It's not as if I was sitting around thinking, "You know what might be good? Combining the awesome powers of chocolate and corn chips into one super-charged snack food." But while browsing the giant chip aisle at Fairway, I saw this fancy bag of FoodShouldTasteGood chocolate tortilla chips, and they practically flew into my basket on their own, daring me to love them. And I do.
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These chips are made with Dutch cocoa, but they're not very sweet, though they are distinctly chocolatey. If you're craving something sugary then this is not your chip; they still have a strong corn chip flavor and a light saltiness. They have a nice thick texture that's perfect for a hearty salsa, but I preferred them with the hot cheese sauce--I didn't love the interplay of chocolate and tomato. They're definitely a welcome diversion from the hint of lime Tostitos I'm always munching on, and they're probably healthier as well. These chips have no trans-fat, no cholesterol, and no artificial flavors of preservatives. There's also no high-fructose corn syrup, which I was thrilled about. But the serving size is only about six chips, and at 140 calories and 7 grams of fat, they're the decadent tortilla chip. That's why I think that they're the perfect chips for a party. They're kind of like the chips for those in the know. I mean, come on, all the cool foodie kids are eating them. Impress your friends!
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