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    Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

    Chocolate Dipped Pretzels. Photo by Iowa Jenny

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    35 mins

    5 mins

    30 mins

    Iowa Jenny's Note:

    These easy and yummy treats make the perfect little gift that is sure to please everyone!

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    • 1 (16 ounce) bag pretzels (mini, rods, or standard)
    • 1 (14 ounce) bag milk chocolate melts (Wilton Candy Melts)
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons shortening (optional)
    • 1 cup red candy melts (Wilton Candy Melts) (optional)
    • 1 cup green candy melts (Wilton Candy Melts) (optional)


    1. 1
      DOUBLE BOILER METHOD: Fill lower pan with water to below level of top pan. Bring water to simmer, then remove from heat. Put Candy Melts in top pan and set in position on lower pan. Stir constantly, without beating, until smooth and completely melted.
    2. 2
      MICROWAVE METHOD: In microwave-safe container, microwave 1 package of Candy Melts at half power or defrost setting for 1 minute. Stir throughly. Continue to microwave and stir at 30 second intervals until smooth and completely melted.
    3. 3
      With a fork or dipping spoon, place pretzels into completely melted chocolate. Roll around gently but quickly with the dipper until well covered. Carefully remove and allow excess to drip off and then place on waxed paper to set.
    4. 4
      Drizzle with coloring melts (red & green) for added decoration.
    5. 5
      Leave pretzels to sit for 30 minutes until firm.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 22, 2008


      Simple and quick, Jenny! I used the milk chocolate for my drizzle and mint m&m's for the color on mine, with white chocolate covering the pretzels. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

    Serving Size: 1 (60 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 646.1
    Calories from Fat 196
    Total Fat 21.7 g
    Saturated Fat 9.8 g
    Cholesterol 15.3 mg
    Sodium 1086.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 100.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    Sugars 36.4 g
    Protein 12.9 g

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