Can You Name All of These Snack Foods From an Image?

FOOD & DRINK

Tasha Moore

6 Min Quiz

This see-through treat is a wobbly delight. What is the name?

The Kraft food company introduced this gelatin dessert as "Jell-O" over 100 years ago and it's still a snack favorite, especially among older generations. Today, an assortment of gelatin desserts are packaged pre-made instead of the original packaged powder version.

Advertisement

Healthy snacks can satisfy any craving. Which baked veggie treat is this?

Kale chips were produced as a healthier substitute for the mega-snack potato chip. Baked kale chips are often seasoned with sea salt, vinegar or cayenne pepper.

Advertisement

Which delicious marriage of chocolate and peanut paste is this?

The Reese candy company introduced chocolate-covered peanut butter cups. Since then, other food companies have created similar versions of the reigning sweet-salty combo favorite.

Advertisement

We bet you can't eat just one! Can you identify this chip that probably reigns supreme over all other chips?

The potato chip originated in Britain in the early nineteenth century. Unlike the tortilla, dried fruit, dried veggie and other would-be competitors, potato chips are referred to as "chips."

Advertisement

What is this twist on a crunchy, doughy favorite?

Pretzels are baked bread or pastry dough that's seasoned with a variety of flavors, such as salt, cheese, mustard and chocolate. Pretzel sticks are a deviation from the classic pretzel shape which is a baker's symbol that originated in Europe.

Advertisement

This chewy bar leads the pack in hybrid snacks. Which one is it?

The crispy rice and marshmallow treat is more popularly known as "Rice Krispies Treat," which is a snack concept developed by the Kellogg Company. Basic ingredients are marshmallows, butter and crispy rice.

Advertisement

It's a flavorsome cross between a cookie and a cracker. Can you identify this snack?

Honey is usually the ingredient that sweetens store-bought graham crackers. Food companies include other spices like nutmeg and cinnamon to spice up the crumbly whole-grain bread.

Advertisement

Have you ever taken a bite into this reliably delectable and flaky treat? What is the name?

In America, a danish pastry is referred to as "danish," which is a also descriptor for the country Denmark and it people, or it refers to the language. The sweet bread snack is a product of Europe, Denmark in particular.

Advertisement

Have you ever experienced this small-scale rendition of a delightful cheesy Italian dish? Which one is it?

Pizza bites are similar to "Bagel Bites," which are produced by the Kraft Heinz Company. Food producers use an assortment of breads and toppings to pair with the cheese-and-tomato combo.

Advertisement

Pop them, butter them, smother them. What is this light, airy and versatile food called?

Popcorn is made by heating corn kernels so that they rupture and expand. Allegedly, at least 700 types of popcorn existed in the days of Christopher Columbus. There are cauliflower or mushroom-shaped popcorn, and butterfly or star-shaped varieties.

Advertisement

This popular breakfast food is perfect for any time of the day. Which convenient snack is this?

Corn flakes are sweetened and toasted flakes of corn grain. American medical doctor and cereal magnate John Harvey Kellogg created the cereal in the late nineteenth century for sanitarium patients.

Advertisement

These squeezable candies come in assorted glossy colors. Can you guess what they are?

Gummy bears are a German import and were introduced by the Haribo company in the early 1900s. Ingredients for the chewy, fruity candies include sugar, hardened gelatin and food coloring.

Advertisement

These juicy ovals usually spring up around Easter time. What are they?

Egg-shaped, pastel-colored jelly beans have been synonymous with the Easter holiday for many years. More recently, the candy has been produced in various colors to symbolize other holidays, like Christmas and Halloween.

Advertisement

Shelling this raw food snack is part of the fun. Can you identify it?

Sunflower seeds come from the sunflower plant. As a snack, either hulled kernels or dehulled kernels are roasted with a seasoning and sold, or the snack is packaged in raw form.

Advertisement

Are these buggers suitable for in-between meals? Can you name this very special snack?

