Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most?

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Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
2012/11/18 19:51:56
I loved the original chocolate pies but over the years they acquired a strange after taste. The only thing I would still eat were the small chocolate covered doughnuts. But only good when fresh...Russ
bwave
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/18 20:52:23
I'm going to miss the Orange Cupcakes.   I can do without the rest of it.  Hostess much like Tastykake had gotten so flavorless it was pointless to buy.   Really wish Tastykake would have gone under as well.   Entemann's is the only edible snack cakes these days.
 
hatteras04
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/18 21:04:54
It's not a snack but I loved the Nature's Pride Nutty Oat bread. It made the best toast. Oh well, I'll have to find a new favorite. As for the snacks my wife will miss the little chocolate donut.. I always thought they left a weird film on the roof of my mouth. I did like the pies but haven't had one in quite a while.
Hepcat
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/18 22:54:28
The Sno Balls!
 

 
Followed by the Lemon and Cherry Fruit Pies.
 

Twinwillow
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/18 23:32:43
Personally, I won't miss any of their products because I don't believe in eating anything with artery clogging trans-fats. I had my fill of these type of packaged pastries growing up with Drake's Devil Dogs. They were the consummate packaged pastry for me while growing up.
MoBob
Hamburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/19 07:57:58
The little pink Angel Food Cakes. Haven't seen them in awhile but really loved those things. Twinkies over the years became to bland an plastic with very little cream. Probably been 15 years since I ate one.
kaszeta
Double Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/19 09:26:54
I'll miss Chocodiles and Chocolate Pudding Pies.
 
That said, I've been missing those for a while, since they stopped making and distributing those to this part of the country a long time ago.  For Chocodiles, I had to actually bring some back from a business trip to California, since my coworkers didn't believe me when I said I used to enjoy chocolate-covered twinkies.
 
I'm hoping whoever buys the brand has the vision to re-introduce Chocodiles to a national market!
 
Re: Twinkies: the diner I go to all the time (Red Arrow in Manchester, NH) makes their own twinkies anyways.  I like theirs better.  If I could only get them to chocolate coat them...
carollwdls
Hamburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/19 10:25:05
bwave, I was wondering if anyone else here would mention the Orange Cupcakes! Those are what I will really miss. They were always pretty hard to find anyway. I usually only want them when I'm sick; it must be some childhood comfort food memory like Hot Dr. Pepper and Bean with Bacon soup...  I guess I just can't ever get sick again!
fishtaco
Double Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/19 14:11:03
Suzy-Q's, love them things.
Davydd
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/19 16:15:27
I probably wouldn't miss anything since I can't even recall in my adult life of ever buying Hostess products like Twinkies and cupcakes. In my youth through college they were staples. Even for the non-sugary stuff I have grown intolerant toward store bought package bread and prefer fresh bakery or homemade bread without the additives.
ann peeples
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/11/19 17:54:22
Beefsteak rye bread.......Bob will miss the cupcakes and Wonder Bread.....
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/25 14:02:51
I will miss Drake's coffee cakes as well as these...
 

 
Drake's Fruit Pies...one of our few purchased fried pie options....
 

 
With the patient expert help of the Fried Pie Lady of Flippin (really) Arkansas this summer...this New Jersey girl can now fry a pie with the best of them.
carolina bob
Filet Mignon
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/25 16:39:41
I miss the Hostess apple pies the most, but I also miss their chocolate cupcakes and Suzy-Qs. Butternut bread too.
Root-Beer Man
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/25 19:28:09
The Golden Cupcakes. I already miss them. Can't wait till someone picks them up and starts making them again. Just hope they do it in my region.
chicagostyledog
Filet Mignon
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/25 22:13:34
Ding Dongs
Ho Ho's
Orange Cupcakes
Suzy Q's
Green Snowballs
ChrisOC
Double Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/25 22:20:32
Beefsteak  rye and Drake's.  I used to love Drake's crumb cakes when I was a kid in th 40's.
bartl
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/28 23:21:22
CCinNJ

I will miss Drake's coffee cakes as well as these...



Drake's Fruit Pies...one of our few purchased fried pie options....



