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Bakery makes 45,000-calorie, 55-pound snack


December 18, 2008
By The Chattanooga Times Free Press

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Bakery makes 45,000-calorie, 55-pound snack
New Year’s revelers in Mobile, Ala., are going to need a mighty big RC Cola.

New Year’s revelers in Mobile, Ala., are going to need a mighty big RC Cola.

Workers at the Chattanooga Bakery assembled the world’s largest
MoonPie Wednesday, sandwiching 14 pounds of marshmallow creme between
three 3-foot-wide crackers. The 45,000-calorie snack will be
transported to Mobile, where it will be cut up and served at the city’s
New Year’s Eve celebration.

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“We’ve made big ones before, but not this big,” said Tory Johnston,
vice president of marketing for the bakery, which also produces the
normal-sized version of the snacks.
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