Trigger warning: this quiz will make you very hungry! Do not enter on an empty stomach.
Just joking, but seriously, we’re about to present quite a lengthy list of some of the most indulgent junk foods one can think of. Every late-night snack or meal, decadent dessert or famous fast food will be listed below. There will be everything from classic comfort dishes like pizza and mac and cheese, to controversial snacks like candy corn and cheesecake. Quizzers must decide whether they “love” the dish or if they’re “not a fan” of it. We’re fully aware that it’s not all that easy to dislike any of these junk foods. In case you’re wondering, we don’t judge if you love them all because we do too!
As quizzers make their choices, we will slowly reveal the perfect film to enjoy based on the types of dishes selected. Love spicy food? Perhaps there are action-filled films ahead! Love cheese? Perhaps a rom-com is on the agenda? Go ahead, and start this quiz. We highly recommend that quizzers place their dinners in the oven before starting, so as to not get too hungry. Time to find out what film to watch tonight! Let’s get started.
Chocolate cake is the ultimate dessert. It combines the moist gooey-ness of cake with the delectable flavours of chocolate. Some people adore chocolate cake that is made with fruits, like strawberries or raspberries, while others prefer more decadent toppings, like cookie crumbles, brownie bits or chocolate chips. Who else is getting hungry? While this is a great birthday food, let’s be real it ’s the ultimate sweet treat that is just right for every day of the week. Let us know who’s a chocolate cake lover by clicking “Love it!”
Oh yes, the ultimate snack to mindlessly munch on: chips! I’ve never met a person who doesn’t enjoy this salty snack. With flavours ranging from salt and vinegar and bbq, to more bizarre flavours like dill pickle, ketchup and cheeseburger, there’s definitely a flavour for every kind of taste bud. Even better, this salty treat can be dipped in a variety of different sauces like nacho cheese, guacamole and salsa…. Yum! Chips are amazing to enjoy while binging your favourite show, having a movie night or just because!
This cake flavour is one that divides many people. Those who love this cake seriously LOVE it, while those who dislike it can barely hear its name without scowling. A classic cheesecake has a crumbly graham base with a dense and creamy cream cheesecake filling and is usually topped with strawberries or a berry glaze…. Omg! Modern variations of this cake include oreo versions, where the famous is cookie is used to make the base and the toppings, as well many other varieties……
Cheetos are one of the most loved and internet-famous snacks. It’s a crispy chip, shaped like a wiggly-looking stick, crafted from corn flour and topped with a cheesy-tasting powder. While it's classic flavour remains popular, it has been made into different flavours, like jalapeno for the chip fans that love spicy food. Cheetos are iconic because of the dust they leave behind everywhere. Traces of this orange snack can be found on one’s fingers, t-shirt and anywhere else that was close by… oops!
Chicken nuggets are a classic late-night snack to eat. Whether you’re going through the drive-through at a local fast food joint after a night out or making them at home as a meal, nearly everyone enjoys this food. There is much debate about which fast food has the best chicken nuggets, but the biggest debate is concerning the choice of sauce. Some people are diehard BBQ sauce lovers but others are all about that sweet and sour sauce. Definitely a tough choice!
Chocolate is probably one of the most ancient junk foods. It was discovered as early as 1750 bce in modern-day Mexico, famously loved by the Mayans in the first century and then popularized by Europeans in the 16th century (Wikipedia). This sweet treat brought about famous snacks like Kit-Kat, Mars bars, Hershey's kisses and any other chocolate bars that currently exist. There are different kinds of chocolate such as white chocolate, milk chocolate and different percentages of dark chocolate. Yummy!
This snack originated in Mexico, but has become increasingly popular in the United States, particularly at state fairs. Churros are basically just pieces of fried dough, usually covered lightly with some powdered sugar. When fried, this snack becomes crispy on the outside and super light on the inside. While these are amazing on their own, churros can also be filled with a gooey hazelnut filling, a chocolate sauce or anything else one could desire. These surely can get messy to eat, but that’s kind of part of the fun!
This bubbly soft drink has a distinctive taste that cannot be described. It’s been around for an amazingly long time and has accumulated some serious fans. This beverage was invented in the 19th century and was originally marketed as medicine, which is confusing considering how unhealthy it is (Wikipedia)! The name is actually an indicator of its ingredients as coca references coca leaves and cola references kola nuts, which is where all the high levels of caffeine come from (Wikipedia). Who’s a fan of this sugary drink?
Cookies, big or small, we love them all! Cookies are a classic treat that come in so many variations. Classic chocolate chip cookies that are fresh out of the oven are a delectable snack, especially when they're accompanied by a tall glass of tea or milk. Other classic flavours include double chocolate, macadamia nut and m&m’s. Oatmeal raisin cookies are very controversial, some love them and some are very disappointed by the lack of chocolate chips. Let us know who’s a cookie lover by pressing: "Love it!"
