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What do Chocolate covered Grasshoppers taste like?
Jokes, Polls & Anything Else / 11:52 AM - Sunday January 25, 2009

What do Chocolate covered Grasshoppers taste like?

A friend had some last night, but I passed. I've had Chocolate covered Ants and they just tasted like Choclate covered Rice Kispie?

- Asked by lifestyle, A Father Figure, Male, 56-65, Houston

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They don't taste much different, but the legs get stuck in your teeth!

- Response by loseing, A Guy Critical, Male, Who Cares?, Who Cares?

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Never tried them but a friend gave me a chocolate covered nugget that I thought was a nut. Turned out to be pork. I am a vegetarian. Chocolate covered pork. Something America can certainly do without.

- Response by aoluserchick, A Career Woman, Female, 46-55, Consulting

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I've tried the ants too, and your description is good...chocolate covered rice krispies. :)

When I was a kid, someone had these and was passing them around. Ants are tiny, so I managed to try that...I could not bring myself to try the grasshopper...just too big of a bug. They were eating them like nothing...eww.

- Response by mamom04, A Sweet Sarah, Female, 56-65, Phoenix

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ewwwwwwwwwwwwww, thats disgusting....

- Response by spitfire815, A Hippie Chick, Female, 66 or older, Who Cares?

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Hmm, sounds crunchy, lol!

- Response by hulagirl55, A Sportif, Female, Who Cares?, Who Cares?

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I have never had an ant covered in choclate,

I went to dring from my glass once (water in it) and there was an ant on the edge and the tast was tart and lemmony leaving a tingle on my lips ..from there I understood the chocolate covered ant ,thinking it was like lemmony ,cripy critters but I guess not

ever had almond covered tofu?

- Response by morningdust, A Creative, Female, 56-65, Self-Employed

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Like chocolate-covered chicken. :)

- Response by stillagoodguy1, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 56-65, Celebrity

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Wonder if they still taste like Chocolate when they're coming back out your mouth?!!!!! Sorry, but that it just nasty!! :(

- Response by scrapper1941, A Thinker, Female, 66 or older, Retired

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OMG...Don't tell Kellogg's********** :DDDDDD

Nah...I'll pass on the grasshoppers too**

- Response by lady4u, A Married Girl, Female, 56-65, Cincinnati, Who Cares?

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It all depends on how they are prepared, are they steamed or baked or fried or even marinated before they are covered in chocolate. How it is prepared makes a big difference in the over all taste. Ive had them many different ways, only do to a survival school I attended.

Also check out Andrew Zimmermans "Bizzar Foods", on the foodNetwork, there is nt anything that man hasnt eaten.

- Response by mrburp06, A Father Figure, Male, 29-35, Military

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Aw, leave the ants alone. Some creatures need them to eat and survive. Stick with the Rice Krispies :)

- Response by familygal, A Thinker, Female, 36-45, Other Profession

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EWWW !!! How icky-poo! How about chocolate-covered lima beans?

- Response by thundermist04167, A Mr. Nice Guy, Male, 46-55, Who Cares?

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Never tried 'em. Someone, I recall, once said they tasted like acorns. I've never eaten acorns either, so I can't comment.

- Response by dannyjane, A Creative, Female, 66 or older, Who Cares?

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I can'nt help you in the insect Taste testing.YUCK.I see no reason to eat insects.With all the Italilan and french cusines why bugs???I'll stick to my french sauce.Thank you.

- Response by frenchkiss49, A Thinker, Female, 56-65, Tampa, Who Cares?

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why oh why, when there are so many wonderful bugless things to eat, just asking

- Response by glitsycat, A Married Girl, Female, 56-65, Other Profession

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I've had them, too. Tom Thum in Richardson on Arapaho Rd. used to sell them and the grasshoppers. I didn't try the grasshoppers either.

- Response by mrsjack, A Thinker, Female, 66 or older

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Never tasted chocolate covered grasshoppers.
Where can one buy them?

- Response by amandasboy, A Father Figure, Male, Who Cares?, Other Profession

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Yeah! Well I ate Frogs Legs & they taste Just Like Chicken. "FROG LEGS, THE OTHER WHITE MEAT!"

- Response by bnotafraid, A Creative, Female, Who Cares?, Artist / Musician / Writer

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I can't imagine......LOL A little crispy, maybe.

- Response by tweets4u2, A Married Girl, Female, 46-55, Teaching

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Well I will never know. I cant even eat meat with fat on it. I eat only the white on the chicken. I most likely would die of starvation, I know its not good. Sorry I am too much of a picky eater. Wish I could, just to try it. But I know deep inside I wouldn't. My friend has kids who have tried eating dried grasshoppers legs and they offered, no thanks. Oh well to ea his own. Hey but at least you tried the ants.

- Response by brneyes3756, A Creative, Female, 46-55, Phoenix, Other Profession

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....but with more protein!

