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Katie´s Pretzel Wreaths

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  10 reviews
  • 45 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 3 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Dipped pretzels are laced with red in a treat almost too pretty to eat.

Ingredients

3/4
cup white vanilla chips or 5 oz. vanilla-flavored candy coating
72
miniature pretzels twists
6
(24-inch) pieces red string licorice

Steps

  • 1 Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. In small saucepan, melt vanilla chips over low heat, stirring constantly.
  • 2 Using 6 pretzels, form a circle on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet, placing side of pretzel with 1 hole on outside of ring. Remove 1 pretzel from circle; dip inner section (side with 2 holes) halfway into melted vanilla chips. Place dipped pretzel back into circle formation. Continue with remainingpretzels in circle.
  • 3 To form top layer of wreath, dip 6 additional pretzels, one at a time, in coating. Place over first circle so that coated holes overlap 2 pretzels.
  • 4 Repeat to make 5 additional wreaths. Refrigerate wreaths 15 minutes or until coating is firm.
  • 5 Weave 1 piece of string licorice through coated holes in each pretzel. Tie bow with licorice ends.
  • 6 1. MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. Place vanilla chips in 2-cup microwave-safe measuring cup. 2. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 to 3 minutes or until melted, stirring once halfway through cooking. Stir until smooth. Continue as directed above.
  • 1 Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. In small saucepan, melt vanilla chips over low heat, stirring constantly.
  • 2 Using 6 pretzels, form a circle on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet, placing side of pretzel with 1 hole on outside of ring. Remove 1 pretzel from circle; dip inner section (side with 2 holes) halfway into melted vanilla chips. Place dipped pretzel back into circle formation. Continue with remainingpretzels in circle.
  • 3 To form top layer of wreath, dip 6 additional pretzels, one at a time, in coating. Place over first circle so that coated holes overlap 2 pretzels.
  • 4 Repeat to make 5 additional wreaths. Refrigerate wreaths 15 minutes or until coating is firm.
  • 5 Weave 1 piece of string licorice through coated holes in each pretzel. Tie bow with licorice ends.
  • 6 1. MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. Place vanilla chips in 2-cup microwave-safe measuring cup. 2. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 to 3 minutes or until melted, stirring once halfway through cooking. Stir until smooth. Continue as directed above.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Wreath
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
30g
30%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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