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Chocolate Dipped Pretzels Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Dipped Pretzels, by , is from Real cooking from Real housewives, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Launa Thompson
Added: Tuesday, April 21, 2009


1 Package Pretzel Rods or Twists
1 Package Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, or White Chocolate
There are 2 ways that might work for you...you decide.

1st Idea:
Add 1/2 tsp. vegetable shortening to every 8 ounces of chocolate.
2nd Idea:
Add 1 Tbls. of heavy whipping cream to every two cups of chocolate chips.

Put chips in a microwave safe container, heat 30 seconds then stir, repeat until chips are melted.
Dip pretzels in chocolate. Add topping if desired.
Place on wax paper or parchment paper. Let harden in a cool place.

Topping Ideas:
Colored Sugar, Drizzle different colors of chocolate, wrap caramel around rod before dipping, nuts, candy sprinkles, icings, toffee crunch, peanut butter chips, coconut, butterscotch chips, or mini M&M's.




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