There's an almost imperceptible sweetness just in the background of the salty that has you tempted to go back for more, isn't there? While these cookies are no longer made, Pepperidge Farm Milano Melts offer a similar experience if you're feeling nostalgic. You know what? I'm also pretty sure this is the only format in which I ingested figs until, like, age 27. But the fundamentals really haven't changed: Peel it off the cellophane and delicately savor each pectin-packing… oh, who are you kidding, just crumple the damn thing up and devour it. Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Here is a quick list of other cereals that 100% need to be made into candy bars: Cap'n Crunch, Lucky Charms, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Fruity Pebbles… basically every cereal except Grape-Nuts? Just proceed with caution, OK? These were potato chips that came in 2 types: Criss-cross [chips cut so they look like grids] and Tato Skins [exactly like the chips of the same name]. The following year saw the introduction of Smith’s first flavor – Chicken. Because learning is fun, so stick with us! I keep wanting to compare them to Tato Skins, but I don't think that would be fair. The gloriously cheesy inside. Lottech96 12 years 9 months ago Posts: 1282 ... but they were called "Doolies". When it was just plain and peanut, M&M's were already a snack force to be reckoned with, but the number of taste bud-expanding M&M-related developments in my lifetime is staggering. 8 / 67g left. Oil. You could nab a two-pack of these with the loose change from underneath your car seat and have yourself a more primally satisfying cupcake experience. Little Debbie also makes Fudge Rounds, which are basically choco-fied Oatmeal Creme Pies, and somehow the Oatmeal Creme Pies are significantly better. In fact, I'm fully willing to bet that if there were a flavor called "Grandpa's Old Nails," the can would be empty before I got home from the grocery store. Props to David for having the foresight to realize that even sunflower seeds ought to offer a ranch flavor. From Cheddar & Bacon Potato Skins to Buffalo Ranch Party Bites, you’ll be sure to “wow” everyone around the snack bowl. DAMN. Unless they're the buttered popcorn ones. He went on a weeks-long peanut butter 'n chocolate-eating binge the likes of which no one had ever seen, but it all started with a bag of miniature Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. -- ML. Hips don't lie! Though you're inevitably going to eat the entire sleeve of Donettes anyway, then feel a roughly equal amount of shame. So it is constantly with Cheddar. They’ve been made by the same company (Wabash Foods) since their inception, but you probably remember them being sold as a Keebler product. I'm just waiting for them to roll out the inevitable peanut butter-pretzel M&M's that will be roughly the size of a golf ball. Corn. Had modern-themed commercials. Bart Simpson may have been telling us to eat his shorts — gag me with a spoon — but that offer was easy to refuse, because there were just so many other great foods to chow down on in the '80s. -- ML, The evolutionary Fruit Roll-Up. And he was on Shark Tank?! And he was in an episode of The Office?! Course Appetizer. 1x 2x 3x. You have the opportunity to pretend you have really long, delicious fingernails. Her attorney C.K. Of course, banning them would only result in a hellish black-market situation so that won't work either. Of course, the task of selecting the 100 best snacks of all time required us to establish some ground rules, or we'd be facing edible anarchy. Also the actual edible part has a slightly softer, more gentle texture than its forefather. Still, my favorite Skittles-related memory remains hearing a camp counselor from London with a super-heavy accent pronounce them "Skih-uls." The flavor of garlic is tasted in every bite. This is a whole that completely transcends its parts, with little sugar crystals dancing on your tongue and the thick walls of chocolate that make it easy to break the four pieces apart melting the minute it hits your tongue, tying the whole thing together. Tato Wilds on Made by Keebler. You're thinking of sneaking off so you can finish half a box in one sitting free of judgment, aren't you? Well hot damn, he was a Los Angeles talent agent who borrowed money from Marvin Gaye to launch his cookie business, which became an instant sensation. How does a chip that isn't even a chip that's made with flavors forged in a lab (for real, we got a peek at how they're made and it's mad science) get so much right? Rolled for the salsa at the bottom of the jar. Scoops for chili. Call it one of the more underrated theme songs in cartoon history. Cinnamon! When the world ends in a couple weeks, it will remain the most delicious thing you can scavenge in the wasteland… and not just because cockroaches aren't vanilla-flavored. I lost my train of thought. They look kinda like that. Tato Skins, which are similar to Pringles but thicker (and darker on one side to mimic actual potato skins) were released in 1897 and actually have a pretty interesting history. Listen to all the presidents. Are you picturing Tato Skins? You're good where you are, Grape-Nuts. Introduced in 1988, Lunchables were a brilliant invention by Oscar Meyer to sell more lunch meat by appealing to busy working moms. Each color has a part to play. Like Lays and Pringles, there are seemingly 400 flavors of Ruffles on the shelf at any given point, but only Cheddar & Sour Cream are worth your time -- Lord knows why some monsters keep buying the cheeseburger ones! It went into my fried chicken seasoning. -- AK, This upstart brand is more addictive than anything marketing itself as a healthful snack option has a right to be. 170 / 2,300g left. Leaving the skin intact can also help pr… Towards the end of the 1960s, Associated Products and Distribution Pty Ltd., partnered with PepsiCo beverages Ltd, purchased a 41.5% share of Smith's Potato Crisps. Every '80s kid remembers commercials showing the Keebler elves hard at work baking cookies in their treehouse kitchen. I bring them up only because, generally speaking, I tend toward being a snack originalist, believing that, more often than not, the original version of something is the purest expression of its essence. Weirdly, nobody gets them right, probably because they're not sure what they are. -- AK, There it sits at the bottom of the candy bar section, gathering dust. Bugles are quite possibly the most criminally underappreciated savory snack out there. The