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Are your kids like mine? My kids will eat anything if it’s dipped in chocolate. They love pretzels, but they love chocolate even more. So, when I surprised my daughter with this after school snack she was over the moon.
I may have even snapped a picture and sent it to my husband at work. He asked if any would be left when he got home because he thought he would need to sample them to make sure they were okay. I said that he better not work late and I could make no promises as to the status of these treats! It’s fun to harass him at work with pictures of my treats…he gets almost more excited than the kids.
While I was taking the pictures for this post, I turned around and caught this pretzel thief in action! He was punished severely for stealing a pretzel…he got to have an extra one.
These pretzels could not be any easier to make either. And if you don’t use up all your chocolate, pour it into a glass container with a lid. The chocolate will save for a couple weeks and you can use it for other holidays, quick treats, after school snacks, or desserts.
I even had some natural dyed pink sprinkles that my daughter could have. So instead of making just plain white ones for her, I was able to get super festive. She enjoyed the colored sprinkles and I just love seeing her face light up when she can actually enjoy something too!
Looking for more things to dip? Check out my White Chocolate Dipped Strawberries!
White Chocolate Dipped Pretzels
White chocolate dipped pretzels covered with festive sprinkles is a fun and affordable Valentine's Day treat!
- 12 oz white chocolate chips
- 1-2 tbsp shortening
- 3-4 cups pretzels (use whatever size you like)
- 1 cup sprinkles
- Line work area with wax paper. Place white chocolate chips in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for about 45 seconds. Stir and add one tablespoon of shortening. Return to microwave for an addition 15 seconds. Stir. Repeat until chips are melted and smooth.
- Dip one end of each pretzel into the melted chocolate. Cool for 30 seconds to 1 minute then dip into the sprinkles and place on waxed paper. Or lay on wax paper directly after dipping in chocolate and scatter the sprinkles onto the pretzels. Allow to cool completely. Enjoy!
- White candy melts can be used as well, but omit the shortening and follow package directions for melting. However, using real white chocolate chips tastes much better.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 4 pretzels
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 441Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 646mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 2gSugar: 25gProtein: 7g
Substitute Gluten Free pretzels for a GF treat!! YUM! 🙂
love these treats
oh my, delicious!! I love it.
I found you through the homemaker Monday blog hop. Please come visit me!
so good to look at and eat!
oh so pretty perfect for valentines day or mardi gras come see what I shared at http://shopannies.blogspot.com/2012/01/sausage-penne-bake.html
Mrs. Jen B says
I’ve seen these pretty pretzels on so many linkups I’ve joined in the past week, I’m so glad to have the opportunity to visit and tell you how lovely and festive they are! 🙂 I just love chocolate covered pretzels, too. 😉
This is great and I am glad you shared it with us, at My Meatless Mondays. I have some dark chocolate and I bought pretzels so I can make these. Thanks so much for the recipe.
These are so cute in the Valentine’s colors! I would love if you would share them at Mrs. Foxs Sweet Party 🙂
These look so cute and delicious! I’d love for you to stop by What’s Cooking Wednesday (http://thekingscourt4.blogspot.com/2012/01/whats-cooking-wednesday-11112.html)and share this recipe! Feel free to stop by each and every Wednesday too… hope to see you there 🙂
Taste delicious! Hope my son will like it as well. He really loves to eat Pretzels!
Cristi Carpenter says
Super cute! and decadent : )
These are sooooo much cuter than regular dipped pretzels! Gosh you could really run with this idea! Thanks for sharing!
Those look yummy!
Paula @ Whole Intentions says
I like the idea of the sprinkles – you could decorate it to go with any holiday. Thanks for sharing!