Turtle Pretzels

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by drhousespcatcher

Carmel/chocolate dipped pretzel rods from TOH Posted by Dawn to a messageboard somewhere...

Top Review by BETHANY T.

Really great! I used chopped peanuts instead of pecans. I also heated my caramel and chocolate in a microwave. Tastes just like a Twix bar! Oh, don't use waxed paper istead of foil like I did... the greased waxed paper stuck to the caramel and we had to make another batch. The foil worked great.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 ounces caramels
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 10 ounces pretzel sticks
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans


  1. In a double boiler, melt caramels in the water then dip 1/2 of each pretzel into the hot caramel.
  2. Place on a greased sheet of foil to cool.
  3. Melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat.
  4. Then dip caramel ends into the chocolate.
  5. Sprinkle with nuts.
  6. Return to foil to cool.
  7. Poster notes that you can use white chocolate, almond chocolate or other flavors. You can also use sprinkles in place of nuts.

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