Garlic Pita Chips

Garlic Pita Chips RECIPE

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 126.0
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 170.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 3.2 g

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Introduction

Take pita bread to a crunchy new level. Take pita bread to a crunchy new level.

Ingredients

    • 2 pita breads
    • 4 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1 garlic clove, crushed

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350 F.

2. Using a small knife or kitchen scissors, cut along circumference of each pita bread to remove folded edge.

3. Combine oil and garlic in a bowl.

4. Brush each pita round with the oil and garlic mixture.

5. Stack the rounds and then cut into 8 wedges.

6. Arrange wedges in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until chips are golden brown.

Makes 32 chips, 8 chips per serving.

Reprinted with permission by Public Health - Seattle & King County

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Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Incredible!
    68 of 68 people found this review helpful
    I tried these with 'lite-white' pita bread. Sprinkled them with Italian herbs and garlic powder, then sprayed with olive oil spray. Great, and filling! I will try with a little cajun spice sprinkled over the next batch, just to try a different flavour. Great basic recipe with endless variations. - 5/24/09


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    Incredible!
    49 of 49 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have any pita bread handy so I took some 6 inch tortillas I had and did this with them, I added some italian seasoning, and cooked for a little bit less time and they turned out amazing! - 8/2/09


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    37 of 37 people found this review helpful
    Add a little Italian herbs to the garlic-olive oil mixture, then sprinkle the oil-brushed pita wedges with grated Parmesan before baking. Yum!!! - 8/10/09


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    35 of 36 people found this review helpful
    I have been make these for some time, but I use the Sarah Lee Whole Wheat pita bread instead of regular pita bread. It lowers the calories and fat content. - 7/18/08


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    31 of 31 people found this review helpful
    YES...these are fabulous. I used cooking spray, garlic powder, a little season salt and dried parsley. I save the bag the pitas came in and when they cool I place them right back in there. Why waste a ziploc bag, right? - 7/18/08


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    Incredible!
    29 of 31 people found this review helpful
    I also make pita chips by spraying the chips with canola or olive oil spray and sprinkling them with cinnamon and Splenda or xylitol before baking. Yummy also! - 7/14/09


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    Incredible!
    22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    Very easy to make! I doubled the garlic, added garlic & onion powder & cracked black pepper to the oil. I also found it best to mix the oil & let it steep for a day or 2. More intense flavors! It doesn't take much oil to coat them. I used a zipper baggy to make it easier to "brush" the chips. - 3/10/09


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    20 of 20 people found this review helpful
    I've made these with Mrs. Dash seasoning and they are great! - 7/20/09


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    Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I actually make these plain, just a light spray of olive oil, to eat with salsa & fat free sour cream. It completely kills my craving for potato chips & dip, my weakness in the evenings. - 7/25/09


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    Incredible!
    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful! I love pita chips, but hate paying high prices for a tiny bag at the grocery store. I had never considered making them at home. They turned out great! My husband said he would prefer them with some sort of dip (which would be good) but I like them by themselves. Lots of flavor! - 5/13/08


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    Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Yummy. I used garlic flavored evoo and sprinkled some lemon pepper on it. My kids and dh ate them all. I will have to find a recipe for pita bread so I can make more without breaking the bank. :) - 2/11/09


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    Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe! Although, I like it better when the oven is a little bit hotter and the chips are a little crisper. It's a good one to play around with that way! - 9/5/08


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    Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I just tried it...used spray canola oil, and garlic/herb seasoning on onion pita bread in my toaster oven. Loved it! This will be great for those times I want something crunchy and am sick of raw veggies, LOL! - 5/8/08


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    Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Yuuuumeee! When my fat intake is a little high for the day, I forgo the olive oil and simply spray with butter Pam. It's nearly as delicious and really kills my cravings for crunch! Garlic powder instead of the minced garlic works well when you're in a rush, whole wheat pita is higher in fiber! - 7/18/08


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    Incredible!
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I am so excited to find this recipe! I've been wanting to find a substitute for unhealthy chips and dip, and this is it! These were delicious and were perfect for dipping in spicy hummus! I added a sprinkling of Lawry's Salt-free 17 seasoning for some extra flavor. My husband loved them, too! - 7/26/09


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    Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    These are really great. I added a bit of curry powder and red pepper... new staple in our house. - 12/17/08


