Monday, December 20, 2010


Holiday Peppermint Pretzels

Holiday Peppermint Pretzels

9 oz chocolate, chopped into pieces
1/4 tsp peppermint extract
2 cups mini pretzel twists
3 oz white chocolate
1/4 cup crushed peppermint candy canes

Melt the dark chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Once it’s fully melted and smooth, stir in the peppermint extract. Then drop a few pretzels in at a time, using a skewer or fork to flip and then fish out. Set the chocolate covered pretzels on a sheet of waxed paper to harden.

Once the chocolate is hardened, melt the white chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Drizzle over the pretzels and then sprinkle with the crushed peppermint. Let harden completely and then package for giving
… or just devour them


Rolo Pretzel Turtles

Rolo chocolate candies
Mini pretzels
Nuts - toasted pecans/almonds/hazelnuts/walnuts

Preheat your oven to 350

Upwrap your Rolos.

Place pretzels on baking sheet.

Top with a Rolo.

Bake in oven for 3-5 minutes, until the chocolate just begins to melt. The Rolo should be soft but not completely melted.
remove from oven, place on cooling rack and immediately squish the chocolate with a nut. Watch the caramel oooze out. YUM

Festive Holiday Pretzels

Festive Holiday Pretzels

bag of pretzel rings
white &/or chocolate almond bark
red & green m&m's

Place pretzels on wax paper on a cookie sheet.

Melt 6 blocks of almond bark for 1-2 minutes on 50% in microwave--stir--melt until smooth--add 30 seconds at a time, if necessary. Using a spoon or knife, fill center of pretzels with melted bark and place an M&M in center. Continue until you have filled all the pretzels you want!! Place cookie sheets in freezer till bark is set--store in containers OR eat them up right away!!