What is your favorite "treat"?

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  1. DrivingPigeon

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    If you want to treat yourself to something, what do you eat? Or what do you get a big craving for every once and while?

    I love:
    -Lays sour cream and onion chips
    -Lowfat original Pringles
    -Chocolate covered mint oreos from a local chocolate store
    -Butterfingers

    Mmmmmmm...Now I'm hungry. ;)
     
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    I love cake, pretty much any flavor (but no cream cheese icing or frosting, and no genache). I don't have it as much as I want because most restaurants don't have cake as a dessert option, and when they do it's too rich for me. All I want is a good, homemade cake with good icing or frosting. Is that too much to ask? :lol:

    If I'm home by myself and making dinner, one thing I like to treat myself to is a big plate of pierogies. Yum!
     
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    A chunk of cheese,a few crackers and a glass of Chardonnay.
     
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    I adore carrot cake, but it has to be made with plain vanilla frosting or icing...which never happens, of course, unless I make it myself.

    I love German chocolate, but my hoosband doesn't like coconut so I almost never get to make it. I also love strawberry cake. Oh, and lemon cake! What I don't like is cooked fruit in cake. No thank you.

    There is a restaurant in the town where I live that has an amazing Black Forest cake. I mean seriously: Best. Ever.
     
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    Cheese and red wine. Just split a plate of cheese and crackers with Rockhubby (we each had our own wine glass).
     
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    Homemade banana ice cream.

    Seriously yummy!
     
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    (in no particular order)

    - good quality turkey jerky
    - gourmet caramel popcorn
    - York peppermint patties
    - dried persimmons
    - frozen yogurt w/ yogurt chips
    - salt & vinegar potato chips
    - See's candy (no truffles or dark chocolates)
    - Baskin Robbin's Daiquiri Ice ice cream
    - Rocky Mtn Chocolate Factory's milk choc pecan bears
    - Great American Cookies cheesecake brownie
    - Mrs. Fields used to have these lemon cookies that were the best, but they were discontinued
    - Jamba Juice matcha green tea blast got discontinued
    - Starbucks cake pops
    - pesto that I get from the Santa Monica FM

    (I'm probably forgetting a thing or two.) If someone wanted to put together a big package containing all these things, I'd be happy for weeks!
     
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    I love chocolate. Trader Joes makes a giant chocolate bar with almonds. A few squares of that is bliss. :)

    I'm not a health nut and I do eat sweets and junk food, although I try to keep it to a minimum.
     
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    Chips and dip
    M&Ms
    Nachos with cheese sauce
     
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    Anything from starbucks.
     
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    My new favorite are these Luna popsicles I get at our market that's kind of like Whole Foods. They are salted caramel. I don't crave sweets very often and they are expensive, but definitely a good "treat" every once in a while!
     
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    Chocolate cake, brownies, bagel chips, fries from chick fil a :)
     
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    all of the above :whistle:

    favorite cake is definitely red velvet cake.
     
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    Trader Joe's tortilla chips, guacamole and/or salsa.
    Bubble Tea
    We have a bakery in the area that has these tiny little pastries that are so yummy. They have all different kinds so every time I go I pick a different one. They are very small (usually 1 or 2 bites) so I don't feel too guilty eating 1 once in a while.
     
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    Cupcakes! My all time favorite is a red velvet cupcake. Combine that with a cherry vodka sour and it's even better!
     
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    chocolate cake with buttercream frosting or fresh whipped cream or potato chips
     
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    Chex Mix (Turtle or Dark Chocolate)
    Ice Cream, FroYo, or Gelato
    See's Candies
     
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    Chips & Queso
    banana pudding
    strawberry cheesecake
    chocolate and carrot cake
     
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    I like that people keep saying "wine, cheese, crackers" That's not a treat to me, that's a lunch at least once a week! :rolleyes: Of course you gotta have it with spicy mustard. Yummmm

    Treats for me:
    -milkshakes
    -Amarula
     
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    I really like going to a nearby town with a bunch of small shops and getting some cheese from the cheese shop, some cupcakes from the cupcake place (I still have never gotten there early enough to try the maple bacon cupcake!) and maybe some jam from the jam shop.
     
