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JOYCECAIN SparkPoints: (83,139)
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2/19/14 5:54 P

Snickers is my sisters' and my favorite candy bar. Our all time fav. That is why I do not buy it. I can't even think about having one fried.

ARCHIMEDESII SparkPoints: (149,386)
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2/19/14 1:05 P

I'll admit it. I've always wanted to try the fried twinkie. I haven't yet only because I haven't been to a fair in years. I know it would do evil things to my stomach, but you got to live dangerously at least once in your life. LOL !

Speaking of foods you'd never thought someone would fry, you might want to check out this list of fried foods found at the Texas state fair.


gizmodo.com/the-11-weirdest-fried-foods-at
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JAMIRBLAZE Posts: 1,119
2/19/14 12:56 P

Even at my unhealthiest, these deep fried treats never appealed to me. I'd rather have something high quality.

KELCIE14 SparkPoints: (13,770)
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2/19/14 12:08 P

Had an ex bf who was obsessed with Snickers, so we absolutely had to try it at the New York State Fair. It was ok. Don't know if I would have one again, but was glad to have tried it :)

RIET69 SparkPoints: (47,087)
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2/19/14 11:01 A

Owwww that would ruin my favorite candy bar!!

CJGODESS101 SparkPoints: (30,781)
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2/19/14 10:55 A

They do have these at the Minnesota State Fair, and they are interesting. I have tried them, split it with some friends.

On a side note, Andrew Zimmern did a Taste of America at the Minnesota State Fair, it aired around Christmas. We eat lots of weird fried foods at the state fair in Minnesota.

1LADYLEO SparkPoints: (27,602)
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2/19/14 3:39 A

sounds gross

CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (84,916)
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2/19/14 12:38 A

My kids would live it - would hurt my teeth. They are sensitive.

PLUGINALONG SparkPoints: (25,179)
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2/16/14 6:27 P

Just a very, very special treat.

LOLA_LALA Posts: 659
2/16/14 6:18 P

Good for you, for turning down a treat that proved disappointing! I think that's a huge step toward becoming a more and more discerning diner, and you definitely understand that :)

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,856
2/16/14 6:08 P

hmmm that didn't sound to good but I guess we don't know unless we try , I know my son and hubby tried deep fried oreo's once and they loved it me I was like NOOOOOO THANK YOU HAHAHA

ETHELMERZ SparkPoints: (108,153)
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2/16/14 3:10 P

I've noticed, when we never tasted anything decadent before, and are on a diet, suddenly, the food item sounds so wonderful, so, we have some, and then, usually, it's very disappointing!! But, it's a good thing we tasted it, so it's out of our mind now, move on.............

NWLIFESRC Posts: 9,316
2/16/14 1:52 P

one

--MEOW-- Posts: 3,383
2/16/14 12:43 P

lol sounds kinda ew... probably not even worth the (100000) calories...

QUEEN-EYDIE Posts: 11,024
2/16/14 11:28 A

Doesn't sound very appealing even as a novelty! emoticon

FINDINGMYSELF61 SparkPoints: (1,916)
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2/16/14 10:32 A

It is a popular dessert here. A King size Snickers bar,or 2 regular bars are deep fried in a sweet batter, topped with whipped cream or ice cream at a resturant. At the fair they are served on a stick.. I've heard people rave about how good these are. Truthfully I'm not a fan, and won't be ordering a deep fried candy bar again. I never had one before, so thought I'd give it a try .Now its on my I'll Never Do that Again List!

SLLYONS51 Posts: 2,520
2/16/14 9:53 A

People will fry anything even dill pickles! Well done. I wouldn't have finished anything I didn't like either.

JANCARD SparkPoints: (67,038)
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2/16/14 9:48 A

Great for you not eating something just because you ordered it!

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Gotta tell you now that I've been eating healthier for a while, deep fried food has less & less appeal for me. It's funny because fried food used to be one of my weaknesses, but now I wouldn't order it because I know it would taste too heavy and greasy for me.

SECTION1RON Posts: 5,895
2/16/14 9:38 A

Never had one but am curious about taste. That is a case of it is probably to better not know what I am missing.

MARYELA Posts: 606
2/16/14 9:36 A

i saw Paula Deen deep fry ice cream once it was interesting though

SUZIEQUE77 SparkPoints: (9,254)
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2/16/14 8:49 A

If I was going to eat Snickers (which would be an extremely rare choice for me, but a possibility if it was counted in my plan) I sure would want it plain, not fried in some greasy battered stuff or however they do it. I have heard of fried oreos and stuff like that. Maybe I have been health conscious for too long because I could easily overindulge on common foods without feeling I had to batter and fry foods that are already too rich and fat and calorie filled.

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2/16/14 7:20 A

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I think the Minnesota State Fair has them. And maybe restaurants around the Twin Cities. Personally, it sounds gross to me. I am glad you didn't finish it since you didn't like it.

STEELER71 Posts: 7,015
2/16/14 4:52 A



I had my first fried Snickers when we were in Germany back in the 80's.

LADYCJM SparkPoints: (40,388)
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2/16/14 12:31 A

I've only seen deep fried candy bars at the county fair. For some reason the thought has never appealed....

SLIMMERKIWI SparkPoints: (151,585)
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2/15/14 11:44 P

That is actually quite common, and they are sold in some Take-Away shops here. I don't know about yours, but here they are dunked in batter and deep fried. All I can say is: Rich, Rich, and Richer, and Calories, calories and MORE calories.

It is sometimes done with scoops of ice-cream too.

Kris



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2/15/14 11:38 P

Wow, I had never heard of fried snickers!!!

EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
2/15/14 9:22 P

Good for you for not eating a dessert that didn't taste good to you.

Life is too short to waste on yucky food lol.

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2/15/14 9:13 P

Today is hubbys birthday so went to a resturant for dinner. I did ok ordering the fish dinner. Afterwards when the waiter suggested dessert, he chose bread pudding and never having fried snickers I chose to give it a try since this was a treat and something I normally don't eat. The dessert arrived looking nicely presented topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup. My mouth watered at the sight! After a few small bites YUCK! I couldn't eat it! Brought it home, so maybe he can have it tomorrow as a snack, or tossing it away.

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