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They Invented What? (No. 195)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on February 9, 2011

U.S. Pat. No. 5,500,234: Crispy chip sandwich and process of producing a sandwich product.

What is claimed is:

1. A process of producing an improved multilayered crispy chip type sandwich food product suitable for being packaged and shipped to detail stores substantially without degradation of the crispyness of the chips, consisting of the steps of:
          selecting two or more crispy chips (11) from the group consisting of potato chips, corn chips, rice cakes, oat crackers and wheat crackers;
          coating at least one side of each said crispy chip with a marshmallow like food product;
          aligning said crispy chips in spaced apart disposition;
          inserting an intermediate filler food product selected from the group consisting of substances generally known as peanut butter, chocolate, coconut, jelly, jams, candy, marmalades, syrups, fruits and extracts, with each selected filler layer being disposed between and bonded to a respective pair of opposite facing said marshmallow like layers to form a substantially united food product of discrete food layers.