So it didn’t take long for Bagel Bagel to get on the "flat pretzel band wagon" that Osem started with their "Shtuchim" and Meir Bagel continued with their "Shtuchaleh". But Bagel Bagel took it to the next level and they put out four different flavored flat pretzels that they're calling "Dakim Dakim". Dak means thin so Dakim Dakim basically means ultra thin. The four flavors are Cheddar Cheese, Sea Salt, Sour-cream 'n Onion and Seeds 'n Garlic (poppy seeds & sesame seeds)
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These Bagel Bagel flat pretzels are shaped in a classic "knot-like pretzel loop" whereas the Osem and Meir Bagel ones are a round circle.
The first thing that hit me about Bagel Bagel's Cheddar Cheese flavored flat pretzels was how salty they were. Yes I like salty pretzels and all cheddar cheese flavored snacks are salty but somehow compared to cheese doodles or the Snyder's cheddar cheese pretzel pieces these Bagel Bagel ones seemed way more salty. If I am not mistaken Bagel Bagel actually added salt to them aside from the cheddar cheese flavor. That made them too salty for me. I couldn't eat more than one or two of them at a time.
The pretzels seem to have a little "kick" to them. I think I picked up on a touch of chili flavor but they aren't really "hot 'n spicy".
Another thing that bothered me about these pretzels was that I didn't think the cheddar cheese flavor was "integrated" properly or completely with the pretzel. It was as if the flavor was an "afterthought" and not "baked into" the pretzel the way it seems to be with the Snyder's ones.
And now for those of you who may get a kick out of the commercial for these pretzels here it is... (you can read a translation and interesting statistics on Rachel Neiman's post over at Israel1ty blog)
Bottom Line: Compared to other cheddar cheese flavored snacks I was disappointed with these Bagel Bagel pretzels. I really wanted to like them but for many reasons they just didn’t live up to what I was expecting. Still they weren’t awful, if you like really salty, somewhat cheese flavored snacks you may enjoy these. I just think they need a lot of improvement for me to buy them again.
300 gram bag 9.90 NISI saw some of the other flavors in a small 60 gram bag as well - 2.49 NIS
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Disclaimer: All items were purchased by me. No one is paying me for this review. All opinions are my own.