You will need melted chocolate, whole pretzel rods, sprinkles and wax paper.
Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods 🥨 “Jersey Girl Knows Best”
I make these pretzel rods for any occasion, birthdays, Holidays and they make great gifts as well!
I use this handy mini chocolate slow cooker. You can also melt the chocolate or candy melts in a microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds at a time stirring in between until it is fully melted and not lumpy.
You dip half the pretzel in the melted chocolate, let the excess drip off then gently place it on the wax paper. I did 3 at a time, then add sprinkles right away so the chocolate does not cool down completely. Repeat the process for as many chocolate covered pretzel rods are needed.
Let your imagination run wild with different types of sprinkles!
Crushed candy canes with chocolate are a bright and wonderfully minty addition!
I even used some white chocolate chips to do some quick lines back and forth on these ones...for the people who do not like sprinkles 😵
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how I create my chocolate covered pretzel rods 🍫 🥨
They even sell pretzel rod bags at Walmart, Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabrics, if you want make them as favors or gifts!
- 20 Pretzel rods
- Prep time: 20 Minutes|Cook time: 5 Minutes|Total time: 25 Minutes
- Melt chocolate chips and crisco in mini slow cooker or in a microwave safe bowl in microwave 30 seconds at a time stirring in between until smooth.
- Dip half the pretzel rod or use a spoon to cover generously and let the excess drip off.
- Gently place onto wax paper and repeat 2 more times.
- Immediately put sprinkles onto chocolate while it’s still warm and not completely cooled.
- Repeat unil you have the desired amount of decorated chocolate covered pretzel rods! You can change the sprinkle colors and dip colors into different colored candy melts and even drizzle with different colors instead of sprinkles for any occasion! Have fun with it! Kids love helping out too!
- To thin out the melted chocolate, use coconut oil or crisco.
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