Festive Pretzel Rods!

I have seen the pretzel rods on Pinterest a hundred times so I thought I would try them and see how easy (or not) they are to make. Well a child could definitely do it! I have to say mine did not look like the Pinterest picture and I did them myself without the help of elves.

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I choose a few candy bars from the store, some sprinkles, peppermint and nuts. I broke up all the candy and nuts into small pieces by putting them in a ziplock bag and hammering the candy with my rolling-pin. It was a little loud so if you plan to do this while the kiddos are napping break up your candy before nap time.

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Take the  pretzel rods and dipped them in white or dark chocolate. I used 60% Cocoa dark chocolate and it did not dry as quick as the white chocolate. I rolled the dark chocolate and let it set up a little before I rolled it in candy.

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Then just roll the pretzel rod in your choice of candy or nuts. To dry, place on a cookie sheet that has been lightly sprayed with PAM.

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They do not have to be perfect! I took them to a party and they were a big hit and they were EASY! I hope you try them!

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