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Sweet and Salty Dipped Pretzels

Craving a sweet and salty snack? Try dipped pretzels rolled in crunchy cereal and coconut or nuts.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup Cocoa Puffs®, Reese's Puffs® or Trix® cereal
1/2
cup coconut (toasted), chopped peanuts or sunflower nuts
6
oz vanilla- or chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut into pieces
16
(7-inch) pretzel rods (from 12-oz package)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • 2 Coarsely crush cereal. Mix cereal and coconut on another sheet of waxed paper.
  • 3 Place candy coating in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted.
  • 4 Dip each pretzel halfway into almond bark; allow excess to drip off. Roll in crushed cereal mixture. Place on cookie sheet. Let stand until set, about 30 minutes.
  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • 2 Coarsely crush cereal. Mix cereal and coconut on another sheet of waxed paper.
  • 3 Place candy coating in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted.
  • 4 Dip each pretzel halfway into almond bark; allow excess to drip off. Roll in crushed cereal mixture. Place on cookie sheet. Let stand until set, about 30 minutes.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To toast coconut, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium-low heat 6 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Pretzel
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.