Showing posts with label decorated pretzel rods. Show all posts
Showing posts with label decorated pretzel rods. Show all posts

Saturday, October 29, 2016

#Halloween Decorated Pretzel Rods #Recipe @PegCochran

There isn't exactly a recipe for this--it's more of a craft than cooking, but it's lots of fun and kids can easily participate.  And while I used Halloween themed sprinkles, you can vary them according to the holiday--red and green for Christmas, red, white and blue for Fourth of July, green for St. Patrick's day.  You're limited by only your imagination!





Gather your supplies.  I used:

chocolate candy melts
white chocolate candy melts
sprinkles
pretzel rods


Melt chocolate according to directions.  I used a microwave safe mug so the chocolate would be "deep" enough.



Once melted, dip your pretzel rods in the chocolate and then press into the sprinkles coating all sides.


I found some cool sprinkles that included tiny pumpkins.


Place pretzel rods on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper.


Drizzle with white chocolate.  I found this cool spoon made just for drizzling although it wasn't really necessary.  I found the white chocolate candy melts to be rather thick--next time I might try a white chocolate candy bar.


Gather the finished pretzels into a pretty glass and you have an instant centerpiece for your Halloween table!


Aren't they fun?  My grocery store even sells bags specifically for these so you can package each of them separately.  Great teacher gift at Christmas, don't you think?




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