusseibeh is detained by the Israeli police for an hour because he has invited guests to a hotel in the Old City for orange juice and cookies. Internal Security Minister Uzi Landau said the reception qualified as a "terror-related" activity.