Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Scabbed Twinkie

An edible scab atop a Twinkie-like, ooze-filled, cupcake-shaped treat
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Who doesn't like picking at scabs? Nobody, that's who.

I propose a Twinkie-like snack, in more of a cupcake shape. It would be filled with some disgusting ooze (to attract kids), such as a runny strawberry and lime jelly.

The best part of this vile treat would be a perfectly simulated, blood red, sugary scab. Kids could crack it in two, peel it off, nibble it slowly, and so forth - inevitably leading to a big, gross mess (which, of course, is cool!)

Yum, and perfect for Halloween.

rgovostes, Oct 24 2003

White Chocolate Jesus... http://www.halfbake...d_20Cherry_20Center
reminded me of this idea by [Maestro] somehow [krelnik, Oct 04 2004]

(??) Editable Candy Scabs http://shop.lycos.c...95004__nwylf--.html
They stole my idea :-) [rgovostes, Sep 06 2006]


       Yuck! This is so disgusting it would probably work. I love picking at scabs, I love picking at food. Why not? And instead of a pure fruit filling, top the fruit filling with a squirt of some vanilla/banana pudding or frosting to simulate oozing pus.
tchaikovsky, Oct 28 2003

       Filled with Disgustard.
wombat, Oct 28 2003

       *erk* - Edging to gross-out
bristolz, Oct 28 2003

       The strawberry filling I suggested was supposed to emulate blood, lime to make it taste more interesting. I don't think I could eat something with fake pus in it, though.   

       The idea is *supposed* to be gross, but not disturbing. I was watching a show on TV which featured lollipops with mealworm centers - that is disturbing.   

       The Queezy Bake oven and Creepy Crawlers and so forth are popular kids' toys, so why couldn't this be?
rgovostes, Oct 28 2003

       Yes, and how about scab-flavored bacon?
bristolz, Oct 28 2003

       Negative reinforcement. [+]
Letsbuildafort, Oct 28 2003

we_dont_eat_them, Feb 22 2007

       With some nice licorice flavored hairs to pluck out of it, too.
phundug, Feb 22 2007

       this is my kind of notion - have this scabbby bun to pick at +
xenzag, Feb 22 2007


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