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Calories in Chocolate Covered Pretzels

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Jennifer Loucks has been writing since 1998. She previously worked as a technical writer for a software development company, creating software documentation, help documents and training curriculum. She now writes hobby-based articles on cooking, gardening, sewing and running. Loucks also trains for full marathons, half-marathons and shorter distance running. She holds a Bachelor of Science in animal science and business from University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Calories in Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Homemade chocolate covered pretzels. Photo Credit kMickey/iStock/Getty Images

Chocolate covered pretzels are a sweet and salty snack food. The nutritional data varies for the product based on the size of pretzels and the amount and type of chocolate used. Several brands are low in calories and fat, while gourmet versions have higher levels.

Calories

Chocolate covered pretzels vary in their caloric value based on the brand. One serving of approximately eight small pretzels has 100 to 190 calories. Fat contributes to the calories with a value of 4 g for low calorie versions and higher levels in gourmet brands.

Nutrients

A single serving of chocolate covered pretzels has approximately 16 g carbohydrates that contribute to the total caloric value. The majority of the carbohydrate calories comes from sugar. There is no fiber in chocolate covered pretzels. The pretzels have a small amount of protein that comes from the chocolate layer.

Vitamins and Minerals

One serving of chocolate covered pretzels has few vitamins and minerals. There is approximately 2 percent of the recommended daily amount of calcium for a 2,000-calorie diet based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. Chocolate covered pretzels have approximately 160 to 200 mg sodium in each serving.

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