Dried mealworm is one of many insect foods in the snack repertoire. Mealworms are the dried larval of the darkling beetle.

Advertisement

How many of these brown bars can you down? What's this chocolate choice called?

Fudge or chocolate brownies are sprinkled and stuffed with anything from nuts and sprinkles to cream cheese and peanut butter. A warm brownie paired with cold ice cream under a sweet canopy of chocolate syrup is a common restaurant treat.

Advertisement

This essential grain is great with or without milk. Can you identify this shredded pick?

Shredded wheat is traditionally a breakfast cereal of whole-grain wheat in the form of webbed squares. The squares are usually glazed or frosted, and some varieties contain a filling.

Advertisement

Don't drop these citrus candies anywhere but in your mouth. Can you identify them?

Lemon drops are small lemon-shaped confectionery with a sweet and sour taste. These little guys have been around since the turn of the 19th century, when they were introduced as the "Salem Gibraltar."

Advertisement

What's this deep-fried veggie thrill?

Corn nuts are corn kernels that have been deep fried in oil until they are hardened. In Peru and Ecuador, corn nuts are called "cancha."

Advertisement

These are what great puddings are made of. Devour with bananas and custard, or eat them plain. What's the name?

Vanilla wafers were first introduced commercially in 1967 by the Nabisco food company. The cookies were first invented in the late nineteenth century in Staten Island, New York.

Advertisement

This frozen snack is stuck on a stick. Can you name the treat?

Frozen fruit bar snacks take many forms and flavors. Some varieties of the snack are yogurt based with whole or candied fruit suspended in the frozen bar. Other varieties are water based and may contain low sugar content.

Advertisement

It's all about the cheese with this snack. Can you identify it?

Cheese puffs are puffed corn coated with powered cheese. Corn puffs are a similar snack, but without the zesty powdered cheese. Cheese puffs are curled, balled, straight or erratically shaped.

Advertisement

This snack is definitely a triple threat of goodness. What's the name of this fantastic fusion of sweet delights?

Marshmallows and a chocolate layer between two graham crackers are the main ingredients for s'mores. The snack sandwich is also called "wagon wheel."

Advertisement

This Sicily import has a hard, tube-like shell and a sweet, creamy filling. Can you identify it?

Cannoli snacks were developed in the Italian region of Sicily. The dough is fried and filled with sweetened ricotta cheese. Optional ingredients include chocolate, caramel, fruit and nuts.

Advertisement

This cold chocolate and vanilla snack always warms the taste buds. Which one is it?

The ice cream sandwich is a simple combination of ice cream placed between two cookies. The snack often includes soft chocolate wafer cookies and plain vanilla ice cream as ingredients, but the frozen snack comes in many forms and flavors.

Advertisement

This "cookie" is great for dipping and sipping with hot beverages. Can you call its name with Italian flair?

Almonds are a main ingredient in biscotti. This Italian snack is baked twice for a curiously crunchy texture. Chocolate and other types of nuts are optional biscotti ingredients these days.

Advertisement

Can you guess at this nibble? It's perhaps one of the most popular snack bars of all time. Have you had your grains today?

The granola bar is loose granola grains held together by honey or some other sweet viscous substance. The compact bar is loaded with fiber and often includes other healthy ingredients such as nuts, or not-so-healthy ingredients like hard-shelled candies.

Advertisement

Slice the fruit, bake the fruit. Can you name this fruit chip snack?

Banana chips are sliced bananas that are either fried in oil or dried. The dried slices tend to be chewier than the fried version of the snack.

Advertisement

Ever punctuate your snack times with these delicious bites? What are they?

Donuts, or doughnuts, are deep-fried pastry dough which is then sweetened. The donut dot, or donut hole, is conceptually the rounded part of the donut center that's been removed.

Advertisement

Soup and snack time have never been the same since these came along. Can you name this satisfying snack?

