Taste test: These smallish rice cakes had wiggly surfaces with a somewhat bright orange seasoning that made them look a lot like a cheddar-flavored snack.
But once we crunched in, it was immediately evident that it was not cheddar, as there was quite a kick of chili pepper heat, very tasty, tempered just a bit by sweetness. The pieces were fairly thick and a had a soft crunch and good crispness. There was a mildly hot aftertaste that lingered for a while. Very nice!
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Smell test: Good sweet and spicy pepper smell.
From the package: “New look! Formerly Quakes® Rice Snacks” ... “Quaker® Popped™ rice snacks are the surprisingly delicious snack with a satisfying crunch. And because they're popped and have 0g trans fat, you can feel good about your snack choice.” ... “Do not heat in toaster or microwave.”
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Company: Quaker Oats Company
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This snack was discovered by Jeremy at Star Market (formerly Shaws, and Star Market again before that), Porter Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Review published .