Wendy’s introduces new pretzel bacon cheeseburger

This January 2013 photo shows promotional signs at a Wendy\'s restaurant for its pretzel bacon cheeseburger, in Miami. Wendy\'s offered the pretzel bacon cheeseburger in select locations, including Miami, earlier this year. The burger created buzz in May 2013 when an analyst said the company planned to launch it nationally as a promotional item this year. (AP Photo/Leslie Anne Frye)

WASHINGTON – After months of testing, Wendy’s is rolling out its much-anticipated pretzel bacon cheeseburger.

The burger, which is made with a heartier pretzel-like bun, is made with warm cheddar cheese sauce, thick-sliced bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, red onion and smoky honey mustard, reports USA Today.

Wendy’s began testing the burger in select locations in January, the AP reports.

The burger will be available across the country in two weeks and sells for $4.69.

The new pretzel bacon cheesebruger has 680 calories, 2 grams of fiber and 37 grams of protein.

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