Nabisco Triscuit Crisps are a popular brand of cracker crisps. Garnished versions of the snack are packaged with flavors baked in, or the crisps are eaten with raw toppings.

Advertisement

Munch one or more of these from a pod. Can you identify this raw snack food?

Edamame is a raw food snack that's prepared by boiling or steaming green soybean pods. Beans are often salted inside or outside of their pods. The snack is of East Asian origin.

Advertisement

Sweet, smooth and creamy are the main ingredients of this Italian snack. What is the name?

Gelato is a delicious import from Italy. The frozen treat includes a mix of cream, custard, sugar and milk. Gelato has eight percent fat content, which is less than that of ice cream.

Advertisement

Who wouldn't croon for this tender cookie? Can you spot it?

A macaron is a French sandwich confection made of meringue with a filling that can be icing or jam, among other options. It is often confused with the macaroon, which has a main ingredient of shredded coconut.

Advertisement

It's a Japanese snack made from sweet potato. Can you guess the name?

Kenpi is sweet potato that's cut into strips, fried and candied. The Japanese snack resembles potato fries and are very sweet.

Advertisement

What's the name of these deep-fried international crackers?

Krupuk, or kerupuk, is an Indonesian snack of deep-fried crunchy, starchy crackers. Krupuk is often made with shrimp and/or fish flavors.

Advertisement

This succulent snack sounds fancy, and its nothing short of fabulous. Can you identify the name?

Mille-feuille pastry snack is traditionally topped with a signature vanilla and chocolate marble frosting, but a number of flavor and style varieties exist. "Mille-feuille" is a French term that means "thousand-leaf."

Advertisement

They used to chirp before they got toasted. Can you name this notorious creepy-crawly snack?

Entomophagy is the human practice of eating insects. Many cultures have incorporated bugs into their diets. Cooked crickets are usually roasted with seasoning or coated in a sweet gooey substance, like chocolate.

Advertisement

Which snack food is black, white and delicious all over?

The chocolate cookie crunch and vanilla creme flavor pairing have been around for decades. Nabisco changed the snack game with its Oreo cookie rendition back in the early 1900s. Oreos are still so popular that chocolate vanilla creme sandwich cookies, no matter the brand, are usually called "Oreos."

Advertisement

What's the name of these Japanese rice crackers?

Senbei are Japanese rice crackers that have either salty or spicy flavors; some varieties are sweet. In Japanese culture, senbei is eaten with green tea. The snack is either grilled or baked.

Advertisement

Explore More Quizzes

Image: Saturated / GeorgePeters / E+ / DigitalVision Vectors / Getty Images

About This Quiz

It's so fun, so delicious (in your head) to imagine all the snack foods available to devour. Take a gander at the images of snack foods and select the correct name from the choices provided. Sugar, salt, nuts, "crispety" crumbles, caramel, "crunchety" kernels, fried potato chips, jerky, vanilla, chocolate...yes, they all star in this test. But don't stare at the photos too long or you'll get a cavity from just taking this quiz. 

You won't need to have an intricate snack foods history to ace this one. You're only given one visual clue and a few fattening facts about the snacks we praise. Consistency is not what wins in the end. Even a vague familiarity with these foods will go a long way here. Chips, pretzels and ice cream specifics are required knowledge, and we threw in two or more strange snack facts. "What could ever be strange about snacking," you ask? Two words: "creepy crawlies." That's what. 

If you've scanned the snack aisle at your local convenience store you'll do well. It's time to taste, er...take the test! 

About HowStuffWorks Play

How much do you know about dinosaurs? What is an octane rating? And how do you use a proper noun? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Our award-winning website offers reliable, easy-to-understand explanations about how the world works. From fun quizzes that bring joy to your day, to compelling photography and fascinating lists, HowStuffWorks Play offers something for everyone. Sometimes we explain how stuff works, other times, we ask you, but we’re always exploring in the name of fun! Because learning is fun, so stick with us!