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Christmas Pretzel Rods

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  • Author: Erin
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: Varies


This festive Christmas treat craft is a great way to get the kids involved, and they look perfect on a holiday dessert table! 


  • 3-4 dozen pretzel rods
  • 1 12-ounce package white candy melts
  • 1 12-ounce package milk chocolate candy melts
  • Festive sprinkles, crushed peppermint, chopped nuts, sanding sugar, edible glitter, and/or pre-packaged colored cookie frosting


  1. In a microwave safe bowl, melt one color of candy melts according to package directions. Place a large piece of wax paper on countertop.
  2. Either dip each pretzel rod in melted candy or use a nonstick spatula to spread onto 1/2 - 2/3 of the length of each rod.
  3. Place pretzel and decorate immediately before moving onto the next one. Repeat with remaining melted candy, then repeat all steps with second color of candy melts.
  4. Let chocolate fully set, then store pretzels in a cool place in airtight container.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: N/A
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake/No Cook
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