If one fast-food dish is good, two fast-food dishes combined into one aaare even better.
Items like Burger King's Halloween Whopper, shown here, and Carl's Jr.'s pepperoni pizza fries sparked considerable buzz this year as the industry waged what Carl's Jr. CMO Brad Haley called "a share battle."
"Fast food, in particular, is a very competitive business, and it's important to not only do new menu items regularly but ones that other people aren't doing," he said.
Click ahead to see nine of fast food's most outrageous offerings this year.
—By Katie Little
First published 30 December 2015