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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

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    A healthy, delicious alternative. Recipe here.

    2. Crunchy Garlic Cheese Straws

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    Cheeeeeeeese. Here's the recipe.

    3. Jenga Japanese Sweet Potato Fries

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

    4. Baked Avocado Fries and Cilantro-Lime Dipping Sauce

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

    5. Baked Polenta Fries and Spicy Marinara Sauce

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

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

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

    7. Curry Sweet Potato Fries With Avocado-Ranch Dressing

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

    8. Pont Neuf Potatoes With Tea Salt

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

    9. Garlic White Pizza Hummus and Baked Zucchini Fries

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    Save some hummus for the sticks. Get the recipe.

    10. Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Shoestring Fries

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

    11. Chickpea Fries With Date Ketchup

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    Protein-packed deliciousness. Get the recipe here.

    12. Tofu Sticks and Chips

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

    13. Baked Asparagus Fries With Lemon-Pepper Mayo

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    Asparagus? Fries?! You read right.

    14. Roast Jerk Plantains

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    Snack on these wonderful wedges. Find the recipe here.

    15. Baked Maple Purple Yam Fries

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

    16. Panko-Fried Pickles With Spicy Mayo

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

    17. Baked Apple Pie Fries With Salted Caramel Sauce

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