pattern of chocolate dipped pretzel rods

Make Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels

Publish Date December 7, 2023
Author MyMagazine Staff

Chocolate-dipped pretzels are an easy treat or gift to make this holiday season that can be jazzed up with colorful sprinkles, melting chocolates and candies. In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have a ready-to-eat holiday treat filled with cheer and good tidings.

Dip It Your Way:

You can use any kind of melting chocolate you like — dark, semisweet, milk or white — or sub it out for colorful melting candies.

chocolate melted in glass bowl

Melt chocolate: Microwave chocolate or candy morsels in a microwave-safe bowl in 30-second intervals. Stir until melted through, taking care not to burn.

hand dipped pretzel

Dip pretzels: Hold the end of the pretzel rod and dip ¾ of it into the chocolate until covered.

hand dropping sprinkles on pretzels

Add toppings: While the chocolate is still wet, place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Then add toppings like sprinkles, crushed peanuts, small chocolate candies, mini chocolate chips or a drizzle of more chocolate.

Packaging finished pretzel in gift bag

Let cool: Once all pretzels have been dipped, refrigerate at least 15 minutes to let the chocolate and toppings set. Enjoy right away or gift to a friend!

Storage: Place leftovers in an airtight container in a cool, dry space for up to one week.

Try It Out

4 different toppings for choco-Caramel and Nuts Cookies and Cream

Caramel and Nuts
Dark chocolate-dipped coating with drizzled caramel topped with crushed nuts

Cookies and Cream
Chocolate-dipped coating with drizzled white chocolate topped with crushed chocolate sandwich cookies

Festive White Chocolate
White chocolate-dipped coating topped with festive holiday sprinkles

Peanut Butter and Chocolate
Chocolate-dipped coating with drizzled, melted peanut butter

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