Oh, the State Fair of Texas. Where else can we find fried concoctions like Crunchy Fried Oinkers and deep-friend cannoli bites? You officially have until Sunday, October 23, to get your fried-food fix, and these are the nine treats that no diet is safe around. Enjoy!



Southern Fried Chicken and Dumplings with Biscuit Bites

A 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards finalist, this dish gives your grandmother’s traditional recipes a run for their money. And just like any good Southern dish should, it’s served with a side of gravy. Dur!

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Fried PB&J

It’s what you had for lunch growing up, but a thousand times more delicious.


Fried Oreos

You thought you loved Oreos before, and then you tried them fried—and now you will never be satisfied with the same-old-same-old version again. Wash them down with a fried lemonade (pictured).

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Dallas’s Fried Bacon-Tilla

A newcomer on the State Fair of Texas scene, but it was just a matter of time before bacon replaced a tortilla shell.


A Classic Funnel Cake

The dessert that put fried food on the map can only be righteously enjoyed at a state fair.

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State Fair Cookie Fries

Whether you choose chocolate chip or sprinkles, forget the ketchup. Dip these bad boys into milk chocolate or strawberry sauce.

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Fried Collard Greens

Because you need a healthy serving of green, don’t you?

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Fried Pizza

Because why the hell not?


Fletcher’s Original State Fair Corny Dogs

The OG of the State Fair of Texas, these famous fried friends have been making people smile since 1942 and come in original, cheese or jalapeño. The choice is yours, just try not to get too full.

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