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Updated on Aug 8, 2019. Posted on May 15, 2013

The 23 Most Perfect Foods In The Universe

We celebrate these heroes today because they refuse to conform. Because they Will Not cave to the pressure of social norms. Because they are just too special.

1. Sweet Potato Parmesan Tater Tots with Sriracha Ketchup

halfbakedharvest.com

O H M Y G O D P U T T H O S E I N M Y M O U T H.

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2. Oreo Cookie Pancakes

minimalistbaker.com

There's just so much creativity in the world. So much beauty. I'm crying.

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3. Mac 'n' Cheese Burger

jackiealpers.com

Stop it, you. IS THAT FAKE-ASS KRAFT MAC 'N' CHEESE? I love you.

4. Fried Nutella Banana Hand Pies

Fried fried fried fried fried fried fried fried.

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5. Cola-Marinated Flank Steak with Frito Chilaquiles

foodandwine.com

FRITOS? STFU. Food and Wine, I didn't know you had it in you!!!!

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6. Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Eggo Waffle Sandwich

buzzfeed.com

MM HM. This idea has just been SITTING THERE since the goddamn 1950s.

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7. Cheesecake Cake Batter Dip

8. Spaghetti Tacos

9. Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

beckybakes.net

One of the classics. Dominating the internet since 2000-something.

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10. Double Bacon Cheeseburger with Grilled Cheese Buns

Flickr: charcoal_filtered_media

GOD OBVIOUSLY YES MY STOMACH HURTS SO GOOD

11. Cinnamon Roll Waffles

dressedwithstrength.blogspot.com

That's a cookie or something, right? Give me 1,000 of them.

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12. Corn Dog Dressing

cravingcomfort.blogspot.com

Would be better if the whole thing was deep-fried but not gonna nitpick here. Get the recipe.

13. Margarita Popsicles

jasonandshawnda.com

Giving this a 9 out of 10 until I know how effectively it gets me drunk.

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14. Macaroni and Cheese Pie with a Bacon Lattice

buzzfeed.com

OK, I created this shit, so I'm here to humbly say it's an important contribution to the world and I stood on the shoulders of giants and I'd like to eat it again right now. Get the recipe.

15. Chocolate-Dipped Coffee Ice Cream Glazed-Doughnut Sandwiches

tastespotting.com

Look: Straight up, girl, you intimidate me, but come over here.

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16. Bourbon Marshmallow S'mores with Bacon

howsweeteats.com

You look messy let's hang out.

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17. Double Decker French Toast Grilled Cheese Sandwich Topped and Filled with Poached Eggs

18. Caramel Apple Jello Shots

buzzfeed.com

These taste SO GOOD.

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19. Sriracha-Cheddar-Pepperjack Swirl Bread

parsleysagesweet.com

spice spice spice spice spice spice

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20. Sweet Potato Ice Cream with Torched Marshmallows

OK, so this is a seasonal flavor from Jeni's Splendid ice creams that isn't currently available. BUT, before you scream at me, maybe if we all write to them and ask them to bring it back this fall, they will. Because it is one of the most glorious things I've ever tasted. Also you could use David Lebovitz's sweet potato ice cream recipe from his awesome cookbook The Perfect Scoop, currently available on Scribd — but you're on your own with the marshmallows.

21. Kimchi Ramen Grilled Cheese

tastespotting.com

ahahahahaa that's stupid let me have some

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22. Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes

23. Bourbon Peaches and Cream Popsicles

NOTE: Writer reserves the right to add to this list at any time because the internet uncovers perfect foods every day. We can never know what's coming.

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