Sweet on Trader Joe's Saturday: Milk Chocolate Covered Mini Pretzels

This week, I sent my (now driving!) teenager to Trader Joe's to pick out our sweet for review. He chose Milk Chocolate Covered Mini Pretzels.
trader joe's milk chocolate pretzels review

Trader Joe's Milk Chocolate Pretzels come in a 12-ounce bag and cost $3.29. From the package description, "coated with a generous layer of velvety chocolate, then drizzled with more chocolate "stripes" for a lovely presentation."

trader joe's milk chocolate pretzels review
A mom's (my) take: Coated pretzels of any kind (yogurt, chocolate...mustard) are usually trouble for me. I start eating them and can't stop. These, I did not love. The chocolate has an off-taste to me. I can't put my finger on it...and I checked the ingredient list and saw nothing out the of ordinary. I was left with a weird aftertaste and an inkling to send kiddo back to TJs for something else. Bottom line: I wouldn't buy them again
Overall rating: 2 of 5 stars

A teenager's (kiddo's) take: These caught my eye in the store because of their simplicity. Two things I love: milk chocolate and pretzels. The chocolate actually has the smell of dark chocolate, but of course tastes like rich milk chocolate (very interesting). The pretzels have a nice crunch and consistency, and are salty as well!
Overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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