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Taste Test: chocolate-peanut butter snacks

Serving size1 pack (two crackers)1 1.5-ounce cup1 pack1 brownie
Calories19025014090
Fat/Fiber9g / 1g19g / 2g6g / 2g3g / 5g
Sugars/Sodium12g / 150mg13g / 105mg5g / 160mg7g / 110mg
Carbs/Protein24g / 2g17g / 5g18g / 2g17g / 1g


Reese's had the head start on chocolate-peanut butter snacks with its famous peanut butter cups, but that hasn't stopped food manufacturers from trying to find their own popular and yummy chocolate and peanut butter concoctions. This week, we found four new items on grocery store shelves, designed for those of us who love to mix our chocolate with our peanut butter. Some are packaged to look healthier than chocolate candy but our panelists weren't fooled. For the most part, the new products were a disappointment. But our judges will be buying Jif's new easy-to-pack spread for as long as it's on the market.

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

   
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