- Response by coach33, A Creative, Male, 46-55, Self-Employed

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I pass.

- Response by kypevans, A Career Woman, Female, 56-65, Medical / Dental

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not into bugs here - I cannot bring myself to eat chocolate covered raisins!

Chocolate covered strawberries and pretzels are good!

let me know how it goes when/if you take the plunge (???)

- Response by maniacalme, A Thinker, Female, 56-65, Executive

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Nobody knows the truffles I've seen...

- Response by gettingstronger, A Cool Mom, Female, 46-55, Teaching

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I have never had them, but I imagine they would taste like grass.

- Response by crnbrdfed2002, A Cool Mom, Female, 29-35, San Antonio, Who Cares?

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Couldn't tell you..... i'd have passed myself....and then slapped the guy that offered it to me......

- Response by boxer1, A Guy Critical, Male, 46-55, Self-Employed

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Can not answer that for you.Never had either.I have had smoked snake,and it taste alot like chicken.It was rather good.Smoked bear is good also. :)

- Response by roanna, A Hippie Chick, Female, 56-65, Self-Employed

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Dunno, can't say that I would ever be adventurous enough to eat such a "delicacy"............. .Grasshopper Pie is beautiful though!!! Miss them actually, scrumptious mint cream pie :P
Maybe you should try next time rather than just asking??????
Heheheehhehehehe

- Response by mistyinoz, An Alternative Girl, Female, 46-55, Tasmania, Student

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really?

- Response by tiddler, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 56-65, Lawyer

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I would have passed OUT

- Response by englishrose4945, A Life of the Party, Female, 66 or older, Miami, Alternative Medicine

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I dont' care what it taste like! A chocolate cover bug is still a chocolate covered BUG, there's no sugar coating it. Pun not intended. :D

- Response by amongyong, A Cool Mom, Female, 29-35, Retired

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I watched an episode of Saved By The Bell once where they had that and I was inspired to try though I've never done so. I did read some reviews that suggest it's an aquired taste and that the most difficult part is getting past the crunch. Maybe someday I can join the ranks...

- Response by brvhart001, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 36-45, Medical / Dental

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Ewwww...the ants I could probably handle, they're small. But a grasshopper? I'd have to pass as well!

- Response by blueyedame, A Creative, Female, 46-55, Indianapolis, Who Cares?

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Why didnt u just ask your friend if u was there? lol

Ive never had them,nor would i like to try them!

- Response by cheekymatt25, A Career Man, Male, 29-35, London, Body Work

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They taste like chicken. Everything taste like chicken.

- Response by rhunt0210, A Mr. Nice Guy, Male, 46-55, Other Profession

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Ya know...............that is just icky!

- Response by voodoo68, A Hippie Chick, Female, 46-55, Medical / Dental

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Where's the vomit bag?

I don't think I could eat ANY kind of insect without throwing up. I would, however, be willing to try rattlesnake some day.

I will not eat ants any day.
I will not eat ants, though you pay.
I will not eat them on a stick.
I will not eat them for I'll be sick.
I will not eat them though YOU may.
I will not eat them, this I say!

- Response by prettyhappy, A Married Girl, Female, 46-55, Seattle, Medical / Dental

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crunchy and chocolately, it probley taste like the chocolate bar called "chrunch"....

- Response by olivare, A Thinker, Female, 29-35, Who Cares?

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I would think the chocolate would mask their real taste. I once had a bug fly into my mouth when I was riding a motorcycle. It tasted very metallic, tart, tangy. Gave me the creeps, lol.

- Response by rhonda35, A Thinker, Female, 46-55, Who Cares?

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They taste like chicken...

- Response by sailorman, A Mr. Nice Guy, Male, 66 or older, Technical

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I tried them a couple of times when I was a kid...They don't taste like anything! lol, just a little crispy, and all you can taste is the chocolate...It's the idea that your'e eating grasshoppers that makes everyone go YUCK!:)) (Same goes for chocolate covered ants)

- Response by linne, A Thinker, Female, 46-55, Artist / Musician / Writer

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If you would have them with milk would they taste like "Cocoa Krispies?"

:)

Lady W*

- Response by ladywisteria, A Sweet Sarah, Female, Who Cares?, Who Cares?

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LOL! i'll just stick to my chocolate
covered Strawberries! peace. kitkat

- Response by kitkat19, A Thinker, Female, 56-65

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I have eaten chocolate covered ants too and once a grasshopper. They dont really have any flavor to me. I did buy some "armidillo droppings" once in the denver airport. They were delish.

- Response by rosebudlea, A Hippie Chick, Female, 46-55

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i had a chocolate cover grass hopper....it wasn't bad, but i threw it up when my friend ate a chocolate covered roach

- Response by dastephan6, A Married Girl, Female, 29-35, Boston, Who Cares?

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