Our favorite fried foods from America’s best fairs

Summer is officially here, and that means a few other things are here too, like swimming, family vacations and long, lazy days with lots of sunshine. But most of all, state fairs selling fried food.

Most people who have attended a state fair or two in their lives know this to be true and have seen such delicacies as fried Twinkies, fried sticks of butter and, of course, the corn dog.

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Here’s a look at some of the more exotic, outlandish, and just plain weird things that you can eat in deep-fried form at a state fair.

Fried Pickles

They may be new to people who don’t go to state fairs every year, and as odd fried foods go, the fried pickle is not that odd when it comes to taste.

Deep Fried Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup

Remember to get plenty of napkins when you decide to try this. The combination of high temperatures plus chocolate and peanut butter will get messy, as delicious as it is.

Fried Oreos

The cream filling in a fried Oreo will generally liquefy and may cause problems for those wearing dark clothing.

Deep Fried Strawberry Pop Tart

Pop Tarts in their original state are pretty good on their own, even if you don’t put them in the toaster.


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