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RE: Doo Dads 2006/04/17 12:55:18 (permalink)
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Originally posted by emsmom

I liked Doo Dads. But I also remember another snack-in fact I think there were some of these in the Doo Dads. They were oblong shaped sort of weiner shaped and was a baked cheese cracker.
Does anyone remember these? They were called Cheese ______

They were called Cheese "TID-BITS" and a larger version of the tid bit used to be sold in a box by itself (made by Nabisco - I think) -- It's a shame that they quit making these things
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RE: Doo Dads 2006/05/16 00:28:13 (permalink)
We used to refer to them as spapoop cause thats what the box read when you held it upside down
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RE: Doo Dads 2006/06/06 13:28:45 (permalink)
I used to love Doo Dads too....me and my mom used to share them. I hate that they aren't available anymore, and I really can't understand why not. Anyway, I have found the Rosemary & Olive Oil Triscuits have a very similar flavor to the Doo Dads. Not exactly the same, but as close as we can get without the real thing. Give them a try!
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RE: Doo Dads 2006/09/27 10:14:03 (permalink)
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Originally posted by syrup

Does anyone know what happened to Doo Dads Snack mix? I loved it when I was younger, But I can seem to find it in any store anymore.
I know it would be easier to find out this question if I could remember who made them.


Sucks that Nabisco discontinued them, but there is another snack mix out by nabisco called Mixers, it reminds me of Doo Dads snack mix, but without the peanuts, but I think it has everthing else in it. Pretzel sticks, Oblong cheese sticks, Little chex mix looking things, and little ritz crackers. It reminds me of Doodads. Give them a try!! Hope it helps you out!!
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RE: Doo Dads 2006/11/28 12:42:07 (permalink)
Doo Dads were made by Nabisco.
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Originally posted by syrup

Does anyone know what happened to Doo Dads Snack mix? I loved it when I was younger, But I can seem to find it in any store anymore.
I know it would be easier to find out this question if I could remember who made them.
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RE: Doo Dads 2007/06/29 22:42:43 (permalink)
Cheese TIDBITS!!!!!!!!!!!!
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RE: Doo Dads 2007/06/29 22:43:57 (permalink)
Cheese Tidbits!
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RE: Doo Dads 2007/09/30 19:09:19 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Lone Star

Oh my gosh, I hadn't thought about Doo Dads in ages! They were a Friday night TV watching snack with my sisters, back in the days when the Mary Tyler Moore show and Bob Newhart were on! THey were also my father's favorite "car" snack. I would love to find some.

I did a little search and found this posted in a message board:

"Let me tell you what happened with
Nabisco's Doo Dads. As recently as June of this year,
I found some at an Exxon gas station here in Houston,
Texas, where I live. This was really interesting since
I had not seen any since the late 90s. I remember that
it was extremely popular when I was growing up in the
70s, 80s, and 90s, and then as 2000 rolled around,
they were practically nowhere to be seen. That snack
mix has been discontinued in the U.S., I believe. It's
a Nabisco Canada product. Anyway, sometime in the 90s,
Nabisco came out with another product called Ritz
Snack Mixers, which was a snack mix composed of Mini
Ritz crackers, plain, whole wheat, and cheese
varieties, cereal that looked like wheat Chex, and
pretzel sticks. They came in two varieties:
Traditional and Cheddar. The Cheddar Snack Mixers came
with more cheese crackers and everything was coated
with cheese powder. Anyway, Ritz Snack Mixers have
been discontinued also, but don't worry. It only gets
better. About a month ago, I was at the supermarket,
and lo and behold, I see this brand new product called
Nabisco Snack Mixers! They come in two varieties:
Traditional and Cheddar. So what is it, you might say?
Nabisco's Doo Dads and Ritz Snack Mixers resurrected!
They have thrown the two snacks into one package and
renamed it! The Cheddar variety is Doo Dads with
Cheddar Ritz Snack Mixers, and the Traditional variety
is Doo Dads with Traditional Ritz Snack Mixers.
Ingenious, isn't it? Oh, and the Cheddar has Cheetos
thrown into the mix! "


What!!!??? Where??? I live in Houston and would KILL a bus-load of kittens and orphans for a package of Doo Dads!!!! I'd murder the last unicorn for a mere lick of one of those corn Chex from Doo Dads! Doo Dads were the best snack ever made.

