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Peppermint Pretzel Dippers

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


about 4 dozen

Updated: Nov. 16, 2022
A friend made these treats and gave them away in pretty canning jars. The combination of sweet, salty and peppermint is just right. Try dipping them in white candy coating and rolling them in crushed candy canes for variety.—Michelle Krzmarzick, Redondo Beach, California
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  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1 package (10 ounces) pretzel rods
  • 40 red and/or green hard mint candies, crushed


  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Break each pretzel rod in half. Dip the broken end about halfway into melted chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Roll in crushed candies. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Chill until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 pretzel: 75 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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