How to chocolate dip pretzel rods

Who loves the combination of salty & sweet?  I certainly do!  One of my favorite things to make are chocolate dipped pretzel rods.  I love giving them as gifts as much as I love eating them!  They are so quick & easy to make and people of all ages love them!

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I start with a cutting board covered in parchment paper.  I melt the chocolate per the instructions on the bag.  Be careful not to over microwave the chocolate or it will get hard.

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I slide the chocolate to the edge of the bowl and twist the rod in it multiple times.  Then shake off the excess and place on the parchment paper.

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I typically dip 5-6 rods, then add sprinkles before dipping more.  If you wait too long, the sprinkles won’t stick as well.

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Let the pretzels dry, approximately 1 hour.

You will know they are ready when you lift them off the paper, gently pulling to unstick them, and there is no chocolate residue on the paper.

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Once the pretzels are ready, you can place them on a platter, or wrap individual bags for gifts.  OF COURSE, you can eat them also! YUM!

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Happy dipping…

“Wonder what I will come up with next”…

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