Ice Cream Topping Insanity

Dr Pepper and Orange Crush Dessert Topper

Dr Pepper and Orange Crush Dessert Topper

I Paid: $2.99 for a 14-ounce squeeze bottle (prices may vary by region)

Taste: 4 stars

Marketing: 3 stars

Magic Shell Cherry and Cupcake

I Paid: $2.09 for a 7.25-ounce squeeze bottle (prices may vary by region)

Taste:1stars

Marketing:2stars

Dr Pepper and Orange Crush Dessert Toppers

I Paid: $2.99 for a 14-ounce squeeze bottle (prices may vary by region)

Taste:4stars

Marketing:3stars

James Norton edits the Upper Midwestern food journal Heavy Table. He's also the coauthor of a book on Wisconsin's master cheesemakers. Follow CHOW on Twitter, and become a fan on Facebook.