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Snapps Crispy Green Bean Fries Frozen Appetizer (Dollar Tree)

So much better than their virtually inedible jalapeno poppers. The only other experience I have with Snapps involves their absolutely terrible cream cheese poppers--I first tried those about ten years ago when I lived alone and picked them up because they were a dollar at Kroger. I’ve never forgotten the bland, worthless taste. I bought them again a couple of months ago to see if anything had changed, only to find they’re still the same disgusting pieces of trash that they were so long ago. It goes without saying that Snapps does not have a good track record with me. Then I saw they were offering green bean fries (and they’re “New!” according to the unnecessarily excited packaging); while they aren’t my favorite appetizer (not even by a long shot), they are different enough that I felt it warranted giving the terrible company another try. For those unfamiliar, they are essentially just as they sound: green beans deep fried in batter so as to eliminate any and all nutrients (wel

Snapps Cream Cheese Pepper Bites (Dollar Tree)

Sucks. A long, long time ago, when I was single and living on my own, I remember buying this product from Kroger and hating it.  But that was literally almost a decade ago, and a lot can change in that time.  So when I saw the same product being offered at Dollar Tree, I figured I would go ahead and give them a shot. For a dollar, you get around nine tear-shaped morsels that are about half the size of normal ones.  But since they‘re around half the price, that seems to be a pretty fair trade-off.  The breading is even, and they actually cooked up fairly crispy after following the cooking instructions printed on the box.  They looked so good after coming out of the oven, that my hopes for them actually grew a little bit. The taste varies from bite to bite, but even at its best, none of them are very good.  This is pretty much exactly how I remember them from ten years ago--needless to say, nothing has changed.  The cream cheese plays no role whatsoever…you know it’s in there, be