Anyway. Pretzels and I are okay.
As I was putting about the third pretzel in my mouth, I saw this:
Being a good little sleuth, I followed the asterisk. I saw this:
So then I figured I'd see exactly what the "flavor" came from. I saw this:
Okay, I thought, at least cocoa is ON there. Though by its place in the *cough* "confectionery coating" ingredients list, it's maybe 5% of the coating. Then, just for kicks, I took a gander at the nutritional info, with my finger covering the calorie info.
Now, listen. Fat and I have no problem. We're BFF. Yesterday I told my doctor that I'm basically subsisting on bananas, low-sodium V8, walnuts, almonds, and white chocolate right now.
But that? Up there? "Confectionery coating" is not worth THAT.
I went back out and got an overpriced, imported dark chocolate bar. It was the least I could do.