Sweet Treat

By: Ariana Johnson

The time to celebrate Christmas is back. This treat is a sweet and salty mix that everyone will love to eat. Chocolate covered pretzels are a delicious and fun dessert to make.


  • 2 bags of chocolate chips (dark or milk chocolate)
  • 1 bag of pretzels (logs work and you can try different varieties of twist)
  • Chopped nuts, for garnish (optional)
  • Colored nonpareils, for garnish (optional)
  • Sprinkles, for garnish (optional)
  • Crushed cookies, for garnish (optional)


  1. Melt chocolate in a double boiler over medium heat on stove top.
  2. Using tongs, or fingers, quickly dip the pretzels in chocolate allowing the excess to run off.
  3. Placed dipped pretzels on wax paper lined cookie sheets.
  4. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, sprinkles or other toppings.
  5. Allow to harden. You may need to refrigerate.
  6. Once hardened, remove from sheets and store in a cool location, with wax paper between layers.
  7. Package pretzels in clear cellophane bags or a vase for festive gift giving!

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