More proof bacon makes everything better

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Credit: Marcus Hartman

Two amazing products at this year's Ohio State Fair affirm what we already knew: Bacon is a superfood for all occasions.

First, behold the maple bacon funnel cake.

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This proved to be a fantastic combination. Of course it's hard to mess up fried dough, but this worked even better than I anticipated because of the combo of sweet and savory. Then there was twist on another fair favorite that is much newer: deep-fried Buckeye candy.

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I was looking forward to this all week, and it did not disappoint.

The dough-chocolate-peanut butter combo was already awesome, but the salt of the bacon put it over the top and provided a little more backbone to the texture.

Mmm, mmm good!

And if you need to balance it out with something healthier, hit up one of the places with the Dole whip.

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It's got fruit, so it has to be healthy, right? Funnel cakes and Buckeye candy and bacon, oh my!

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