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Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Chocolate Covered Pretzels


  • 2 bags chocolate chips (dark or milk chocolate)
  • 1 bag Pretzel logs
  • Chopped nuts for garnish, optional
  • Colored nonpareils, for garnish, optional
  • Sprinkles, for garnish, optional
  • Coconut, for garnish, optional


  1. Melt chocolate in double boiler over medium heat on stove top.
  2. Using tongs, or your fingers, quickly dip pretzels in chocolate, allowing the excess to run off.
  3. Place dipped pretzels on waxed paper-lined cookie sheets.
  4. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, colored sugars or other toppings.
  5. Allow to harden. You may need to refrigerate for a while to help this along.
  6. Once hardened, remove from sheets and store in a cool location, with waxed paper between layers.
  • Total time: 30 minutes

Yield: Makes 20 gift baggies

Categories: Carole's Concoctions

Tags: Halloween, dessert