Cupcakes are the mini, icing-filled versions of cake. These little treats pack a powerful flavour punch and can vary from chocolate, vanilla and the decadent red-velvet. Some cupcakes are stuffed with icing, making a yummy, but messy surprise when biting it. Other cookies are topped with large swirls of icing, brownie chunks, cherries or sometimes even cookie chunks! The issue with this snack is that it’s often made or purchased in large batches of 12 or 24, meaning it’s not quite easy to stop eating!
Cheesy Garlic Bread
This is quite the guilty pleasure! Already garlic bread is quite the treat. It’s usually made on baguette bread, topped with gooey garlic butter and usually some chives and fresh herbs. To take this amazing snack to the next level, it can be topped with sharp cheddar, stringy mozzarella and any other cheese and put in the oven on broil to crisp. It can be eaten on its own, as an appetizer or as a side with a main dish. It’s definitely not a healthy food, but it sure is enjoyable.
French fries are an essential food to eat while having junk food. To make French fries, one must chop up a potato, fry them oil and then season them with salt or anything they’re craving, really! These bad boys can be dipped in ketchup, mayo (if that’s your jam), or any other sauce one can think of! They’re the perfect side to go with essentially any dish, especially fast food. It’s hard to believe some people are not a fan of this yummy treat, but prove us wrong by pressing “not a fan.”
Curly fries are not your usual kind of fries, they are quite unique and very appetizing. While regular french fries are amazing, curly fries are a whole different ballgame. These crispy fries taste totally different than regular potatoes, as they are topped with a golden brown mix of spices which includes onion and garlic powder. They are not sliced like regular fries either, they are cut in a spiral shape, hence the name “curly fries.” Ok… who else is salivating?
Doughnut shops can literally be found at every second street corner in North America. Doughnuts are made up of fried dough that is ring-shaped and coated with a layer of glaze. This delicious dessert is typically topped with a chocolate glaze, maple glaze, hazelnut glaze or honey glaze. Popular toppings include sprinkles, cookie crumbles, marshmallow pieces, cereals or really anything one can dream up! Some of these doughnuts, instead of having a hollow centre, are filled with a custard or cream filling. Yum!
Doritos are not your regular kind of chips. Rather than being made of potatoes, Doritos are actually tortilla chips that are covered with a cheesy, nacho-like seasoning. They were designed to resemble chilaquiles, a popular snack in Mexico (Wikipedia). The original taco-flavoured chip was released in 1967 and launched endless flavours ever-since, including Blue Cheese, Chipotle Ranch, Guacamole, Cheesy Enchilada & Sour Cream and Pizza Cravers & Ranch (Wikipedia). Who’s a fan of this popular chip type? Pick “love it!” below to show some love for Doritos.
Pizza is the kind of meal that is impossible to refuse. A soft dough is topped with tomato sauce and gooey mozzarella. Traditionally, it’s cooked in a wood-burning oven which gives the dough a distinctive char and flavour. Modern pizzerias have made several modifications to this traditional dish, like stuffing cheese in the crust, replacing the dough with cauliflower dough and even making a dessert pizza with Nutella and sugar! Pineapple is an available pizza topping in most restaurants and is quite controversial. Some people love this savoury-sweet mix, while others really do not.
Onion rings, aka French fries’ distant cousin, are the ultimate crispy snack. To create this dish, rings of onions are battered and then fried. While the thought of eating a plain onion might not sound too amazing, battering and cooking it really elevates the flavour making this a fun snack to munch on! It can be dipped in ketchup or eaten on its own, accompanied by pizza or any other junk food. Many fast food chains offer this as an alternative to French fries. Press “love it” below to pick this snack over a side of classic fries.
Fried chicken is no joke. Chicken breasts are battered in a flour mixture and then deep fried in lots of oil for ultimate crunch. This fast food is served at popular chains like Chick-fil-A and Popeye’s. Getting hungry? Well, enjoy a bucket filled with fried chicken at KFC. We’re not kidding! This dish can also be eaten in a sandwich or can be made into smaller bite-sized pieces, which is also called popcorn chicken. Does this sound appealing? If yes, press “love it!”
Captain Crunch is a sugary breakfast cereal that is loved by children and adults alike! It’s made up of corn and oat breakfast cereals and meant to resemble a brown sugar and butter rice recipe. The box features the iconic captain enjoying a nice big bowl of his own cereal! It was actually introduced to grocery stores in 1963 and has been popular ever since (Wikipedia). Different variations of this classic cereal have been released including, Peanut Butter Crunch, Vanilla Crunch, Choco Crunch and Strawberry Shortcake Crunch (Wikipedia)! Do these sound yummy?