PB Max was a truly unique sweet, made by layering peanut butter and oats over a crunchy cookie, then coating the whole thing in chocolate. But baseball dugouts and episodes of The X-Files wouldn't be the same without them. The understated pleasure of eating an elephant that tastes a little like a graham cracker is in and of itself one of life's simple joys, best consumed while making inappropriate poaching jokes to a toddler who has no idea why you think it's so funny. These are often purchased with some kind of dip in mind, yet they require absolutely zero help. And you know what? We’ve put the authentic flavors of your favorite appetizers into light crunchy snacks. One flavor was sour cream and onion: the chip itself was shaped like a Combo (cracker- or pretzel-snack), and inside the chip was a sour cream and onion filling. Then start munching on this tasty list of the 100 finest snacks we've ever encountered. The perfectly sized flecks of salt that tell your taste buds "it's OK, just one more handful." Just a compact wad of cheese powder. -- AK, They're the dominant poppable chocolate in candy jars, Christmas stockings, gift bags, and lunch bags due to the fact that they deliver a quick, adorable dose of cocoa in everything from classic milk chocolate to almond and, if you're feeling fancy, white chocolate. Also, there's a Sour Cream & Onion flavor, which… look, I get that you can't always have a jar of French onion dip around, but if you're eating Ruffles, maybe you should. -- ML, I love Chex Mix, but my esteemed colleague Khushbu Shah loves it more and is incensed that it's not in the top five, and is even placed below Gardetto's. -- AK, Before it inspired the name of my seventh-favorite song by The Hold Steady, Chips Ahoy! They should possibly be classified as a narcotic. Purchase one of the comically large tubs at Costco and your entire family will be able to enjoy them for… not nearly as long as you'd think. privacy policy Think of Tato Skins as mini baked potatoes, topped just right. Flavors Barbecue, Ketchup, Nacho Cheese, Sour Cream& Onion, Cheddar Cheese, Pizza, Hot Buffalo Wing What the hell is even happening? 7 Min, TRIVIA When I close my eyes and think "potato chip" and "picnic" -- which I do with alarming regularity -- it's what I think of. Hot damn, it worked after all! Good. Taco and Nacho versions in 1967 and 1972 stepped things up a bit, but nothing matches the excitement that came with the release of Cool Ranch Doritos in 1986. I don't know what kind of devil alchemy happens when you combine an Oreo with milk, but I know the first time I ingested said combination my world was never the same. I've tasted the rainbow plenty in my day, if by "taste" you mean "thrown handfuls in my mouth so that they all merge into a monstrous fruit punch-flavored ball that takes way too long to chew -- why don't you eat slower?" I always just assumed Famous Amos was cooked up in some corporate boardroom because it rhymed. And the cookie… hoo-boy, that cookie. No chips. You have maybe the best nacho cheese flavor that doesn't end in "-ito." Maybe this should be higher? The layer of caramel or peanut butter is the perfect cushion. Not satisfied with the success of Fruit Roll-Ups, Fruit Corners released pouches of tiny fruit-flavored candy bits called Fruit Wrinkles in 1986. Gotta do something to make these deliciously boring cookies more fun! -- AK, These beauties are unequivocally the most important pretzel-related snacking innovation to come around in the last 15 years. *) But don't take my word for it. (Oh, and British people get chicken and shrimp flavors.) "Honey Mustard and Onion Pretzel Pieces"… how exotic-sounding! So yeah, 38 feels about right. Carnation Instant Breakfast has been around since the '60s, but by the '80s, an on-the-go breakfast meant grabbing a Carnation Instant Breakfast Bar. Sadly, the PB Max was short-lived, just like Planters PB Crisps, which came out a few years later and were quickly discontinued. See more ideas about soda pop, soft drinks, my childhood memories. -- AK. Named for the University of Florida's football team, Gatorade dominated the sports drink market when it came out in the '60s. These days, though, Pringles makes dozens and dozens of flavors. The only thing that came close, Eagle Nacho Cheese Chips, went to the big snack bin in the sky decades ago. Between this and Bubble Tape the '90s were a real heydey for introducing snacks that would be at home in the packing section of a hardware store. Sodium 2,130g. It takes longer to unroll. When you think about it, Handi-Snacks can really teach kids values like restraint and resource management. Source: FatSecret Platform API. Then I snapped out of it and went back to chugging those little cherry- and grape-flavored goblins like a madman. You were camping, weren't you? Hell, yes! However, underappreciated does not equal "best." 1 candy back when I had a less refined palate and things like "nuts" frightened me. Kids and adults alike clamored for this frozen toaster pastries, which came with packets of sweet creamy icy to swirl on top. That's what I love about you, M&M's. Glad we had this talk. South Patch Kids manage to hit the exact perfect amount of sour -- enough of a kick to please the sour-chasing crowd, but not so strong that you don't find yourself wanting to go back over and over. For accessibility, we limited ourselves to things that are reasonably available at most American corner stores, mini-marts, and other workaday snack-purveyors. Peanut butter? Still, all mass-produced licorice should be judged on its ability to effectively double as a straw in a movie theater, and while Twizzlers Twists work, you often walk away with strained cheek muscles from sucking too hard, and the thickness of the licorice tends to make it rock-hard when it meets an icy beverage. Keebler's baked potato skin flavored chips are featured in this commercial (sung by an a-Capella group) with the Keebler elves and an iconic stop-motion animation of … It looks like you're eating poop and it always makes you think of The Goonies. It's just a a bouncy tube of vanilla sponge cake filled with white cream. -- ML, They're tasty enough, but the gel-to-candy ratio is a little extreme. -- AK, Stacy's Simply Naked Pita Chips are incredibly alluring for reasons that have nothing to do with a female brand name adding "naked" as a descriptor. It wasn't a top-seller, so Mickey D's pulled it off the menu in favor of something much more popular ... McNuggets. 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