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    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I loved them it was great along a side salad for lunch. The chips satisfied the need for an occassional snack. - 7/8/08


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    Incredible!
    10 of 12 people found this review helpful
    My whole family loved these. My kids said make more for after school snack! - 6/2/09


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    Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I just made these using whole wheat pita bread and added some fresh Parmesean cheese on the top of a few once they were cooked. DELICIOUS! - 8/22/08


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    Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Great with a salad! - 7/18/08


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    Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe. I used low carb/lowfat pitas and they are awesome. And you can make different variations of it depending on what you season them with. I will definitely make these again! - 8/26/09


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    9 of 12 people found this review helpful
    easy, and healthier than store-bought! - 7/14/09


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    Very Good
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This is good for an quick appetizers w/ your favorite dip!!! - 1/5/09


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    Incredible!
    9 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Made these with whole wheat pita and added a little salt. - 1/4/09


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    Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I sprinkle seasoning salt on mine, a mix of course salt, herbs, and spices. This is delicious! - 1/4/09


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    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This is great ! Quick and easy and the teens love it! - 8/10/09


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    Incredible!
    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    i love making pita chips; they are also good with a sprinkle of splenda instead of garlic - 7/15/09


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    8 of 15 people found this review helpful
    This sounds so yummy. Great with humus - 1/5/09


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    Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Yumm-O! These are very good! I've made them several times now and my family loves them. Great way to save those pitas from going bad too! They're great with salsa. I used them one night when I made ground chicken taco salads, I used my pita chips instead of the taco shell. Was very good! Great! - 8/11/08


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    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Great snack with Avacodo dip. - 7/18/08


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    Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I used half the olive oil and added sea salt. - 8/10/09


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    Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy, I added a few crumbled up to a fresh salad...like the Fatush (Middle Eastern Salad). Adds crunch and lots of flavor! - 5/13/08


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    Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Really good! Came out crunchy and tasted like I was eating something forbidden. Great taste. Ate with hummous. - 5/8/08


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    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is awesome with home made salsa or with black beans rinsed, drained and mashed with more garlic.
    Yummy!
    - 8/10/09


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    Very Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Love these! Easy to make and they help with my "chip, crunchy snack" cravings. - 7/26/09


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    Very Good
    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Easy\, fast, and tasty - 3/4/09


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    Very Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    We had these on superbowl sunday and they were very good. A good supsitute for chips. Julie - 2/5/09


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    Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I have to make double to get just one serving, my boyfriend loves this recipe so much - 1/31/09


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    Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    These are wonderful. Even my 17 year old son likes them. I have made them with white and wheat pita breads and both are great. - 1/25/09


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    Incredible!
    6 of 10 people found this review helpful
    a very filling snack - 1/19/09


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    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    The best I have ever eaten, you cannot stop eating them.
    Not much calories . Terry Foti from Montreal
    - 1/4/09


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    Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    this was the best we ever try we enjoy it so much we eat all the time - 1/4/09


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    Very Good
    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great taste! Will pass this one along to friends. : ) - 1/4/09


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    Incredible!
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    These are awesome with any cheese dip ! - 1/4/09


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    Very Good
    5 of 10 people found this review helpful
    These are very good. - 1/4/09


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    Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Love these!! They're so good! I like to put the garliic through a press and not use as much olive oil. It cuts the calories a little. - 9/24/08


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    Incredible!
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    These are very tasty, also great with hummus. - 8/12/08


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    Incredible!
    5 of 10 people found this review helpful
    One word says it all, "Yum!!!" - 7/28/08


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    Very Good
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very simple, very delicious. Also added sea salt to them. - 7/26/08


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    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Excellent, especially with hummus. A very addictive yet healthy treat! - 7/18/08


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    Good
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This was good but an even better idea... to me it needs more garlic and spice - 7/18/08


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    Incredible!
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful! I added a more garlic and used sea salt and sprinkled some dry oregano.. Delicious! I am going to serve this at ladies get together at my place next week with a low fat homemade dip. - 7/18/08


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    Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    i have made these before...experiment with any herbs you like...or even cinnamon! i use whole wheat pitas. - 7/18/08


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    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    For a quick, easier version, use cooking spray (I use Pam olive oil spray) and garlic powder or garlic salt. I also do one half a pita at a time, in the toaster oven, so I'm not tempted to eat too many. :) - 7/11/08


