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Peppermint Pretzel Canes

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 12

Sweet and salty flavors combine in a four-ingredient recipe. The dipped pretzels are so pretty and delicious! MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

6
oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut into pieces
2
tablespoons shortening
2/3
cup finely crushed peppermint candies (24 candies)
12
(8 1/2-inch) pretzel rods (from 11-oz package)

Steps

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  • 1
    Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In 2-quart saucepan, melt almond bark and shortening over low heat, stirring occasionally. Pour into 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish or other shallow dish; carefully set baking dish in hot water to keep almond bark soft. (Do not get any water into almond bark.)
  • 2
    Sprinkle crushed candy over separate sheet of waxed paper. Dip pretzels into almond bark; allow excess to drip off. Roll in crushed candy. Place on cookie sheet. Let stand until set, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • For gift-giving, decorate an empty potato chip can and fill it with these festive treats.
  • To crush peppermint candies, place in double thickness of heavy-duty resealable plastic bags; seal. Place on cutting board; hit with hammer to crush.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Pretzel
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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