State Fair of Texas Reveals 2019 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists

On Aug, 25, awards for "Best Taste – Sweet," "Best Taste – Savory," and "Most Creative" will be handed out

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:

Savory Sweet 
BBQ Pork RangoonsBig Red® Chicken Bread
Cajun Crab BombsChampagne Jell-O® Hot Shots
Calypso Island Shrimp Bowl Deep Fried Bayou Fruit Bites
Chicks in a ConeDeep Fried CRACKER JACK®
Deep Fried Chicken Cordon Bleu Stuffed WafflesDeep Fried Energy Bites 
Deep Fried Mexican MoleDeep Fried Nutella® Custard Stuffed French Toast 
Deep Fried Street Corn Extreme Fried Bananarama 
Deep Fried TexicanFla'Mango Tango 
Fernie's Fried Burnt End Burrito Fried Creme Brulee Berry Crunch 
Fry Rub & RyeFried Oreo® Gelato Pop
Good Ole Creole Boudin Egg Roll with Pepper Jack CheeseFried Southern Bourbon Bread Pudding 
Loaded Baked Potato Funnel Cake Peanut Butter Cup Snookie 
PB&J Bacon Pickle DogQuick 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.

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