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    Pretzel Butterflies

    Pretzel Butterflies. Photo by Dine & Dish

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    3 mins

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    Sharon123's Note:

    This is fun for kids! From The Secret Life of Food by Clare Crespo. The recipe is for one, make as many as you like!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 caramel squares
    • 2 curly pretzels
    • 2 straight pretzels

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Press two curly pretzels into the sides of a caramel square for wings.
    2. 2
      Position two straight pretzels at the top to serve as antennas.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 30, 2003

      55

      What a wonderful idea! This striked another idea to me while reading this recipe. What I did is to chop a 2 finger Kit-Kat bar into about 8 equal sized pieces and top each piece with a semi-sweet chocolate piece. Then, I stuck two small toothpicks into the sides of each Kit-kat piece. It looked very cute and I called these little darlings as 'Chocolate Hat Butterflies'! If I could get pretzels and caramels easily here, I would love to try this recipe as given, but unfortunately, as both these things are really difficult to get here, I had to change the ingredients, but used the same idea. Worked well, I can tell, because there was a competition at my house today as to see which kid could eat the maximum butterflies! They had a ball!! LOL. I had to keep making more, you know, because they were soooooooooooo quick at eating them! Thank you for this fun recipe!

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    • on September 13, 2004

      55

      I made a couple of these today for my 2 year old and he thought it was so fun to eat a butterfuly! The caramel was tough to work with and the pretzels kept breaking when I'd attempt to stick them in the caramel, but they were yummy and fun! I didn't have any stick pretzels, so I just used broken twists.

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    • on March 08, 2004

      55

      I made these today for my preschool class and they were a hit! Everyone loved them. I used 1 caramel square and two mini pretzel twists and one pretzel stick split in half. The caramel was a little tough to work with, but other than that, these were a breeze. Thank you so much!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pretzel Butterflies

    Serving Size: 1 (10 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 38.5
     
    Calories from Fat 7
    19%
    Total Fat 0.8 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.7 mg
    0%
    Sodium 24.7 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.7 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 6.6 g
    26%
    Protein 0.4 g
    0%

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