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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –  The ‘Oscars of Fried Food’ go to concoctions whipped up at the Texas State Fair.

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The fair starts the last Friday in September but judges have already picked their favorite award winning savory snacks.

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A panel of judges picked the top 3 food for most creative:

  • A Cotton Candy Taco
  • Cinnamon Spiced Rice Ball
  • Fernie’s Hopin John Cake with Jackpot Sauce

The rice ball is a cinnamon coated puffy rice cereal ball deep fried.

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For heat lovers, the cake is cooked with Sriracha, Worcestershire, mustard, mayo and chili sauce.