With the patient expert help of the Fried Pie Lady of Flippin (really) Arkansas this summer...this New Jersey girl can now fry a pie with the best of them.

They're a bit pricey, but try Entemann's; they even have lemon.
 
Bart
phanherk
Junior Burger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/29 15:33:47
I am going to miss the orange cup cakes and suzy q's
FriedClamFanatic
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/30 01:17:28
Sorry....for me................it is the Twinkie.  Plain old sponge-type cake infused with ersatz whipped cream/icing/vanilla sauce........call it what you will.........not only did it taste goood, it brought back memories.  Like the cans of baby smoked oysters my friend would buy at S.S. Pierce...hated them!..........or the magal Easter Eggs of spun sugar also there with the little view inside.  Or walking into Swift's Market where they mostly did meats but kept a few things on the shelf, including Twinkies for those hungry young paperboys about to start off delivering copies of the Enterprise.
 
If anyone can place the location......they get bonus points!
 
 
One Hint...............Swift's later became the marketplace bookshop
CajunKing
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/30 19:20:49
Little Debbie's Chocolate Pudding Pies are like hostess used to be, good flavor and no after negative after taste.
 
Of the Hostess Products I will miss
 
ZINGERS - Chocolate or Orange
Fried Peach Pies
Fried Lemon Pies
Old formula ding dongs, twinkee and cupcakes
 
The new formulas tasted like nothing.
I miss my zingers though
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/30 19:59:48
For me it'll be Drake's Devil Dogs. But the Hostess fried lemon pies and the chocolate Zingers, which I like when I can't get Devil Dogs will be missed. I've never had any of the other Hostess snack things. I've been accused of being the only human being in the world who has never tasted a Twinkie -- or wanted to.
 
Edited to change pie to lemon. I originally wrote pineapple, but I must have been thinking about the long gone Frisbie Pie Company.
post edited by Michael Hoffman - 2012/12/30 20:01:41
Antilope
Hamburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/30 21:10:53
Many of the Hostess snacks you can make a good copycat with some yellow or chocolate cake mix and some marshmallow cream. But not the Snowballs. I will miss them.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/30 21:20:18
Antilope...I nominate you to try this...

http://www.sprinklebakes....snowball-cake.html?m=1
baileysoriginal
Double Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/30 22:01:38
I'm afraid I won't miss them at all - I haven't eaten any of these treats since high school....I've seen them in stores since but was never motivated to buy them. 
 
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2012/12/31 00:36:07
These are like the cutest cookies....ever.

http://www.thedecoratedco...kesnow-in-2-d.html?m=1
bartl
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/02 20:58:29
I was surprised by the level of quality of Little Debbie cakes when I first tried them around the turn of the century, especially based on the low price. The ingredients are usually pretty decent for that sort of thing. Speaking of "that sort of thing", unfortunately (for me) I stopped eating it about 3 years ago, but I didn't touch Drakes or Hostess from the time I found Little Debbie to the time I stopped eating "snack cakes" altogether.
 
Bart
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/02 23:27:01
At least Tastykake & Entenmann's are still rolling.

God forgive me...I never liked anything from Hostess and my Mother cursed Wonder Bread every time she walked by it in the Supermarket.
phatphil
Double Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/03 08:03:22
fruit pies and orange cupcakes
JohnChavesDDS
Junior Burger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/03 08:31:08
I must say Lemon Fruit pies were my favorite growing up, I havent had one in a while but just the thought of them makes my mouth water.
Hepcat
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/03 16:00:48
carollwdls

bwave, I was wondering if anyone else here would mention the Orange Cupcakes! Those are what I will really miss.

 
Mmmmmm! I always go for some of those when I cross the border!
 

Hepcat
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/03 16:05:59
baileysoriginal

I'm afraid I won't miss them at all - I haven't eaten any of these treats since high school....

 
What happened? Did you grow up? If so, I'm sorry.
 


