I remember the first time I brought these home. I remember the kind words of my father: Chocolate covered diet food, seriously? I implored him to try one. I implored my mom to try one. After scoffing at the offer, I quickly found my container to have been consumed by someone other than myself. If you’ve stuck your nose up at rice cakes before, you’ll stop doing it. What are rice cakes missing? Obviously, it must be good chocolate and turns into Stew Leonard’s Chocolate Covered Rice Cakes.
The pros: Great tasting and do come in a variety of flavors that are not always available. I’ve seen white chocolate, dark chocolate, the black and whites pictured below, drizzled, coconut topped, M&M topped, Peanut butter candy topped, and seasonally you’ll see white chocolate and peppermint. Chocolate used tastes of good quality.
The cons: You mind find yourself being judged for consuming chocolate covered rice cakes. Depending on the topping and how much chocolate is used will dictate how large of a container you get for the price. I think these used to have the calorie count on them.
The verdict: …