Mr. Cheese O's, Possibly The Greatest Cheese Snack Ever Made, Sold At Costco At The District

Eat your heart out, Cheetos!
Eat your heart out, Cheetos!
Edwin Goei

You know what the best part of making a quesadilla is? When some of the cheese runs off the side, puddles on the pan and turns into a lacy, crispy chip.

I've always thought to myself: wouldn't it be great if someone made a snack that tastes exactly like this?

Last weekend, I was at Costco at The District in Tustin grazing the sample buffet as usual when I was given a taste of Mr. Cheese O's. I was floored. It had the exact flavor and crunch consistency of that pan-crisped puddle of cheese. The snacks were formed into hoops with the texture of coral and ten times crunchier than a Cheetoh.

There were two flavors: cheddar and Parmesan. The ingredients list revealed cheese as the first component, quinoa as the second. But I couldn't taste the latter. As far as my mouth was concerned, it was all cheese.

Costco was selling them in packets of two with one of each flavor for $7.79. I promptly bought three, ate half of it and am planning to go back this weekend to buy whatever is left on the pallet.

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