Holiday Chocolate Covered Pretzel Sticks

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My friend made these chocolate covered pretzel sticks in about 10 minutes during a holiday crafting party and they were really tasty. They were so easy to make and so tasty to eat, I thought I'd post a slide show about it.

The first step is to heat some semisweet chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave.

Then, dredge the pretzel sticks through the chocolate.

Sprinkle some sprinkles on the top, set them aside to cool and then enjoy!

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    AIMEERS

    9 years ago on Introduction

    My husband is making a choco covered pretzel holder this very moment so I can make some of these tonight :) He is drilling holes in a new 2x4 to hold the pretzels after they are dipped so there are no flat spots on the chocolate.

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    refine98AIMEERS

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Hello Aimeers,
    Great Invention! I'd like to know if your hubby will be selling his 2 x 4 pretzel holders? I'd love to make some chocolate covered pretzels but hate the thought of them being flat from lying down.

    Thanks much!
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    Forget the double boiler!! I melt my chocolates in the microwave!!
    Usually they melt in about 2 minutes but  to be sure you can test them about every 45 seconds in case your microwave is a higher wattage...
     So good and fast... White Chocolate is delicious too!! They have pretzels  in a lot of different shapes...
    For a baby shower, tie two reg pretzels covered with white chocolate with either a pink or blue ribbon together... They are so cute  displayed on a nice platter. You can put blue or pink sprinkles on them too.... These are the fastest Holiday Gift I think you can make and it looks so GOOD!!

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    hebbz

    11 years ago on Introduction

    these were excellent, I made some for a Christmas party using white chocolate and then rolling them in crushed peppermint candies, very good.

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    Brennn10

    11 years ago on Introduction

    You should make an Instructable on how to melt chocolate. I know, with some of my past experiences of putting a Hershey bar on the stove didn't work very well. The sugar crystals start to come out, and the quality of the chocolate was poor.

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    FrenchCrawlerBrennn10

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Did you use a double boiler set-up (a large pot about 1/4 filled with water with a smaller pan that "floats" inside of it which holds the chocolate)?

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    noahwFrenchCrawler

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Yes my friend did. She put a stainless steel mixing bowl on top of a pot of boiling water and it melted real fast.

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    FrenchCrawlernoahw

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Sorry for the confusion, I was actually asking Brennn10 (I figured you already knew how to do it) :)

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    Brennn10

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Wow, those looks really tasty, and look like the ones you'd find at Harry and David! nice job!