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Who wants some Cheese Balls?

Old Jun 26, 18, 11:01 pm
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Who wants some Cheese Balls?

Remember Planters Cheez Balls? They are coming back


A popular '90s snack is about to make a comeback.

The Kraft Heinz Company confirmed it will relaunch Planters Cheez Balls and Cheez Curls for a limited time, starting in July.
I have fond memories of these. My grandma used to have these (and brown Chex cereal, whatever that one was) and that's pretty much all we had to snack on. She wouldn't let us eat the freezer cookies. They got me through the first year of college a well, my parents would sent me care packs with them. So glad to see that they're back.
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Old Jun 26, 18, 11:14 pm
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No, thanks! I won't eat it either. Sorry Folks.
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Old Jun 26, 18, 11:16 pm
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Finally, some good news!
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Old Jun 26, 18, 11:21 pm
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No, thanks! I won't eat it either. Sorry Folks.
That's fine. More for me.
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Old Jun 26, 18, 11:22 pm
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I didn't realize that they were gone. Love me some cheese balls!
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Old Jun 26, 18, 11:22 pm
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Originally Posted by WIRunner View Post
That's fine. More for me.
No problem men. Help yourself.
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Old Jun 26, 18, 11:27 pm
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Originally Posted by corky View Post
I didn't realize that they were gone. Love me some cheese balls!
Well, UTZ still made them but Planters was always better imo.
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Old Jun 27, 18, 12:30 am
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Do you Americans have Cheezles?
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Old Jun 27, 18, 5:38 am
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Originally Posted by readywhenyouare View Post


Well, UTZ still made them but Planters was always better imo.
I didn't realize they'd disappeared, because I've always noticed the Utz version.
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Old Jun 27, 18, 6:54 am
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They have definitely been around longer than the 90s. It was either the late 70s or early 80s, my sister and I had a can of these and were munching on them during a road trip across Texas and in one of those stories that go down in family lore as to when my sister threw up bright orange in the city of Orange, Texas from eating those things as a kid.
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Old Jun 27, 18, 7:37 am
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I love these!!!!!!!!!

Agree, they were around in the 80s—that’s when most of my snack-eating childhood was. They tend to come up in those, “Why did they ever stop making those?” conversations with people of similar age, too—I guess enough people missed them to warrant bringing them back.

They had other snacks in that line, too, including Cheeto-like cheese crunchies, but the cheese balls were always the best.

They better still be packaging them in the traditional blue cylinders, too.
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Old Jun 27, 18, 11:46 am
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Originally Posted by prncess674 View Post
They have definitely been around longer than the 90s. It was either the late 70s or early 80s, my sister and I had a can of these and were munching on them during a road trip across Texas and in one of those stories that go down in family lore as to when my sister threw up bright orange in the city of Orange, Texas from eating those things as a kid.
I definitely remember them in the 80's. I had enough in that decade to last a lifetime. Enjoy.
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Old Jun 27, 18, 5:18 pm
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No, thanks! I won't eat it either. Sorry Folks.
+1 Hard pass!
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Old Jun 28, 18, 1:03 pm
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I won't buy them to try, but suspect that they won't be as good as my memory of the ones I consumed in my misspent youth. Yes, in some cases they solved the post-indulgence "munchie crisis."

I guess the closest readily available substitute would the puffed Cheetos.

While we're on the topic, I'm not sure if these were regional, but the cheeze snacks I still crave were fake cheetos that came in a black and orange bag, can't remember the name for the life of me. I'm sure they're long gone.
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Old Jun 28, 18, 1:27 pm
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Remind me... these are the ones that came in the paper barrels lined with foil paper?
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