DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa State Fair has announced new food items that will be available this summer.
The Des Moines Register says fair organizers asked concessionaires to submit contest items that will cost $3 or less. The entries have been judged and finalists selected.
Fairgoers will be able to vote for their favorites. The winner will be announced during the Aug. 7-17 fair.
The finalists are:
The Brownie Blitz: Cream cheese, brownie bits, whipped cream, chocolate syrup and coconut.
Caprese salad on a stick: A skewer of cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, mozzarella cheese and balsamic vinaigrette.
Smoked brisket and bacon mac n cheese: Chunks of smoked brisket and applewood-smoked bacon, tossed with pasta in a three-cheese sauce.
The Three Buck Bowl: Two crispy potato skins filled with scrambled eggs, fresh salsa and shredded cheddar cheese.
Funnel cake sticks: Made with vanilla, chocolate or strawberry funnel cake batter, served on a stick and topped with icing.
Zombie Cones: Sour cherry, blueberry, grape, orange, lime or bubble gum flavors and topped with a gummy eyeball or sour worm.
Jumbo toasted marshmallows on a stick: Available in vanilla bean, caramel, chocolate or maple bacon varieties.
Red velvet flurry ice cream treat.
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