- The Washington Times - Friday, November 10, 2017

Little Debbie fans have been asked to put one of their favorite snack cakes on the chopping block.

Almost 160 billion Little Debbie treats have been sold since the 1960s, but the iconic American company now says one product must go “forever.”

“Which one? We didn’t say it would be easy. #OneGottaGo” the company said in two cryptic tweets on Wednesday and Thursday.

Fans, including William Shatner “Star Trek” fame, replied “How about none of the above” when asked to vote on Christmas Tree Cakes, Nutty Buddy, Oatmeal Cream Pies and Honey Buns.

The Tennessee-based company says its sales represent a third of the snack-cake market. Sales for Oatmeal Creme Pies, Swiss Cake Rolls and Nutty Bars Wafer Bars alone move 200 million cartons each year.

“Honey Bun — Made by a thousand other companies and isn’t the best of them by far. The choice is obvious #byebyehoneybuns,” wrote Ben Sams on Friday.

“Screw the honey buns. Keep my nutty buddies and oatmeal pies,” added Jerra Nalley.

Little Debbie did not give fans a deadline for its decision.

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