Taco Bell Tests Dorito-Flavored Taco Shells: Five Repurposed Junk Foods



Why in the hell didn't someone think of this years ago?

If you're lucky enough to live in Ohio or Kansas, run to your neighborhood Taco Bell because hallelujah! They're test marketing taco shells made from nacho cheese-flavored Doritos!

That's right - a giant orange Dorito, filled with Taco Bell's best fillings. It's the Dorito Loco Taco, because it's loco that no one thought of this before now!

Can't you feel the joy in this taste tester?

We're wondering, what other snack foods are begging to be repurposed?

Cheesy Poof Hot Dog Buns

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They're gonna need a bigger extruder! One that can pump out enough cheesy corn mush that will plump to the size of a hot dog bun when it's cooked. Preferably with a frankfurter-sized indentation to hold the meat. Hot dog buns are usually stale anyway. Might as well go all-the-way crunchy.

Chips Ahoy! Shot Glasses

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Has there ever been a harder, sturdier cookie to come from Nabisco's lab? Mold the dough into a regulation shot glass, bake, and fill with rum. The alcohol will leach the chocolate flavor from the chips, while the brick density of the cookie holds the rum safely until you pour it down your gullet. Choco-rum cookie shots! Hello, Sailor!

Twizzlers al Pomodoro

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Busted into spaghetti-sized strands and saturated with the glowing rouge only available in the food lab, Twizzlers are ripe for the tomato treatment. Load them with tomato flavor, preferably the same stuff used in those Kraft pizza kits, pile on a plate, and top with a sprinkle of green can parm.

Fruity Pebbles Ice Cream Cone

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With the help of some marshmallow cream, Fruity Pebbles can be mashed and molded just like Rice Krispies. But with more artificial dyes and flavors. Shape them into a cone, fill with ice cream, and it'll be just like eating ice cream out of the sprinkles.

Cherry Soda Cough Syrup

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Most cherry soda tastes vaguely of Robitussin anyway. Why not add some codeine and enjoy a little sugar and fizz before drifting into a drug and virus-induced three-day nap?

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