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    People Are Frying Cheese-Wrapped Pickles And, Stick With Me, It’s Actually Delicious

    If you like pickles, you need to try this immediately. 🥒

    Hello! I'm Jen, and I re-create a lot of viral recipes! I have a weekly series where I try recipes that are trending in pop culture (or some that just look good).

    I don't know about you, but I love pickles. They're salty yet refreshing and make for the perfect quick snack.

    So when I saw that there was a popular pickle snack all over TikTok, I immediately knew I had to try it. In one clip that now has over 12.9 million views, Claire, who goes by @clurmurr on the platform, shared how she makes the savory treat.


    where the pickle people at 🙋‍♀️ #guiltypleasuresnack #picklesnack

    ♬ original sound - Claire

    It seemed pretty simple — fry up a piece of cheese and plop a pickle in the middle. Conveniently, you might already even have both ingredients in your fridge!

    People in the comments definitely seemed enthused and were even calling the creation a "pickle in a blanket."

    Some commenters shared that they had tried it with their own added twists, like with a ranch dipping sauce or with a piece of salami. One person even shared that they had used a different kind of cheese and added a wonton wrapper.

    I use Gouda cheese and wrap the pickle and cheese in a wonton wrapper and fry them!

    For the purposes of trying it out, I decided to stay true to Claire's original recommendation, so I went and bought some provolone cheese and dill pickle spears.

    A container of pickles and a package of provolone on a kitchen counter

    Here's how the cooking went:

    I began by putting a bit of olive oil in a pan, placing a slice of cheese in, and then turning the heat to medium-high.

    Once the edges of the cheese were light brown, I placed a pickle spear right in the middle of it.

    Then, using tongs, I rolled the cheese over the pickle until it was nicely wrapped.

    Ta-daaaa! There we have it. A pickle in a blanket.

    Since the pickles were pretty greasy, I let them sit on a paper towel for a few minutes so the excess oil could set.

    After taking the first bite and hearing the ✨crunch✨, I was immediately impressed. The cheese was crispy and savory, which was a perfect flavor contrast to the tartness of the pickle. I can honestly see this being served as an appetizer at a bar or a restaurant, because oh my god. It is really, really good.

    I'll definitely be making this again! It would be fun to experiment with different kinds of cheeses and pickles, too.

    I also made a TikTok of this entire process, if you are more of a visual learner.

    What do you think? Let me know in the comments!