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17 Snacks That Do A Convincing Impression Of Fries

Lighter options that dare to dream.

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1. Zesty Parmesan Baked Zucchini Sticks

A healthy, delicious alternative. Recipe here.
Susan Pridmore / Via thewimpyvegetarian.com

A healthy, delicious alternative. Recipe here.

2. Crunchy Garlic Cheese Straws

Cheeeeeeeese. Here's the recipe.
Amy / The Foodie Foodster / Via thefoodiefoodster.com

Cheeeeeeeese. Here's the recipe.

3. Jenga Japanese Sweet Potato Fries

The most delicious game of Jenga you've ever played. Get the recipe here.
Bam's Kitchen / Via bamskitchen.com

The most delicious game of Jenga you've ever played. Get the recipe here.

4. Baked Avocado Fries and Cilantro-Lime Dipping Sauce

Oh avocado, is there anything you CAN'T do? Get the recipe.
Tiffany / Crème de la Crumb / Via lecremedelacrumb.com

Oh avocado, is there anything you CAN'T do? Get the recipe.

5. Baked Polenta Fries and Spicy Marinara Sauce

Like fried pizza, but healthier! Here's the recipe.
Danae / Recipe Runner / Via reciperunner.com

Like fried pizza, but healthier! Here's the recipe.

6. Cornmeal-Crusted Eggplant Fries with Basil-Clove Marinara

Eggplant and clove are here to class up the place. Find the recipe here.
Alison / Food By Mars / Via foodbymars.com

Eggplant and clove are here to class up the place. Find the recipe here.

7. Curry Sweet Potato Fries With Avocado-Ranch Dressing

Zesty, creamy, and most importantly, fried. Here's the recipe.
Meghan Leaf / Via thebayleafkitchen.com

Zesty, creamy, and most importantly, fried. Here's the recipe.

8. Pont Neuf Potatoes With Tea Salt

Tea salt is your new favorite salt. Here's the recipe.
Bonnie Eng / Via thirstyfortea.com

Tea salt is your new favorite salt. Here's the recipe.

9. Garlic White Pizza Hummus and Baked Zucchini Fries

Save some hummus for the sticks. Get the recipe.
Cheyanna / No Spoon Necessary / Via nospoonnecessary.com

Save some hummus for the sticks. Get the recipe.

10. Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Shoestring Fries

Fries in their most underrated form. Here's the recipe.
Glynnis / The Modern Buttery / Via themodernbuttery.com

Fries in their most underrated form. Here's the recipe.

11. Chickpea Fries With Date Ketchup

Protein-packed deliciousness. Get the recipe here.
Amy / What Jew Wanna Eat / Via whatjewwannaeat.com

Protein-packed deliciousness. Get the recipe here.

12. Tofu Sticks and Chips

The most perfect tofu you ever tasted. Here's the recipe.
Prash / Yummily Yours / Via yummilyyours.com

The most perfect tofu you ever tasted. Here's the recipe.

13. Baked Asparagus Fries With Lemon-Pepper Mayo

Asparagus? Fries?! You read right.
Katrina / Warm Vanilla Sugar / Via warmvanillasugar.com

Asparagus? Fries?! You read right.

14. Roast Jerk Plantains

Snack on these wonderful wedges. Find the recipe here.
Immaculate Bites / Via africanbites.com

Snack on these wonderful wedges. Find the recipe here.

15. Baked Maple Purple Yam Fries

As delicious as they are colorful! Get the recipe here.
Andrea / Cooking With A Wallflower / Via cookingwithawallflower.com

As delicious as they are colorful! Get the recipe here.

16. Panko-Fried Pickles With Spicy Mayo

"And now for some deep-fried depravity." Count us in.
Kailley / Kailley's Kitchen / Via kailleyskitchen.com

"And now for some deep-fried depravity." Count us in.

17. Baked Apple Pie Fries With Salted Caramel Sauce

Something sweet to cap off your fake fry feast. Here's the recipe.
Nagi / Recipe Tin Eats / Via recipetineats.com

Something sweet to cap off your fake fry feast. Here's the recipe.

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