KFC Is Launching New Funnel Cake "Fries" at Dozens of Locations

Fries are the perfect side dish for almost any sandwich, burger, or wrap. They go well with salt and pepper, ketchup, and melted cheese.

You'll be surprised if you think you've seen all about this pervasive aspect. KFC is offering a unique fry option at select locations.

KBP Brands, the largest KFC franchisee in the US, said this week that 77 KFC restaurants in Kansas City,

Omaha, St. Louis, Northwestern Arkansas, and Southeastern Oklahoma will offer Funnel Cake Fries.

These "fries" are crispy outside, soft and fluffy inside, and topped with powdered sugar, bringing back memories of cool autumn evenings at

the carnival or state fair. The best part is that these dessert sticks are portable, unlike funnel cakes, which get messy.

After a soft launch in Kansas City this autumn, KBP says the sweet side has gone viral, prompting this expansion. If Funnel Cake Fries are a hit in the Midwest

KBP encourages customers to match Funnel Cake Fries with chicken tenders or a KFC Chicken Sandwich instead of funnel cakes, which are normally desserts.

"As the largest KFC franchisee, KBP Brands is proud to support test initiatives to improve customer experience," stated Tonya Mangels, VP

of marketing activation. "The sweetness of Funnel Cake Fries paired with our savory world-famous fried chicken feeds our customer's ever-increasing interest in new

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