Peppermint Chocolate-covered Pretzels

Technically the title of this treat should be — Peppermint milk-chocolate drizzled white-chocolate-covered pretzels. But, that seems a bit much to try to fit. So, I made sure to include all the necessary adjectives…peppermint and chocolate-covered. That seems to be the most important and I’m all about Peppermint and Chocolate together! So, Peppermint Chocolate-covered Pretzels, it is.

peppermint chocolate covered pretzels | a recipe from NellieBellie

These are really easy to make, don’t require fancy tools, and let me tell you—taste amazing!! No really, ah-mahz-ing! With an extra z-ing!  And they are one of those great holiday sweets that works really well as a gift.  Make a a bunch of these, package them up in a cute tin or even just a plain box, and gift them to your neighbors, teachers, etc.  Everyone will appreciate these as gifts, and you won’t have to go crazy spending a ton of money.  And these chocolate covered pretzels are certainly easier to make than traditional fudge or truffles!!!

Peppermint Chocolate-covered Pretzels

Peppermint Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Peppermint Chocolate-covered Pretzels

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  • White Chocolate or Vanilla candy coating I used Candyquik
  • milk or dark chocolate chips
  • Andes peppermint chips in the baking section
  • Mini pretzels
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  • Note: You'll have to judge for yourself how much chocolate and pretzels to use. This is just what we used.
  • Melt 1 package of Candyquik in microwave (follow package directions)
  • In large bowl or pan, stir melted chocolate with about 3 cups of pretzels (add more if you like)
  • Let cool for a couple minutes.
  • Pour onto table or counter that has been lined with aluminum foil.
  • Sprinkle Andes chips on top and press in gently.
  • Melt 1/2 bag of chocolate chips in microwave safe bowl at 30 sec intervals.
  • Drizzle with spoon over the pretzels.
  • Cool. Break up and store in airtight container. Can be frozen. Should be eaten and enjoyed!!

You can also make a batch of these babies up for your next holiday gathering.  Instead of bringing a pie or green bean casserole, offer to bring these.  Everyone will be glad you did! Guaranteed winner winner chicken dinner!! For sure!

P.S. As I write this post guess what I am snacking on? You guessed it! These peppermint chocolate covered pretzels, with a cup of ginger tea. Sigh, it’s good to be me! If you follow me on Instagram you would also have seen a view out my window while I was snacking! Don’t follow me? Well…what are you waiting for?  Our Instagram feed is stunning, if I do say so myself.

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