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Taco Bell is launching a test of a Cheetos burrito.

The fast-food chain is adding the wild mashup to the menu in Cincinnati in mid-August, Taco Bell told Business Insider. The dish will contain seasoned meat, rice, cheese sauce and, of course, Cheetos, reports Foodbeast.

According to Taco Bell, the Cheeto Burrito will cost $1.

Taco Bell added Crunchwrap Sliders filled with Cheetos to the menu in Canada earlier this year, launching Beefy Cheddar Cheetos Crunchwrap Sliders and Supreme Cheetos Crunchwrap Sliders. However, this would be the first time that Cheetos make an appearance on Taco Bell's US menu.

Cheetos are currently taking over the fast-food world, with Burger King's launch of Mac n' Cheetos in late June. The Mac n' Cheetos had an explosive response, going viral online before they hit restaurants.

Discover secret fast food items below at your favorite chains:

Secret fast food menu items
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Secret fast food menu items
"Mc10:35" from McDonald's 
"Apple Pie McFlurry" from McDonald's

“Animal Style” Burger/Fries from In-N-Out

Starbucks' "Butterbeer Frappuccino"

Burger King's "Rodeo Burger"

A triple-layered drink from Starbucks

McDonald's' "McGangBang Sandwich"
Starbucks' "Nutella Frappuccino"
Chipotle's "Quesarito"
"Green Tea and Cotton Candy Frappés" from Starbucks
Dairy Queen's "Arctic Rush Float"
“Grand Slam" from Wendy's
"Neapolitan Milkshake" from McDonald's

"Thin Mint Frappuccino" from Starbucks

Subway's "Pizza Sub"

The mashup snack is a continuation of PepsiCo snack brands' entrance into the fast-food industry. Doritos have been an industry favorite, with menu mashups such as Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Taco and 7-Eleven's Doritos Loaded. Now, it looks like Cheetos are having their moment of popularity.

NOW WATCH: We tried Burger King's new Mac n' Cheetos — and they're an 'affront to nature'

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McDonald's Japan serves rice cheese balls! A crispy outside with a warm, gooey inside -- YUM.
McDonald's India features the McAloo wrap. Aloo is a type of potato curry and McDonald's put its own spin on it by wrapping a flour tortilla around an aloo patty garnished with lettuce, onions, vegetables, and sauce.
Pizza Hut Russia serves an Oktoberfest seasonal pizza with Bavarian sausage, pepperoni, vegetables, sauce, and mustard. You like?
At Burger King Argentina you can order a Churrasquito. It's grilled over hot coals and served with cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mayo.
At select Wendy's locations in Australia, you can order a Brekky dog -- a breakfast style hot dog. GOOD MORNING to that!
Taco Bell Japan serves a shrimp and avocado burrito. This exclusive item has only been on the menu since April 2015!
Known as 'Maccas' in New Zealand, McDonald's menu there includes 3 savory pies. This one is the Mince 'N' Cheese pie stuffed with ground beef and cheese. 
At Pizza Hut in Saudi Arabia you can order a seafood pizza, including shrimp, calamari, crab, and vegetables on a thin crust.
McDonald's serves porridge in Thailand! 
You can order chili cheese nuggets from Burger King in Hungary. Bits of jalapeño peppers and a spicy kick.

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