Oscar Mayer launches new ‘Cold Dog’ treat, a hot dog-flavored ice pop – NBC Chicago

Do you like to eat your hot dogs hot… or frozen? Apparently some now have the chance to decide thanks to Oscar Mayer’s new “cold dogs”.

You heard it right.

The company, which has its roots in Chicago, announced on Twitter on Thursday that it had launched a hot dog-flavored “ice pop.”

Wondering what it might taste like?

The new creation has “both refreshing and smoky, umami notes from Oscar Mayer’s signature sausage — all topped off with a signature swirl of ‘mustard,'” according to its description.

The treat combining two summer favorites in unexpected ways is available at Popbars in Long Beach, Atlanta, New Orleans and New York.

It’s unclear whether the locked-down meat giants plan to expand the launch to other cities.

Not sure if you love it or hate it?

Even Oscar Mayer agreed that the combination of hot dogs and popsicles could walk the right path.

The company asked its fans to decide if the creation is #StupidorGenius.

“Some called it dumb, many called it awesome,” the tweet read.

“After overwhelming fan enthusiasm for our beloved Cold Dog, it was obvious to make this hot dog-inspired ice pop a reality,” said Anne Field, North American Brand Communications Manager for Oscar Mayer. , in a press release. “For over 130 years, Oscar Mayer has been bringing smiles and levity to everyday moments, and we’re thrilled to bring fans another wonderfully weird way to enjoy our iconic sausage while beating the heat. summer.”

For its part, Popsicle addressed its new “competition” by saying on Twitter that the company “had nightmares about it”.

The creation is the latest in a series of unusual releases by Oscar Mayer.

Earlier this year, they launched Bologna-inspired face masks.

Whether or not you find the most recent #StupidorGenius creation, we want to know. Tell us in the comments below.

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