Rating: ©©©© chips (lip-smacking)
And by substitute, we of course mean wannabe. In this case, a healthy wannabe, but still a wannabe that makes us yearn for the real thing!
Oh, don’t look at us like that, you know it’s true. No matter how close those other brands come, they just can’t replace Chestah’s iconic Crunchy Cheetos!
Now don’t get us wrong, Cadia’s Cheddar Cheese Baked Corn Curls are still lip-smackingly impressive for what they are – a healthier substitute for Cheetos.
Is it wrong that we have mentioned Cheetos more times than Cadia in this review?
Anyways, Cadia’s curls are very well coated in a smooth and creamy cheddar cheese powder.
They could use a touch more salt, I.O.O.
The curls are certainly crunchy, and visually resemble Cheetos, but it is immediately apparent upon crunching on just a few curls that they are lacking the same fatty, mouth coating, appeal of Cheetos. They are a touch more dry, and dusty.
The cheddar cheese seasoning really saved these curls, and we had no problem crunching on them for a while……but truth be told, we snuck a few Cheetos afterwards to really curb our craving!
As always, these are our thoughts, we would love to hear what you think. Agree or disagree, let us know.
Curls discovered at Fruitful Yield; Darien, Illinois
Chip Ratings Scale:
© – return to sender
©© – tolerable
©©© – notable
©©©© – lip-smacking
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