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Old 09-27-2009, 04:32 AM   #11
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Pickles, black olives, green olives . The problem is, that my mother would often buy these things specifically for a special dinner. So I would have to sneak into the pantry and "steal" them to bring up to my room and hide in the closet. I also used to love taking the betty crocker frosting too ( chocolate or vanilla).

Also, the chips ahoy cookies, mallowmars (sp), oreos but these were rare to find in my house. Once again, bought for special occasions.

When I met my girlfriend ( now wife) her mom would buy a whole bunch of crap that i would snack on when I visited her house. Entenmann's Chocolate covered donuts with redi-whip on top. Or sometimes just spraying the redi-whip directly in my mouth ( you know you-all did this too, heck, I still do it when we have it in the house, and then yell at the kids if I see them doing it ) Drakes coffee cakes, twinkies, sunny doodles.

I can go on forever, but I think these topped the list


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Old 09-27-2009, 05:27 AM   #12
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There are three things that immediately come to mind:

1) Skipping rope licorice - very long, and very thin and I would roll it up into a "snail" and suck on it most of the day. Even when you can find it these days, it is not the same as it is now three into one and not as supple (or as tasty);

2) Smooth peanut paste on fresh white bread with a glass of Coke. I would sit there with my knife and cut the bread into tiny squares - about 75mm square. It would take me forever to get through that snack!

3) Milk chocolate wheatens spread with Vegemite and topped with some cream cheese. Not for the feint hearted!

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Old 09-27-2009, 09:33 AM   #13
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So much diversity amongst our community :)

Also, this is not really a 'snack' per say, but I remember my grandma would have in a glass jar those little strawberry candies in the little wrappers that looked like a strawberry. That brings back good memories.
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Old 09-27-2009, 12:48 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by jessicacarr View Post

No laughing? I cant help myself!!! Na, just kidding, I actually left one out when I posted this link...for sake of saving face....but here goes....
a glass of milk with sugar and broken up white bread in it!!! omg!...right!! Dont ask me where I came up with it...it think my grandma is to blame tho, but i dont remember. It sounds so gross now...lol!
My mom used to do that only with buttermilk.
And no fair trying to save face. I let mine out you have to too!! LOL
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Old 09-27-2009, 05:16 PM   #15
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On Sat mornings, we kids would get up and watch cartoons eating saltines with butter. Peanut butter with mayo sandwiches were a favorite. When mom baked a cake, she would make extra frosting and spread it between graham crackers. Those were awesome! Now I need to go get some frosting and graham crackers!
I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!
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Old 09-27-2009, 09:29 PM   #16
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Lucky Cakes, graham crackers with milk, social teas with tea, animal crackers, vanilla wafers, chocolate snaps.
"Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces."
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:52 AM   #17
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chips and dip

We always have corn chips and bean dip at our house. i love munching on these stuff while watching tv and playing board games...those were the days..

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Old 09-28-2009, 05:39 AM   #18
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Graham crackers with cream cheese or Rice Krispies Treats.
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Old 09-28-2009, 05:48 AM   #19
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It's hard to pick just one thing. My mother always made sweets. Fudge, Lemon Meringue Pie, Cream Puffs, Pineapple Upside Down Cake,Cookies(chocolate chip, among others), cinnamon and sugar thingies, from pie crust scraps. Baked custard, Tapioca, oh, the list could go on and on............
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Old 09-28-2009, 08:32 AM   #20
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My favorite snack was when my mother would bake a pie and there would be leftover pie crust. She would cut it into small pieces and sprinkle them with cinnamon and sugar and bake them. We would eat them warm. Oh, nothing taste better to my brother and I.

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