Taste test: This was a special kind of pretzel designed for kids. They came in special shapes and were supposed to have some honey flavor. The taste was a bit different from regular pretzels, and that probably had something to do with the honey that has been added. However, there was quite a bit of salt too, which kind of neutralized the effect of the honey, so after eating a few, they really didn't taste much different from ordinary pretzels.
The ones that were supposed to be shaped like a dogs didn't look much like dogs — they looked more like penguins. And I was thrown off a bit by the fact that some of these were shaped like people — it seemed remotely cannibalistic to be eating those (thought that one didn't really taste any different from the others).
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Smell test: Sort of a honey aroma.
From the package: “The Perfect Pretzel for Kids with a touch of Honey” (and there's a picture of a bee, flying away from a beehive) ... “5 Fun Shapes” ... “Dear Kidzels Kidz ...... We thought we'd write to let you know how Kidzels are now packed with more fun and taste than ever! We think Kidzels are 'The Perfect Pretzel for kids', and why not, after all, it was a Kid who thought up the idea. Kidzels come in 5 fun shapes, a house, car, airplane, dog and person .... great shapes for fun games while you're munchin' ... Yeah, it's okay to play with your food in this case. Best of all, Kidzels are nutritious ... no, we're not saying that just for your Mom's sake.”
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This snack was discovered by Jeremy in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Review published .