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Are These Disney Snacks Worth the Hype?

Everyone has a favorite snack to enjoy when they visit the Walt Disney World Resort, and some of these snacks have even become completely beloved and revered over the years. With so many options to choose from throughout the Disney Parks, Disney Resorts, and Disney Springs, some snacks are so loved by Guests that they make every major list of bites to try while on vacation. But are these snacks really so delicious that they live up to their hype?

Let’s take a closer look at each snack offering, what makes it so popular, and if it is deserving of all the love it receives. Help us decide whether these snacks at the Walt Disney World Resort deserve the love that they get!

Mickey Pretzel

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Mickey Pretzel – Multiple Locations

Everyone knows the iconic Mickey Pretzel that is served at countless locations throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. It’s a decent portioned soft pretzel topped with a generous sprinkling of salt, shaped like Mickey, and served warm, but let’s be real — it truly lives up to the hype only when dipped in the deliciously warm and gooey cheese sauce that it comes with.

Dole-Whip-Softserve

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Pineapple DOLE Whip Cup – Aloha Isle

Another iconic snack that has been thrilling Guests for years to come is the Pineapple DOLE Whip Cup, which could originally only be found at Aloha Isle in the Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland, but now is available in multiple locations throughout the property. This beloved cold treat features the choice of Pineapple DOLE Whip soft serve ice cream, Vanilla DOLE Whip soft serve, or a swirl of the two in a cup as well as the Pineapple DOLE Whip Float which tops the soft serve with fresh DOLE Pineapple Juice.

Pepperoni Pizza Spring Rolls

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Pepperoni Spring Rolls – Spring Roll Cart

A relatively new snack on the scene in the Magic Kingdom that has quickly gained serious popularity with Guests are the Spring Rolls served up hot and fresh at the small Spring Roll Cart. Found just before the bridge that connects Main Street, U.S.A., and Adventureland, the Spring Roll Cart often has a lengthy line and Guests love digging into the Pepperoni Spring Rolls which are fried to crispy perfection and filled with pepperoni, marinara, and mozzarella cheese.

Cinnamon Roll at Gaston's Tavern

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Warm Cinnamon Roll – Gaston’s Tavern

Fans of Beauty and the Beast love checking out the area of Fantasyland themed to feel like Belle’s village, complete with the famous Gaston’s Tavern. This masculine quick-service location features a limited menu of goodies including the Warm Cinnamon Roll, which is a massive portion of hot and sweet bread topped with sticky frosting. This sweet snack is absolutely worth the hype, especially when topped with extra frosting that is provided by request.

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Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich – Sleepy Hollow

Over in Liberty Square in the Magic Kingdom is Sleepy Hollow, a colonial quick-service location with a large outdoor patio that offers up some unique views of Cinderella Castle. Famous for its delicious waffles, a stop at Sleepy Hollow for the Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich is always a good idea as the treat features a hot and crispy waffle topped with a chocolate-hazelnut spread, strawberries, bananas, and blueberries.

Corn Dog Nuggets

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Corn Dog Nuggets – Casey’s Corner

Also offering up views of Cinderella Castle is Casey’s Corner, a popular quick-service location on the end of Main Street, U.S.A. that is themed to feel like a concession stand from a turn-of-the-century baseball stadium. The menu at Casey’s Corner unsurprisingly focuses on hot dogs and a favorite option for many Guests are the Corn Dog Nuggets, which are bite-sized fried pieces that are truly mouthwatering when paired with the location’s cheese sauce.

Candy Apple

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Candy Apples – Main Street Confectionery or Storybook Treats

Many Guests love to indulge in delicious sweet snacks while in Walt Disney World, and thankfully there are plenty of locations that serve up a favorite that elevates a popular fruit with candy goodness. Candy Apples can be found in locations including the Main Street Confectionery and Storybook Treats, and coat fresh apples in chocolate, caramel, nuts, and more, and are expertly decorated to look like favorite Disney characters.

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School Bread – Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe

Moving over to EPCOT, one of the most iconic snacks that Guests have to enjoy every time they visit the Disney Park is School Bread at Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe in the Norway Pavilion in World Showcase. This sweet cardamom bun is filled with vanilla custard that is cold and creamy and topped with a generous portion of toasted coconut for the perfect combination of sweet and comforting.

Caramel Corn

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Caramel Corn – Karamell-Kuche

Another beloved snack that often lures Guests in with its enticing smell is the fresh Caramel Corn served throughout each day at Karamell-Kuche in the Germany Pavilion. This small shop specializes in all things Werther’s Caramel, including fresh Caramel Corn that is popped fresh all day long and served up in either small or large bags to enjoy while wandering through World Showcase.

Macaron

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Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich – L’Artisan des Glaces

Guests looking to cool down in EPCOT’s World Showcase can head over to L’Artisan des Glaces, a charming quick-service location in the France Pavilion that serves up an array of decadent ice cream flavors and delights. The Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich offers Guests a seasonal selection or the opportunity to choose one flavor of ice cream and sandwich it between two fresh macarons for a delicate and delicious option.

Lunch Box Tarts

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Lunch Box Tarts – Woody’s Lunch Box

Woody’s Lunch Box in Toy Story Land in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a very popular quick-service restaurant that serves grown-up takes on childhood lunch favorites, including unique and delicious twists on Pop Tarts. The Lunch Box Tarts served up at Woody’s feature flaky pastry crusts stuffed with bold flavors and topped with sweet icing and Guests can choose from options including Chocolate-Hazelnut Lunch Box Tart, Lemon-Blueberry Lunch Box Tart, and Raspberry Lunch Box Tart.

Mr. Kamal's Fries

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Mr. Kamal’s Fries – Mr. Kamal’s

Guests who are more interested in savory snacks to enjoy at the Walt Disney World Resort can head to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where they can find hot and fresh fries topped with unique flavors and sauces. Mr. Kamal’s is a small stand-alone quick service location that features Mr. Kamal’s Fries, seasoned fries that Guests can customize with complimentary dipping sauces including ketchup, tandoori honey mustard, saffron aioli, and spicy honey ketchup.

Night Blossom

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Night Blossom – Pongu Pongu

Also served up in Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a vibrant beverage that Guests love sipping on while exploring Pandora – the World of Avatar. The Night Blossom is a frozen beverage served all day long at Pongu Pongu that features layers of Apple Limeade and Desert Pear Limeade topped with Boba Balls for a visually stunning treat.

Port Orleans Halloween Beignets

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Mickey Beignets – Scat Cat’s Club – Café

The final snack option up for consideration today can be found at Scat Cat’s Club – Café at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter. Mickey Beignets are perfectly light and airy fried pockets of dough that are taken to the next level by being smothered in powdered sugar. Hot, sugary, and shaped like Mickey — how can anyone say no?

About Caitlin Kane

Caitlin Kane has been visiting Walt Disney World since she was a child and has developed a deep love and appreciation of the Disney Parks with a particular interest in the small details and history that can be found all around. Visiting every chance she gets, Caitlin loves to enjoy the ambiance of the Disney Parks and try something new every time. She can often be found eating and drinking her way through the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, riding the Haunted Mansion, sipping on a Lapu Lapu, pretending Illuminations: Reflections of Earth was still in existence, and enjoying seeing the magic through the eyes of her children. When not in WDW, Caitlin can be found at home in New York dreaming of a ride on Living with the Land and counting down the days until her next trip.