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    Jeni's ice cream-they have some amazing flavors you wouldn't necessarily think of. Goat cheese and cherries is one of my favorites. Just as a sampling http://jenis.com/flavors/ice-creams/

    They have new flavors a lot too. They are fairly pricey though, which keeps me from indulging too often ;)
     
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    That goat cheese and berries one sounds amazing!! I'd also like to try the lavender one.

    Now I really want some ice cream! :p
     
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    Funny story about the lavender one. The first time BF took me, nothing looked appealing so he just got the lavender. I tried it and thought it tasted like lotion lol. Thankfully he made me try it again and a love with Jeni's was born ;)
     
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    You people are making me hungry now. I could go for some wine and cheese.
     
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    My hubby picks something for us from time to time....yesterday a blueberry pie from local orchard...YUMMY
    A local place makes yummy peanut better pie.....
     
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    I don't really have any sweet tooth to speak of, though I'll eat sweet stuff occasionally.

    My treats are all salty:
    - Doritos (usually cool ranch)
    - sour cream and onion chips (Lays or Pringles)
    - hot cheetos (They are awful I realize, but they taste so good....)
    - movie theater popcorn (In my day to day, healthier existence, I eat Boom Chicka Pop as a snack, but this is supposed to be a thread about special treats right?:))
     
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    Popcorn! With extra butter!

    Plantain chips - This Cuban restaurant by work makes the BEST and I just can't stop eating them once they're in front of me.

    Turtle brownies. BF doesn't like nuts or caramel, so I don't get them very often.

    And... Publix cake. It's not a party unless there's a Publix chocolate/vanilla/ fresh strawberry/whipped topping cake!
     
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    Tiramisu Cheesecake from Cheesecake Factory.
     
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    This is abnormal, but right now I want ice cream sandwiches all the time.
     
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    Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla ice cream with Hershey's chocolate syrup and walnuts sprinkled on top...

    My mom also makes a homemade version of Shoney's hot fudge cake that is to die for.
     
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    Ha... I toured Blue Bell factory when I was young...of course haven't had it since....
     
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    Haha. I'm a sucker for rich chocolate cake with thick chocolate frosting. But anything baked will do in a pinch.
     
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    Daisy..you need to go to that summer food thread I started made a lemon strawberry cake it was YUMMY!!!
     
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    Dad's chocolate covered oatmeal cookies are my weakness right now
     
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    It depends on the day. But, if I had to pick a few they would be:
    1. Cheesecake factory cheesecake (any kind)
    2. Nachos and cheese from the movies or stadium (there's something about that cheese)
    3. Reese's Cups
    4. Cool Ranch Doritos
    5. Mt. Dew
    6. Those little Totino's pizzas
    -----oh....and pizza rolls......
    7. Jalapeno Cheetos
    8. Plain Lays
    9. McDonalds
    10. Skittles

    Oh my gosh....I'm a PIG!!! :blush:
     
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    Ohhh God, here it goes...


    Pepperidge Farms double DARK CHOCOLATE chunk cookies with a tall glass of cold milk...yummmmmm.

    New York Style Cheesecake!

    Any kind of Potato Chips (Pringles, Ruffles, Cape Cod)

    Hot Fudge Sundaes!!!!!!

    Italian Ice (i make my own with fresh berries)

    Nachos with globs of cheese & sour cream

    Caramel popcorn (crunch & munch is my favorite)

    Peanut M & M's...I love theeeese!

    Fudge Brownies, right out of the oven :)

    Hot Cinnamon Buns with delicious icing

    Recess Peanut Butter Cups--keep em' in the freezer!

    Nacho Cheese Dorito Chips

    Chocolate Pudding Cups with fat free cool whip on top:D

    Movie Theater Popcorn with butter!!!!!!

    Cupcakes with frosting (any flavor)

    Baby Ruth Bars...like the snack size ones......
     
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    Right now my snack of choice is Breyers Vanilla Caramel Gelatto. It's soooooo yummy!

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    SOOOO good! I have also tried the raspberry cheesecake, but that wasn't as good.
     
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    We need to get together and EAT! lol
     
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    And that was the short list..lol..I didn't add the other things like fast food that I like; pizza, chinese food, tacos, mcdonalds FRENCH FRIES---------so goooooood! Ok we may need a new thread for that :D
     

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