Gummy bears are small fruit candies that are shaped like cute little bears. These charming treats have a very long history that dates back to the ‘20s in Germany (Wikipedia). They were invented by a confectioner and the inventor of the Haribo company, Hans Riegel Senior. Afterwards, Riegel went on to invent many other bear-shaped gummies (Wikipedia). Typical gummy bears come in 5 flavours: raspberry, orange, strawberry, pineapple and lemon. Does this sound yummy? Pick “I love it” below to agree!
Sour candies are the perfect combination of sweet and tart and will make one pucker up while eating it, but always going back for more! There are endless different kinds of sweet candies, but they all have a similar sweet, then strong sour flavour. Different kinds of sour candies include Sweetarts, Sour Nerds, Cry Baby Tears, Warheads and the sourest of them all, Toxic Waste. Some people love the taste of sour candies, while others prefer their sweets to be sweet. Pick a side!
A cheeseburger is a classic dish served in diners, fast food restaurants and pretty much everywhere else in North America. It’s a variation on a classic hamburger, which includes the classic beef patty on a sesame bun but adds a layer of melted, often orange, cheese. Afterwards, any additional toppings, like ketchup, mayonnaise, tomatoes, lettuce and onions, can be stacked on top! All cheese lovers will argue that the cheeseburger is obviously better tasting than the classic hamburger. Pick “I love it” to join team cheeseburger!
This is a classic snack that can be found at concession stands, street vendors, food trucks and pretty much everywhere in North America. This dish is composed of a sausage that’s in a bun and can be topped with ketchup, mustard and relish. There’s a huge debate about if this junk food can be considered a sandwich or not. This is quite puzzling to most. Don’t care if hot dogs are sandwiches or not and simply love this treat? Press “I love it.”
Ice cream is a tasty treat to enjoy on a warm day. Soft serve ice cream comes out of a machine smoothly, in perfect little swirls. Ice cream can also be scooped, meaning it’s more solid and usually has chunks of brownies, cookies, fruit or even peanut butter cups! Some people love eating ice cream from a waffle cone, while others prefer to go the spoon and bowl route. Meanwhile, some people love ice cream no matter what it’s served in!
Lucky Charms are a traditionally sugary cereal, popular in North America. Get this, they’re composed of cereals with marshmallows mixed in. The marshmallows come in different shapes and colours. The brand markets its cereal with the help of a goofy little leprechaun that acts as their mascot. Everything about this cereal is Saint Patrick’s Day-themed, from the rainbows on the box to the leprechaun and the luck-related puns. Many people argue the best part of this cereal is really just the marshmallows. These marshmallows became so sought after that they actually began selling them separately.
Mac and Cheese
A classic comfort food, macaroni and cheese. This pasta dish is made up of macaroni noodles and a deliciously cheesy sauce. It’s been popularized by the affordable and accessible Kraft variation of this meal, which can be purchased for $1 and takes minutes to make. In restaurants, this dish can be transformed into a much more gourmet meal, using a blend of different cheese, breadcrumbs and even luxurious seafoods like lobster. Press “I love it” if this creamy dish is a favourite.
A milkshake is a fun thing to drink on summer’s day. It’s a refreshing beverage that combines milk, ice cream and any desired additions like cookie crumbles, brownies, sweet syrups. It’s a cold drink that can be topped with whipped cream or Marciano cherries. This delicious treat was popularized in diners, lunch counters and burger joints in North America in the 40s and 50s. Milkshake lovers will often pick this chilled drink over a classic cone or slushy. Not a milkshake lover? Pick “not a fan.”
Mozzarella sticks are what would happen if pizza and chicken nuggets got together and had a baby. Ok, maybe not, but they’re seriously good and very indulgent. Mozzarella sticks are sticks of mozzarella (duh) that are breaded and fried. When they’re cut open, they ooze out mozzarella, yum! They are often dipped in marinara sauce, which gives it a delicious pizza-like taste. They have the crispy-ness of chicken nuggets and the cheesiness of pizza, definitely the best of both worlds!
Muffins are cupcakes’ slightly healthier cousin. Muffins can take on many forms, some much healthier than others. For this quiz, we’re talking about a decadent chocolate chip muffin, a creamy red velvet muffin, a flavour-packing monkey bread muffin or a peanut-butter chocolate muffin….mmm! These desserts are individually-sized and can be purchased on their own or by the dozen. While some consider this a breakfast food, others view it as a sweet snack to indulge for dessert. Pick “I love it” if a muffin sounds like a delicious dessert!
