Thermapen from ThermoWorks has a needle-tip probe.

Thermapen pocket thermometer from ThermoWorks Inc. has a needle-tip probe with reduced diameter at the insertion end. With a miniaturized tip, the probe folds into the meter for safe transport or storage, and it can be rotated for use at an angle convenient to the user. Reasonable accuracy can be achieved in approximately 0.125" immersion depth.

January 2000, RS# 230