Sunday, December 8, 2013

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Christmas Trees

Don't you just love a holiday treat that is yummy and cute? These are the epitome of that, in my opinion. I love that they are a no bake treat as well! Those are the best kind of treats to go in your holiday neighbor goodie bags!

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Christmas Trees
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Quantities vary
Ingredients:
  • 1 bag stick pretzels
  • 1 {16 oz.} pkg white melting chocolate {I used Candiquik}
  • Green food coloring
  • Yellow star sprinkles {I found mine at Walmart}
  • Red sparkle writing gel

Directions:
  1. Melt chocolate according to package directions.
  2. Add food coloring until chocolate is your desired color of green.
  3. Dip a pretzel into chocolate about 3/4 of the way down and place on wax paper.
  4. Break 3 pretzels into thirds.
  5. Dip 8 of the thirds in the chocolate and connect to the whole pretzel {4 on each side} at a slant on the wax paper.
  6. Immediately top with a yellow star.
  7. Once hardened, place dots of the wiritng gel randomly on the tree to symbolize ornaments.
I hope you enjoy making these cute pretzel treats and have a very merry Christmas!

-Sarah


6 comments:

  1. These are really cute. How did you get the smaller 1/3 length fully dipped? Thanks!

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  2. These are really cute. How did you get the smaller 1/3 length fully dipped? Thanks!

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    1. Thanks Karen! So, I use a fork to dip all my stuff. I submerged the small pieces fully in the chocolate and then I lifted it up with my fork and I would rub the fork on the edge of the bowl of chocolate and all the excess would run off through the slats of the fork. Does that make sense?

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  3. adorable! I like this version because you used the pretzels as the branches - more sturdy and more pretzel! Pinning :)

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  4. adorable! I was about to ask the same question about how you dipped them. I am so making these! Thanks for sharing at Talking Tuesday.

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