State Fair of Texas names food treat semi-finalists

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The State Fair of Texas has announced the semi-finalists for this year's Big Tex Choice Awards. Some of the savory creations include BBQ Pork Rangoons, Loaded Baked Potato Funnel Cake, and Fried Oreo Gelato Pop. The Big Tex Choice Awards will be presented next month. The fair opens on September 28th.

Here's a full list of the semi-finalists:


  • BBQ Pork Rangoons
  • Cajun Crab Bombs
  • Calypso Island Shrimp Bowl
  • Chicks in a Cone
  • Deep Fried Chicken Cordon Bleu Stuffed Waffles
  • Deep Fried Mexican Mole
  • Deep Fried Street Corn
  • Deep Fried Texican
  • Fried Burnt End Burrito
  • Fry Rub and Rye
  • Good Ole Creole Boudin Egg Roll with Pepper Jack Cheese
  • Loaded Baked Potato Funnel Cake
  • PB&J Bacon Pickle Dog
  • Pig in a Cannoli
  • Southern Fried Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Ball
  • Stokin-Smokin Cowboy's Bacon and Brisket Egg Roll
  • Stuffed Fried Mexi-Cone
  • Texas Cream Corn Casserole Fritters
  • Texas Fried Fritos Pie Burrito Dog
  • The "Aint No Lie it's Fried" Steak


  • Big Red Chicken Bread
  • Champagne Jell-O Hot Shot
  • Deep Fried Bayou Fruit Bites
  • Deep Fried CRACKER JACK
  • Deep Fried Energy Bites
  • Deep Fried Nutella Custard Stuffed French Toast
  • Extreme Fried Bananarama
  • Fla'Mango Tango
  • Fried Crème Brulee Berry Crunch
  • Fried Oreo Gelato Pop
  • Fried Southern Bourbon Bread Pudding
  • Peanut Butter Cup Snookie
  • Quick Fried "Black Gold" Truffles

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