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Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels

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Chocolate Peppermint PretzelsThe holiday season is officially over!  But our holiday treat making is not.  Until now.  One of the last quick nibbles we whipped up was for one of 2008’s last holiday parties.  We’re a bit late in sharing it, but better late than never.  And these are so good, you’ll want to eat them anytime.  Hopefully the New Year has been as good to you so far as it has been to us!

Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels 2

Crunchy, salty, minty and sweet.  These snacks go from ordinary to extraordinary in seconds.

Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels – Serves 8 to 10

4 cups pretzels
1 cup chocolate chips
1 tablespoon Crisco, butter flavor
1/2 cup peppermints, crushed

1. In a microwave safe bowl, mix chocolate chips and Crisco. Melt in 20 second intervals in a microwave, stirring frequently.

2. Dip pretzels in chocolate, covering all sides. Lay on a wax paper covered baking sheet.

3. Sprinkle tops of pretzels with peppermint candy.

4. Place in fridge and let chocolate set, approximately 30-60 minutes.

Click HERE for the printable recipe.

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  1. Those look sinfully delicious! Salty, sweet, chocolate and mint are my most favorite flavors … yum! :)

    Happy New Year to you both!

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  2. These look like so much fun! I didn’t even know that they made butter-flavor Crisco – good to know.

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  3. As usual…divine and tempting the tastebuds..so funny we both go ‘the mint’ for first post 2009! Well done!

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  4. Sounds like a great combination!

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  5. I finally just comprehended that you guys went to Paris for two weeks (been a busy couple of days), that is sooo amazing! I haven’t been in years, but I would love to go back sometime. These pretzels looks great. I always love a good sweet and salty combo!

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  6. Ya’ll are trying to get me to gain weight!!! Just looking at that photo puts pounds on me!!! LOL Pretzels peppermints, and Chocolate together….I better go now and drink my glass of water now and try to forget I saw that recipe! ;)

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  7. Oh yum. That is SO sinful and I’m SURE the combination is mouthwateringly GOOD.

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  8. Oh man, these look great! I love, love, love this kind of combination of sweet & salty. Well done!

    +Jessie
    a.k.a. The Hungry Mouse

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  9. I saw your comment in Foodista and followed you here, this sounds like a great snack!

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  10. I love the combination of sweet and salty!! Can’t wait to try these!

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