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    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I bought some of these at Aldi's the other day except that they had parmesan and garlic on them. They also did not get rid of the folded edges. I cannot wait to try these. This has got to taste better when warm. - 7/10/08


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    Incredible!
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I made this with butter flavored Pam and tons of garlic powder. Delicious! - 5/22/08


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    Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I tried the recipe wheat pita chips instead and it turned out great. - 8/12/09


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    Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe with a whole wheat tortilla, just a knife full of olive oil and simply sliced garlic in the toast oven. EASY. - 8/11/09


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    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    people used different spices - such as salt or cumin. also, some people sprayed cooking oil eg. Pam instead of the olive oil. someone uses cinnamon and splenda for crisper chip increase temperature. - 8/10/09


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    Very Good
    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I am definately going to try this, with low cal spray oil (1 cal per spray) and I have a garlic grinder so i can mill over the pitta slices, I think i'll also add black pepper.

    Brilliant idea, especially as my weekeness is crisps.
    - 3/4/09


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    Incredible!
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is SO easy and delicious! I will def make this over and over again. - 1/8/09


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    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    We really love these and just change them up with different seasoning based on our mood. - 7/18/08


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    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This receipe is great! You can also sprinkle some oregano - 7/18/08


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    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Fabulous! We used nonfat feta and added turkey pepperoni (instead of spinach) and pineapple. - 7/18/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    These are great and so easy! - 7/18/08


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    4 of 9 people found this review helpful
    but will try with sea salt - 7/18/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I added a little bit of sea salt- they're great! - 7/12/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I big favorite in my house. - 7/8/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 9 people found this review helpful
    My daughter and I love these! - 7/8/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This was a great light feeling snack. - 6/15/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This snack is AWESOME! I had it with the slow cooker chicken taco stew recipe also here on SP. I highly recommend this combination! - 5/16/08


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    Very Good
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This tasted wonderful! - 5/14/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! I will definitely be making this lots! - 5/13/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This is so good and gives me the crunch I sometimes crave. - 5/10/08


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    Incredible!
    4 of 9 people found this review helpful
    its realllllllllllllllllllly good! - 5/8/08


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    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very good will make it again - 5/8/08


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    Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    FAB! Even better served with three-pepper hummus! - 10/4/09


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    These are great. And so quick and easy. You can improvise with any flavoring. - 10/4/09


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    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Satisfying for those crunch, carbohydrate cravinga. Full flavor, not much fat. - 10/4/09


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    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I was just going to make pita chips today, because my breads going to expire soon. Great help. - 8/23/09


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    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make something similar, but I use olive oil cooking spray and McCormick's sodium-free garlic and herb seasoning. Yummo!! - 8/18/09


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yes, I would definitely make this again. These are so simple and tasty!!! - 8/11/09


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    3 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I make this last night. Delicious!!! - 8/11/09


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    Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    just made very good but I also added extra spice
    then I made some with cinnamon just becase I like a lot of sweet to my sweet I but caramel on top of baked cinnamon pitas. very good to me
    - 8/11/09


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i used whole wheat pitas and a little more garlic. it's so good with my homemade hummus!! - 1/29/10


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very QUICK and Very GOOD!!! - 10/5/09


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made it yesterday for my DS and his friends while they watched Football. It went down a treat, thank you for sharing - 10/5/09


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was great! I also tried it with cinnamon sugar instead of the garlic, and again it was a big hit with the whole family! - 10/4/09


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I sprinkle on additional seasonings like basil and sometimes a little parmesan cheese. This works really great with low carb tortillas too. - 10/4/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great with homemade hummmus - 10/4/09


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Good & crunchy! I added more garlic. (No vampires here!) - 10/4/09


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    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    sounds wonderful! - 10/4/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    awesome for when you need that crunch - 10/4/09


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    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! Endless possiblities. - 8/14/09


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    1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I'll be trying this one! Thanks so much! - 8/10/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great, easy and tasteful. I'm going to make it. - 8/10/09


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    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This were fine. I expected them to be better because they smelled sooooooo good. But they just didn't live up to their smell. - 2/10/09


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    Good
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made these to serve with dinner tonight. I thought they were "OK". My family wasn't impressed. - 1/12/09


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    Incredible!
    Very good. I will make these again. - 5/13/21


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    :) - 10/3/20