23 Foods You Need To Deep-Fry Immediately

Fry me to the moon and let me play among the chicken-fried bacon.

1. Tequila Shots

At first it might seem disappointing that these are not technically deep-fried shots, but rather pieces of tequila-soaked cake. But really, this is a good thing. Because, DEEP-FRIED PIECES OF TEQUILA-SOAKED CAKE. Recipe here.

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2. Ice Cream

Sometimes it’s OK to be a little hot and cold. Recipe here.

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3. Watermelon

More like WHAT!?-ermelon. Recipe here.

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4. Pimento Cheese-Stuffed Cheeseburgers

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This bad boy was recently crowned America’s Next Great Food Mash-Up. Yes, really. Recipe here.

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5. Tortellini

Essentially serving a pile of these with some marinara sauce is the easiest way to turn an entrée into an appetizer. Recipe here.

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6. Coca-Cola

#ShareACoke with your deep fryer. Recipe here.

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7. Avocado

Maybe you knew about this one. (I think I’ve mentioned it before.) Recipe here.

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8. Cookie Dough

IMPORTANT QUESTION: Should we call it a Coo-nut or a D-ookie? Recipe here.

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9. Bacon

Pan-frying just isn’t enough. Chicken-fried bacon recipe here.

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10. Baconnaise


Combining two high-fat foods was a good idea. Deep-frying the result is an even better one. Here’s how.

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11. Cheesecake

Go ahead and stare. Recipe here.

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12. Corn On The Cob

There’s never been a better time to NOT own a grill. Recipe here.

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13. Root Beer Floats

Believe it. Recipe here.

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14. Peanut Butter and Jelly

Your seven-year-old self is crying tears of joy right now. Recipe here.

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15. Kool-Aid

Guaranteed to stain your mouth. Recipe here.

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16. Nutella

The King of the Spreads. Recipe here.

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17. Bubble Gum

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No recipe (probably for the better), but you can read all about it here.

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18. Pizza

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Fry the dough, top it off, then stick it the oven to melt that cheese. Recipe here.

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19. Bagel Sandwich

Some days you want the kind of breakfast that will induce a food coma and justify a morning nap. Recipe here.

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20. Lasagna

The best just got better. Recipe here.

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21. Beer

I know you probably think this is a cruel joke, but I promise, I would never do that to you. Fried beer is real. Here’s how you do it.

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22. Cadbury Creme Eggs

Sorry to spring this on you when Easter is still so many months away. Recipe here.

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23. Spaghetti and Meatballs

On. A. Stick. Recipe here.

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