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Want an easy, fall snack recipe that will not only wow your guests but also create a bonding experience with your kids? Autumn dipped pretzel rods are a fabulous treat and easy to make. This deliciously sweet snack is the perfect snack for the autumn season. You can easily let your kids take the reigns because the only oven that’s used is a microwave oven to melt the candy melts. Any style of chocolate covered pretzels are perfect as a sweet treat or to bring along to a gathering during the autumn season.

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How long do chocolate covered pretzels last?

As long as you’re using fresh ingredients to make these then your pretzels will last about 2-3 weeks. You will have to seal the finished pretzels in an airtight container so that they’re sealed to stay fresh for up to three weeks at room temperature.

Chocolate Covered Pretzels

What do you dip pretzels in?

For this featured recipe, you’ll be dipping your pretzels into candy melts that have been melted in a coffee cup. This helps make the chocolate stick longer to your pretzel rod and makes it easier to use a piping bag to decorate the autumn pretzel rods with the orange candy melts. There are many other chocolate dipped pretzel rod recipes out there that may call for other dip options, but these autumn pretzel rods feature candy melts as they’re the easiest to work with when it comes to dipping pretzel rods.

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Should I store chocolate covered pretzels in the fridge?

The quick answer is no. You shouldn’t store any kind of chocolate covered pretzels in the refrigerator because the pretzel part of your creation will go stale faster. It’s okay to place your the finished pretzels in the refrigerator for a short period of time to allow the chocolate to harden and then remove them from the refrigerator.

When it comes to making these pretzels store them so that you’re able to bring them to a special event or perhaps give to guests as a holiday gathering. It’s best to store these autumn dipped pretzel rods in an airtight container and wrap with cellophane. If you’re going to be using the autumn dipping pretzel rods as a gift, you can even tie a pretty autumn colored ribbon around the cellophane for an added touch.

Now that you know how to store autumn dipped pretzel rods and proper ways to go about hardening the chocolate, you’re ready to get started with the process of making these gorgeous autumn dipped pretzel rods.  

How to make Autumn Dipped Pretzel Rods?

Ingredients for easy snack idea

Ingredients:

  • 8 pretzel rods
  • 6 ounces White Candy Melts
  • 2 ounces Orange Candy Melts
  • Autumn (brown orange and yellow) Sprinkles
  • Wax paper
  • (optional) squeeze bottle

Directions:

  • Lay wax paper on counter or a tray.
  • Place White Candy Melts in a coffee mug and melt according to package directions.
  • Dip pretzel rods into melted white candy. Tilt the mug or use a spoon to cover more areas if desired. Lay on wax paper.

Dip pretzel rods into melted candy melts.

  • Melt Orange Candy Melts according to package directions. If desired, pour into a squeeze bottle.
  • Pipe orange candy onto pretzels using the squeeze bottle or a spoon, using a back and forth motion from the tip to where the white candy ends.

Use orange candy melts in squeeze bottle to create a design

  • Put sprinkles onto dipped pretzel rods.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for an hour to set.

Great fall snack idea chocolate covered pretzels

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Easy Autumn Dipped Pretzel Rods

There are so many different ways to to dip and decorate a pretzel rod, this one is so easy but it really livens up a gathering.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword desserts
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 100 kcal
Author Bert A.

Ingredients

  • 8 Pretzel Rods
  • 6 oz White Candy Melts
  • 2 oz Orange Candy Melts
  • Autumn Sprinkles

    Brown, orange, and yellow
  • Wax paper

  • Squeeze Bottle Optional

Instructions

  1. Lay wax paper on counter or a tray.

  2. Place White Candy Melts in a coffee mug and melt according to package directions.

  3. Dip pretzel rods into melted white candy. Tilt the mug or use a spoon to cover more areas if desired. Lay on wax paper.

  4. Melt Orange Candy Melts according to package directions. If desired, pour into a squeeze bottle.

  5. Pipe orange candy onto pretzels using the squeeze bottle or a spoon, using a back and forth motion from the tip to where the white candy ends.

  6. Put sprinkles onto dipped pretzel rods.

  7. Chill in the refrigerator for an hour to set.

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