Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods Recipe

Pretzels are dipped in caramels, chocolate and candy coating for this no-bake cookie recipe.

| May/June 2013

  • Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods
    Adding food coloring to the almond bark creates different versions of Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods without much effort.
    Photo By iStockphoto/Erika Croner

  • Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Lavaughn Buehl, Janesville, Wisconsin, sends a recipe she found that uses pretzels as the base of the cookie.

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Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods Recipe

2 packages (14 ounces each) caramels
2 packages (10 ounces each) pretzel rods
3 cups chopped toasted almonds
1 pound white confectionery coating*
1 pound dark chocolate confectionery coating*

In top of double boiler or in microwave-safe bowl, melt caramels. Pour into ungreased 8-inch square pan or tall glass.

Leaving 1 inch on end to hold, roll or dip pretzels in caramel. Allow excess to drip off. Roll in almonds. Place on wax paper-lined baking sheets and allow to harden.

Melt white confectionery coating in double boiler or microwave-safe bowl.

5/15/2014 1:19:14 PM

How did you ocheive this cute shape of the rods? What type of mold did you use? Also, I've seen some pretzels rods that have a design of squggly lines and details on them after dipped in chocolate. How is that acheived? Thanks



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