Trader Joe’s chocolate covered pretzels are a beloved snack item sold exclusively at Trader Joe’s grocery stores. These tasty treats combine two classic snacks – crunchy pretzels and smooth chocolate.
Pretzels Coated in Chocolate
The pretzels are coated in a layer of creamy milk chocolate. The chocolate perfectly complements the salty pretzel, creating a sweet and salty treat. Trader Joe’s uses an organic fair trade chocolate that is smooth and rich. The pretzels themselves are crunchy and lightly salted.
The pretzels are completely coated in the chocolate so that every bite delivers a burst of chocolate and pretzel flavor. The chocolate also hardens as it cools so there is a nice crunch as you bite into the treat.
Variety of Flavors
While the original chocolate-covered pretzels are delicious, Trader Joe’s has expanded the line to offer more flavors:
– Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Nuggets – The crunchy pretzels are filled with creamy peanut butter and coated in dark chocolate.
– Dark Chocolate Covered Cinnamon Pretzels – The pretzels are coated in dark chocolate and sprinkled with cinnamon for a sweet and spicy flavor.
– White Chocolate Covered Pretzels – Sweet white chocolate coats the crunchy pretzels for an indulgent treat.
– Dark Chocolate Covered Potato Chips – Crunchy kettle-style potato chips are drizzled in dark chocolate.
– Milk Chocolate Covered Caramel Pretzels – Buttery caramel fills the centers of pretzels before being drenched in milk chocolate.
No matter what the flavor, all of the chocolate covered pretzels manage to achieve that perfect salty-sweet balance in each bite.
While chocolate covered pretzels are a sweet treat, they are not too high in sugar. A 1 ounce serving of the original chocolate covered pretzels contains 110 calories, 6g fat, 14g carbs, and 2g protein. The dark chocolate and white chocolate flavors are slightly lower in calories.
Of course, the nutritional values vary slightly depending on the specific flavor. But in general, a single serving can make for a satisfying sweet snack or dessert without too much sugar and calories.
However, the pretzels are high in sodium, with a serving containing about 160mg sodium. The sodium content comes from the pretzel itself. So these are best enjoyed in moderation by those watching their salt intake.
Where to Buy and Price
The only place to buy Trader Joe’s chocolate covered pretzels is at Trader Joe’s stores. A 7 ounce bag of the original chocolate covered pretzels retails for around $2.99. The flavored varieties are usually $3.49 for a 7 ounce bag.
One bag typically lasts a few weeks when eating a serving or two at a time. The pretzels can be stored at room temperature so they are easy to keep on hand for snacking.
It’s no surprise that these chocolate covered treats are beloved by Trader Joe’s fans. They are ranked as some of the grocery chain’s most popular snacks across the blogs and social media.
Fans love the quality chocolate and how it perfectly complements the crunch of the pretzel. It’s hard to stop at just one! The flavors also offer variety for different tastes and cravings.
Next time you visit Trader Joe’s, be sure to browse the chocolate covered pretzel options. This snack is sure to become a favorite goto treat.