CajunKing
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/03 22:39:33
Krogers today had a TON of Drakes snack cakes in the Hostess shelves
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/03 22:54:24
CajunKing

Krogers today had a TON of Drakes snack cakes in the Hostess shelves

Kroger? I'll be at mine first thing in the morning. Please let there be Devil Dogs.  Please let there be Devil Dogs. Please let there be Devil Dogs ... .
CajunKing
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/03 23:02:39
Michael Hoffman

CajunKing

Krogers today had a TON of Drakes snack cakes in the Hostess shelves

Kroger? I'll be at mine first thing in the morning. Please let there be Devil Dogs.  Please let there be Devil Dogs. Please let there be Devil Dogs ... .

 
I will check mine too in the morning and let you know
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/04 07:35:27
Check the best by/sell by date. Drake's is not long enough to still be considered fresh. The last exp. date I saw for Drake's coffee cakes was 11/28.
post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/01/04 07:48:50
CajunKing
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/05 21:45:45
Drakes were expired or durn close to it 
 
Tasty Kakes have taken over all the shelves now, they had many different varieties to choose from.
Krimpets (Black, White, Butterscotch, Jelly Filled)
Sponge Kakes
Honey Buns
Mini Donuts
Cupcakes (Coffee Cake, Chocolate Filled, Creme Filled)
Fruit (Apple, Cherry, Peach, Lemon)
Kandy Kakes Snacks (Smores, Hershey Cocoa, Peanut Butter, York Peppermint Patty) 
Pecan Swirl
Chocolate Bells 

post edited by CajunKing - 2013/01/05 21:58:37
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/05 22:55:49
The Convenience store always has Tastykake @ 2/$6 and I always buy a box of Cream-filled Coffee Cakes. The last time I tried the new Kandy Kakes (York)...

http://www.cspnet.com/new...launch-kandy-bar-kakes

They were so go...I can't buy them again.
drummagick
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/06 13:32:28
Ding Dongs and Ho Hos
 
I tried some Little Debby Swiss Rolls a few weeks ago, they were better than they were when I tried them the first time years ago, but still not as good as Ho Hos. Too sweet or something.
jm199
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/06 15:26:22
 
 
Raspberry Pies, when you could find them. Irresistible.
Hot Dog Empire
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/06 16:08:28
Im thinking that there will be a TON of delivery trucks that will be up for sale, just waiting to be re-purposed to roadfooders!
pineyhill
Hamburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/06 16:21:41
Probably HO HO's for me.....
popeofchilitown
Junior Burger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/08 00:24:58
I'll miss the two pack of chocalte cupcakes the most.
 
I'm kind of sad I'll never again be able to eat a frozen twinkie. Unless I find one way in the back of my freezer.
 
One thing's for sure, if they take Little Debbie away I don't wanna live on this planet anymore.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/08 00:31:45
Welcome to Roadfood!

Yikes...it's not that bad!
Eric B
Cheeseburger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/08 11:25:11
Though it was only a temporary specialty from several years ago; the Apple Cupcakes.
 
The Angel Cakes, which were seasonal and from even longer ago, also were unique.
 
The old Twinkie taste (the sweeter creme). Chocodiles. The orange cupcakes too. Suzy-Q's
 
Then, of course, the basic Drake's line: Devil Dogs, Yankee and Sunny Doodles, Ring Dings, Yodels, the unique, kosher mini-pies, and from years ago, the swiss rolls, and from even further back, the strawberry and banana Shortcakes (the fake Twinkies, basically). Lemon cookies
 
Dolly Madison
Yellow Zingers
Banana ["flip"] Dream (inherited from Mickey)
 
Here in NYC, Joey's (from NJ) and Mrs Freshley's (Flowers 3d party distribution label) have taken over the Hostess/Drake's racks
Recent news has the earlier named two most likely pursuers; Flowers and Bimbo, still looking into buying. Hope they resurrect all the cake brands/products.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/08 11:39:30
It is nice to see a variety of snack & bread products that could never ever get shelf-space (going against a corporate giant) finally become available.
Lindalou21
Junior Burger
Re:Which Hostess Snack Will You Miss The Most? 2013/01/09 14:06:33
Ho Ho's probably would be mine but Tasty Kakes Kandy Kake Snacks are the shiznit in my opinion!