XXTRA Flamin' Hot Crunchy
Twice as Hot!
What's a Serving?
Flamin' Hot® Flavored
Snacks make a serving.
If you can handle
all that heat,
What more can YOU do with 21 CHEETOS® snacks?
Eat them with 21 sips of water before the thermometer cracks!
*Twice as hot compared to regular CHEETOS® FLAMIN' HOT® Snacks.
Bar Code Number
0 28400 23982 0
9 OZ (255.1 g)
Plano, TX 75024-4099
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CHEE-3401J/7E / LAP / 30042791
1 oz (28g/About 21 pieces)
Servings Per Container
Calories from Fat
10g - 16%
1.5g - 8%
0mg - 0%
230mg - 10%
14g - 5%
less than 1g - 2%
Enriched Corn Meal (Corn Meal, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Vegetable Oil (Corn, Canola, and/or Sunflower Oil), Xxtra Flamin' Hot® Seasoning (Salt, Maltodextrin [Made From Corn], Sugar, Yeast Extract, Monosodium Glutamate, Citric Acid, Artificial Color [Red 40 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake, Yellow 6, Yellow 5], Sunflower Oil, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Cheddar Cheese [Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes], Onion Powder, Whey, Natural Flavor, Garlic Flavor, Whey Protein Concentrate, Buttermilk, Corn Syrup Solids, Sodium Diacetate), and Salt.
Contains Milk Ingredients.
Food Review (Posted on 06-28-2015)
Hey Chester Cheetah and the entire Cheetos and Frito Lay corporation: yes, I can handle ALL
Okay well, it wasn't until later. When I first saw this, I thought, "man, they're really raising the ante in terms of spice." Back then, pepper was already spicy for the average hungry consumer. Nowadays, out taste buds get used to the heat that we now get a sense of the other ingredients mixed in. Naturally, I went with it and gave it a shot.
My first snacking on this was unbearable. After, give or take, 5 or 6 pieces, I stopped. I breathing so hard, I thought I was going to pass out; I drank ice-cold water, beer and milk to remove the "capsaicin
party" on my tongue. It was painful but the pleasure was nice. (It's one of those things men do to overcome the agony to keep his manly card on his sleeve. Any women try this see who's the "hotter" one?) Besides all that, it's relatively the same snacks Chester has been giving us for years on end.
Like with most spicy foods, you grow to get used to the heat. I like the spices on this snack so I usually go for this occasionally, depending on my taste and mood. Nevertheless, it's the most flavorful I've had, if you can dodge all that heat.
As with other chips, there are bags of these where there are smaller portions than other bags. I suggest Cheetos®, or Frito Lay, kindly to never assume that a half-full bag of XXTRA Flamin' Hot® is enough for the average person or the chips addict. Fill the entire bag generously. Now, yes, I understand some room is needed for compensation when someone opens the bag. I don't know about everyone else but me personally, I'm careful opening it; Sometimes, I use a pair of scissors to neatly cut the end of the bag open to prevent "over-pulling" when opening the bag, which could cause an extra tear on the side leading to spilling the precious pieces. Yeah there are people who open in a hurry or are too excited to snack on these tornados of bliss, but please, the snacks aren't going to run away or expire in an hour. Take your time opening it, and perhaps, we may be offered more. (I don't feel that bag opening has anything to do with increasing the portions, but given the fact it correlates with the opening puts this briefly in perspective.)
Anyway, other than that, challenge yourself and snack on this. It will be hot and spicy for most people, but you'll overcome it, don't worry.
In case you don't overcome it, you can with a nice weekend trip to Italy! Yes, Italy for the independent traveler:
© 2008-2017 written and reviewed personally by Kris Caballero.