Nachos are an epic junk meal. To create this delicious concoction, one must start by scattering shredded cheese top some tortilla chips. Afterwards, toppings like tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, herbs, olives and peppers can be added. The dish is the sent to broil so the cheese can melt and crisp. On the side, it’s essential to have salsa, guacamole and sour cream to dip these cheesy chips in. This dish was created in Mexico but rapidly became popular pretty much everywhere. More queso, please!
Meet the best-selling cookie in the United States, the Oreo! The Oreo is made up of two chocolate cookies that surround a sweet, creamy filling. It’s most commonly eaten by either dunking the cookie in milk or separating the two cookies and eating the cream first. This cookie was introduced to stores In 1912 and has remained popular ever since (Wikipedia). The company has innovated itself, however, making several variations of the classic treat like mint, birthday cake, watermelon, lemon twist and others!
Apple pie is an essential Thanksgiving dish. It’s made up of apples that are topped with cinnamon and baked into a delicious pie with a buttery, flakey crust. It’s often served warm with a hearty serving of ice cream or whipped cream… mmm! There are two types of people in the world, those who love pie and those who love cake. It’s a grand debate in the desert community. To show some support for team pie, click “I love it” below!
Popcorn is a classic treat to enjoy while at the movies, or literally at any moment. Traditionally, popcorn is made by popping kernels, then topped with salt and butter. This snack is served in large bags or buckets at theatres. While popcorn is usually a savoury snack, it can be coated with caramel to become a deliciously crunchy, sweet treat! Other toppings include cheddar-flavoured powder, salt and vinegar, ketchup and honey! It’s a versatile snack that’s loads of fun to munch on!
This triangular-shaped candy is yellow, orange and white at the tip in an attempt to mimic the look and shape of a corn kernel. It’s made of sugar, corn syrup, wax and obviously, some artificial colouring. This Halloween candy divides us as people. Some people adore it and buy bags and bags of it around Halloween, while others cannot even smell this controversial sweet. Pick a team to join: team I love candy corn or team candy corn is not my favourite!
Cinnamon buns are a seriously indulgent treat. A sweet dough is topped with butter, super sweet icing and loads of cinnamon, of course, creating a delicious dessert. These are best enjoyed straight from the oven with a warm tea or maybe a glass of milk! This pastry originated in Sweden in 1999 (Wikipedia). A Swedish cinnamon bun also includes cardamom, however, those in North America commonly exclude this ingredient. Pick “I love it” to show some love for this pastry!
Pretzels are a deliciously savoury treat that are made from a bread-like dough that’s twisted into a knot and fried. It's commonly topped with large salt pieces. For those who prefer sweet treats, pretzels can also be made without salt, and instead dipped in hazelnut or chocolate sauce. For cheese-lovers, pretzels can be topped with shredded cheese and garlic butter for some pizza flavours. This yummy treat can obviously be customized to fit nearly everyone’s preferences. What’s not to love?
Peanut Butter Cup
A peanut butter cup combines two of the best substances in the world together: peanut butter with chocolate! This combination was made popular by the brand Reese, which is owned by Hershey (Wikipedia). This snack is shaped like a round puck and is made from white, milk or dark chocolate and filled with flavourful peanut butter. Variations of this classic snack include the caramel one, which has a layer of caramel in the peanut butter filling, crunch which features crunchy peanut butter, hazelnut, which has Nutella instead of peanut butter and many other delicious ones…
A grilled cheese is a basic, yet classic comfort meal that is loved by kids and adults alike. Grilled cheese is made by placing sliced cheese in between two pieces of bread and cooked in a buttered pan. The classic grilled cheese recipe can be elevated by adding sliced meats like bacon or ham, vegetables like tomato or onions, or different types of cheese like brie or swiss. Some recipes even call for fruits like pears or apples or dried fruits like raisins. Whatever the recipe calls for, there’s some about a grilled cheese that’s always enjoyable.
A brownie is a delicious dessert that’s destined for chocolate lovers. Different recipes call for different things and like most desserts, this baked good can easily be customized. Some recipes add in nuts, frosting, cream cheese, chocolate chips or fudge! While brownies are usually made from cocoa, some recipes include vanilla batter for a marbled effect. This snack is often made in a large pan and cut into small squares. It can be served with a generous scoop of ice cream on top, whipped cream or powdered sugar. MMMMMM!
A taco is a traditional dish in Mexico that has been adopted in North America and transformed into a fast food that is often unhealthy. Tacos are made from corn tortillas and can be filled with a variety of ingredients. They are commonly filled with minced meat, cheese, sour cream, jalapeno, salsa, guacamole, tomatoes and onions. They can also be filled with pork, chicken, seafood, beans or vegetables. When homemade, this can be a great meal, but when purchased from taco bell, it’s quite the junk meal.