Deep fried butter among new foods at Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede released its list of midway foods for this year, and once again it features a mix of adventurous snacks.

Bacon, bacon and more bacon included in 31 new midway foods at this year's Stampede

From deep fried Doritos, deep fried avocado, shrimp chips and chocolate-dipped jalapeños, Stampede officials say "this year’s spread is not for the faint of heart." (Courtesy of Calgary Stampede)

The Calgary Stampede released its list of midway foods for this year, and once again it features a mix of adventurous snacks.

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Deep fried bubblegum is just one of 31 new treats available at the Calgary Stampede. (Courtesy of Calgary Stampede)

The annual event is known for its deep-fried goodness, but also debuts other tastes — such as shots of pickle juice. 

"Deep fried delicacies like double bacon wrapped corndogs, deep fried bubblegum and, yes, even deep fried butter will have you craving something on a stick," said Stampede officials in a release.

The Stampede says with 31 new treats there is something for everyone, no matter how many calories midway goers want to consume:

  • B52 fudge
  • Banana bacon ear
  • Chip dog
  • Cochinita pibil
  • Chocolate bacon apple
  • Chocolate bacon fudge
  • Chocolate cinnamon bear fudge
  • Chocolate covered bacon
  • Chocolate-dipped jalapeños
  • Deep fried avocado
  • Deep fried bubble gum
  • Deep fried butter
  • Deep fried Doritos
  • Deep fried pickled beans
  • Deep fried pie
  • Deep fried Philly cheesesteak rollup
  • Dessert fries
  • Double bacon corndog
  • Double smoked bacon wrapped cheese perogy skewer
  • Eggroll on a stick
  • Flautas de pollo
  • Frozen yogurt
  • Godzilla mac and cheese
  • Idaho nachos
  • Idaho taco
  • Naaco TNT
  • Philly cheesesteak
  • Pickle juice shooters
  • Shrimp chips
  • Sweet corn corndog
  • Western cake pops
Midway food is just one feature of the Calgary Stampede that draws hundreds of thousands of people to the city each summer. (Rachel Maclean/CBC)


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