Oprah's Newest Favorite Food Comes From The Mall Food Court

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It's rare when one of Oprah's favorite things doesn't break the bank or become instantaneously sold out, but according to Food & Wine, just about anyone can get a taste of her new favorite food.
The culinary mag reports that during the filming of A Wrinkle In Time, director Ava DuVernay introduced Oprah to Auntie Anne's pretzel-wrapped hot dogs and they've since become her favorite food.
That's right, the mall (and airport) standby just got blessed by Oprah herself, so expect long lines and a feeding frenzy next time you're headed to the mall.
Known for traditional soft pretzels, Auntie Anne's does have a few less-touted menu items, one of which is a hot dog wrapped in the chain's famed pretzel dough. Auntie Anne's actually has five different versions of it, including mini dogs, a jumbo dog, and a jalapeño-topped option, so there's plenty to choose from. F&W didn't offer any insight as to which one the newly minted 60 Minutes correspondent opts for, but anyone hoping to savor the same snack can't go wrong with any of them.
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For fans that don't want to brave the mall, there's good news: Thanks to Auntie Anne's baking mix, there's a way to get the same eats at home. It's unlikely that Oprah's next Favorite Things roundup will actually list pretzel-wrapped hot dogs, but there's a possibility that she'll include the food court standby's baking mix.
Anyone who wants to recreate the dogs at home is in luck, because all it takes is a box of the good stuff and a can-do attitude. Oprah is nothing if not inspirational, so get to cooking and you'll be one step closer to the TV legend.
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