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6 Old-Fashioned Lunch Box Snacks We Want Back

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Go-GURT

A staple at lunchtime in the early 2000s, this thicker yogurt in an easier-to-eat-from tube could be refrigerated, frozen, or thawed, so it was easy to throw into a lunchbox. 

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Combos

The mini-snack packs were a childhood favorite, with Pizzeria Baked Pretzel and Cheddar Cheese Baked Pretzel being standout flavors.

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Hostess Ding Dongs

These cream-filled cakes were known by different names depending on where you grew up: Ding Dongs, King Don, or Big Wheels.

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Hostess Pudding Pies

Discontinued (sadly) in 1991, this Hostess treat featured a chocolate-covered crust that gave way to a creamy vanilla or chocolate pudding filling—instead of the whipped cream filling, you find in a Twinkie.

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Dunkaroos

Launched in 1988 (and on and off store shelves since), each packet of these treats came with about a dozen or so kangaroo-shaped cinnamon crackers paired with what never seemed like enough, soft, sweet icing in flavors of vanilla and chocolate.

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Sunkist Fun Fruits

Fruit that's actually candy and won't spoil sitting in your locker all day? Fun Fruits were small, gummy treats that grew on Fun Fruit trees (according to the ads anyway).

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