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Chocolate Covered Pretzels

23 Dec

All through my years of growing up, my grandparents would make huge batches of chocolate covered pretzels. I used to love during Christmas time when they would give us our own little individual bags. I never fully appreciated how LONG it takes to do all of this, until I did it myself! Definitly worth the time, but you might want to set up your “dipping” station in front of the tv or have someone good to talk to for awhile. You can do these in simple milk, dark, or white chocolate. You can get fancy with them and drizzle opposite color chocolates on them. Or you can do a Christmas twist as I did in some of these pictures, and used crushed candy canes in the dipping chocolate.

  • 15 oz. bag of pretzels
  • 2 bags of 14 oz. Wilton candy melts (chocolate of your choice)

Melt candy coating according to instructions on the bag, most include using the defrost on your microwave. Dip pretzels and place onto wax paper. Let sit until cool and hard. Enjoy!

 

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Posted by on December 23, 2011 in Chocolate

 

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9 responses to “Chocolate Covered Pretzels

  1. Shari

    December 23, 2011 at 3:47 am

    YUM! I wish I had more days until Christmas….sadly choc covered pretzels didn’t make the cut this year! 😦

    They look delicious!

     
    • Melodie

      December 23, 2011 at 10:31 pm

      aww! well chocolate covered pretzels can be had any time… maybe not the peppermint ones tho :/

       
  2. notimetow8

    December 23, 2011 at 3:59 am

    Wow, these look amazing

     
  3. Megan

    December 23, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    chocolate covered pretzels are some of my favorite treats! Perfect combo of sweet and salty 🙂

     
  4. Kay aka Babygirl

    December 24, 2011 at 7:13 am

    There’s nothing like a sweet and salty treat like these Chocolate Covered Pretzels. I just LOVE this recipe. Amazing post

     
  5. foods for the soul

    December 24, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    Wow these look fantastic! Did you or your grandparents ever try making chocolate-covered raisins? I think they’re just as addicting as chocolate-covered pretzels!

     
    • Melodie

      December 25, 2011 at 12:02 pm

      oooh! that’s a great idea! never have tried that! I was tempted to try to do some sort of chocolate covered nut treat… but wasn’t sure exactly how to do that… thanks for the tip!

       
      • foods for the soul

        December 27, 2011 at 11:12 pm

        Chocolate dipped nuts sound good too! Would you dip those like strawberries and leave one end uncovered?

         
  6. Sugar -N- Spice Makes Everything Nice

    December 28, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    These look super yummy! I just love your blog!

     

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