SHESPEAKS Your Power to Influence

Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe: Would You Try This?

Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe: Would You Try This?

From fried Oreos to meal worm dipped candy apples, fairs are always pushing the envelope with bizarre and calories ridden snack concoctions. The latest strange food pairing is the Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe being sold at the San Diego County Fair. Folks can satisfy their salty and sweet tooth when they bite into the Sloppy Joe filling squeezed between two glazed doughnut buns.

The Los Angeles Times reports about the latest fair food addition being sold by the deep-fried professional, Chicken Charlie’s, in San Diego. Chicken Charlie’s also offers up Krispy Kreme chicken sandwiches, bacon-wrapped pickles, deep-fried balls of battered red Kool-aid, and deep-fried Twinkies.

Though the outrageous sounding snacks may be tempting to try, the fat and calorie content has got to be through the roof. It has been estimated that this sandwich will set you back over 500 calories and contains about 20 grams of fat.

Followers of the Chicken Charlie Facebook page seem to know it’s bad for you but can’t resist giving it a try. One commenter wrote, “I think I gained 10 lbs and had 2 arteries clog just reading this, but as always I just gotta try it!!!!!”

What is your take on the Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe? Would you give it a try?

Share your reviews of the strange fair food you’ve sampled in the past!
 

Make a Comment

Comment  *
 
 
  • breezie By breezie
    06.19.13  

    I wouldn't try this, but my cousin made a grilled bacon cheeseburger on a krispy kreme last summer.

  • breezie By breezie
    06.19.13  

    Forgot to say, it was delicious!

  • Kay3131 By Kay3131
    06.19.13  

    I would not be able to try it - maybe if I did not know in advance what it is, I'd be able to take a bite. But knowing what it is - just no.

  • laurasabo By laurasabo
    06.19.13  

    I would love to try the sandwich

  • annamc62 By annamc62
    06.20.13  

    I would not try this item it seems very unhealthy and concept nor flavor seems appealing.

  • kicken91 By kicken91
    06.20.13  

    This looks awful! would defiantly not attempt to try this

  • chachi By chachi
    06.22.13  

    Sounds delicious! I will try it.

  • JadeGC By JadeGC
    06.24.13  

    some things are definitely pushing the envelope too far, meats and sweets rarely mix together and this situation I would opt for a different entree'

  • Texmel By Texmel
    06.25.13  

    Uh.....no.

  • your1chef By your1chef
    06.25.13  

    As with everything, I would try a bite. You never know until you try it- don't most of us say that to our kids?

More stories like this