Take up arms, people! Take back the Doo Dads! I propose an invasion of Canada. Liberate the Doo Dads! Don't worry, the Liberals will convince everyone it is "all about the oil" while we are stuffing our faces with the salty goodness of the real deal.

Forget Chex's watered-down substitute.

Liberate the Doo Dads! Bomb Canada Today!!!!
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RE: Doo Dads 2007/10/11 14:35:16 (permalink)
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quote:
Originally posted by emsmom

I liked Doo Dads. But I also remember another snack-in fact I think there were some of these in the Doo Dads. They were oblong shaped sort of weiner shaped and was a baked cheese cracker.
Does anyone remember these? They were called Cheese ______


Why did you have to do that? It's about like trying to remember the name of a song! This will drive me to drink.......
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RE: Doo Dads 2007/10/11 14:39:04 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Rusty246

quote:
Originally posted by emsmom

I liked Doo Dads. But I also remember another snack-in fact I think there were some of these in the Doo Dads. They were oblong shaped sort of weiner shaped and was a baked cheese cracker.
Does anyone remember these? They were called Cheese ______


Why did you have to do that? It's about like trying to remember the name of a song! This will drive me to drink.......
tid bits was the oblong cheese cracker in doo dads i have been trying to find both of them
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RE: Doo Dads 2007/10/12 13:36:56 (permalink)
The key to homemade Chex (or Crispix) mix is to add hot sauce & cayenne pepper. Then make sure you have plenty of cold beer!
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RE: Doo Dads 2007/10/14 19:24:43 (permalink)
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Originally posted by john c

I love the stuff, too. Subtler, saltier spice mix compared to Chex Mix.

I wish GF would make an "all-Chex" Chex Mix, I pick out the pretzels and other chaff, too.
Chex does make one, it's called Simply Chex, and they come in the cheese flavor & I've only seen them in vending machines.

When I make it at home, I add more spices and don't mess around with the pretzels or peanuts or anything, just the Chex.

Doo Dads were good. I hadn't thought about them in years.

lol @ spapoop, that is the same as us calling the Mounds bars Spunow.
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RE: Doo Dads 2008/09/24 11:49:07 (permalink)
Growing up my Uncle renamed all of us kid's backwards: Idoj(pronounced "I dodge"), Ekim, Adnerb, Knarf, everybody but my Dad, "Bob". But back to "Doo Dads", I recently over the course of a couple of weeks tried to find a taste for Chex mix in the absence of "Doo Dads", they just didn't show me the love.
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RE: Doo Dads 2008/10/12 23:27:40 (permalink)
Tid Bits is correct and they were great. Doo Dads are amazing. I though they were made by Chex. I could almost be positive that they were. I had just asked my family if they remembered them and they did so I came to google them and see what happened to them and got this website. Too bad they aren't around that we know of anyway.
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RE: Doo Dads 2008/10/16 20:00:34 (permalink)
Doo Dads...TIDBITS...TWIGS...Ate 'em all. Doo Dads were the favorite summertime snacks for my friends and me, as we listened to records and talked about boys, alternating between a sip of COKE or 7 Up, and Doo Dads. When we grew up, and would get together when we were home from college, my dad always managed to have a box or two on his shelves. Thanks, Dad! The things memories are made of. TIDBITS...my mother-in-law made a delicious recipe with crushed TIDBITS, chicken and sour cream. Each piece of chicken was dipped in sour cream, then rolled in the crumbs of TIDBITs. Today, I use Pepperidge Farm Cheddar GOLDFISH. Close enough to TIDBITS, but still...For awhile, I tried TWIGS as a substitute, trying to get the same flavor. They just didn't cut it.
This weekend, 2 childhood friends are driving several hours to meet at my home for a 'trip down memory lane.' Doo Dads would be the perfect snack to offer, but NABISCO fixed that, right? They really dropped the ball with that decision!
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