1965 Noble-Barnheizer Study of Twinkies
Excerpts taken from the study of Twinkies for J. Edgar Hoover. In an effort to clarify questions about the purported durability and unusual physical characteristics of Twinkies, the popular snack food was subjected to various experiments.
BBC h2g2: Twinkies
The Twinkie looks innocent enough, almost enticing beneath its plastic silky sheen. Read on to discover the soft, and sometimes sinister, underbelly of the American Twinkie.
Daunting experiment to determine the properties of that most incredible food, the Twinkie. No question too big to answer, no safety hazard too small to overlook.
A Twinkie is a golden sponge cake with creamy filling created by Hostess. Site offers information on how Twinkies are made, what people do with Twinkies (like deep fry them), and links.