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Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Salty & sweet, the perfect mixture. Chocolate covered pretzels are just what you need to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Chocolate covered pretzels are inexpensive, quick & easy to make, perfect for any party you may be having. Ideal for any theme, just change up the colors & the sprinkles/designs.

For Amayah’s 6th birthday, we threw her a Wicked Descendants Party. I made “Uma’s Tentacles” out of chocolate covered pretzels, they were a hit! I can’t recall having any left over.

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Trangofthoughts - Chocolate Covered Pretzels

This was my first time making these, so the appearance of them didn’t come out amazing, but they sure did taste amazing. So, here’s a tutorial on how I created Uma’s tentacles with chocolate covered pretzels.

Supplies needed:

  • Candy Melts
  • Pretzel Rods
  • Sugar Pearls/Sprinkles
  • Parchment Paper
  • Cup/Mug
  • Microwaveable bowl

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Important! When buying pretzel rods, make sure that majority of the rods are not broken in half.

Step 1: Microwave candy melts according to the instructions labeled on the packaging. I microwaved the candy melts for 1.5 minute each, which it was still kind of thick.

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Step 2: Pour melted candy into a tall cup

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Step 3: Place parchment paper onto a baking sheet or counter top

Step 4: Dip pretzel rod into candy melt. You can cover as much of the rod as you’d like. I left some space as a handle. Using a spoon, you can coat the rod. Once coated to your liking, remove.

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  • Maybe because my candy melt wasn’t thin enough the candy melt looked thick on the rod, I fixed that by using the back of the spoon & spinning the rod to remove excess melt.

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  • Another way you can coat the rod is by holding the cup horizontally & spinning the rod until coated to your liking

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Step 5: Place on parchment paper

Step 6: Add sprinkles immediately before the melt hardens. (I don’t recommend the Great Value Sugar Pearls, I did not like them)

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  • I did buy white candy melts to drizzle lines across some of the rods, I placed the white candy melt into a ziplock bag and cut off the tip. However the lines were not coming out how I liked, so I stopped doing those. I have read that you can drizzle lines by dipping a fork into the melt & swishing the fork back & forth.

Step 7: Let dry then store in a sealed container/bag. (I made the pretzel rods 2 days prior to the party & they were not at all stale)

Then viola! You’re all done. I didn’t think it’d be that easy, if I would have known I would have made them the day before the party. I can’t wait to do christmas ones!

 

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