Fresh fruit, like watermelon, instantly becomes fair food when deep fried, served on a stick and drizzled with syrup.
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This fair food might be king of the sweet-and-salty category, with the sugary doughnuts holding savory hamburger meat and cheese, topped with a salty slice of bacon.
Ice cream sundaes and chocolate chip cookies are classic desserts by themselves, but mashing them together makes for one sweet treat.
Thanksgiving may only come once a year, but with this sweet potato pie ice cream, you'll taste all of the flavors from Grandma's holiday recipe.
This is the new ice cream sandwich: vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two cinnamon-sugar doughnuts and topped with caramel sauce.
If you're brave enough to try this crazy ice cream flavor, it's sure to satisfy both your sweet-and-spicy palate.
Head down to Florida for the freshest interpretation of this fair food. We hear that it tastes just like chicken!
Ah, the perfect marriage of two favorite breakfast foods: cinnamon rolls and waffles.
Influenced by French ancestors, residents of the Deep South have been eating fried frog legs for centuries. And fried okra is a Southern staple as well.
It's pretty hard to beat fried pickles when it comes to fair food. The sweet crunch of the pickle with the crispy fried outer layer never disappoints.
If you're looking for a traditional dessert taste with a fair food feel, go for this decadent red velvet funnel cake.
If you like beef, the soft-shell crab taco probably isn't for you. For a unique, meaty alternative, try a unique beef tongue taco.
Sometimes you just want a good ol' comfort dish at the fair. These fried green tomatoes should hit the spot.
This basket of fries topped with lobster and lemon aioli looks like it belongs in a hip downtown restaurant, not a carnival food stand.
Remember when we said "Go big or go home?" The same imperative applies to French fries.
When it comes to fair food, you have to go big with this double-sized dog, or go home.
For a creative twist on the traditional dog, a Japanese-inspired version might become an adventurous meat lover's new favorite indulgence.
At the fair, instead of sitting down with a plate full of BBQ, coleslaw, baked potato and beans, grab this potato piled high with all the fixings of a Southern BBQ plate.
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