Get your taste buds ready! The State Fair of Texas revealed the creative food items picked as the top 10 finalists for the coveted Big Tex Choice Award early Wednesday morning.
In July, the fair released its list of 33 semi-finalist food creations, which moved on to a second round of judging to determine the finalist.
On Aug, 25, awards for "Best Taste – Sweet," "Best Taste – Savory," and "Most Creative" will be handed out by celebrity judges before the gates open at the fair.
See the full list of semi-finalists below. Finalists are in marked in bold:
|BBQ Pork Rangoons||Big Red® Chicken Bread|
|Cajun Crab Bombs||Champagne Jell-O® Hot Shots|
|Calypso Island Shrimp Bowl||Deep Fried Bayou Fruit Bites|
|Chicks in a Cone||Deep Fried CRACKER JACK®|
|Deep Fried Chicken Cordon Bleu Stuffed Waffles||Deep Fried Energy Bites|
|Deep Fried Mexican Mole||Deep Fried Nutella® Custard Stuffed French Toast|
|Deep Fried Street Corn||Extreme Fried Bananarama|
|Deep Fried Texican||Fla'Mango Tango|
|Fernie's Fried Burnt End Burrito||Fried Creme Brulee Berry Crunch|
|Fry Rub & Rye||Fried Oreo® Gelato Pop|
|Good Ole Creole Boudin Egg Roll with Pepper Jack Cheese||Fried Southern Bourbon Bread Pudding|
|Loaded Baked Potato Funnel Cake||Peanut Butter Cup Snookie|
|PB&J Bacon Pickle Dog||Quick Fried "Black Gold" Truffles|
Pig in a Cannoli
|Southern Fried Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Ball|
|Stokin-Smokin Cowboy's Bacon and Brisket Egg Roll|
|Stuffed Fried Mexi-Cone|
|Texas Cream Corn Casserole Fritters|
|Texas Fried Fritos® Pie Burrito Dog|
|The "Ain't No Lie it's Fried" Steak|
All proceeds from the Big Tex Choice Awards ceremony will be donated to the Big Tex Scholarship Program. In 2019, the Fair awarded nearly $1.25 million in new college scholarships to 196 graduating high school seniors throughout the Lone Star State and seven Seasonal Employee Scholarship recipients.