PEPPERMINT PRETZEL CANES

 

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Ingredients

  • 6 oz. almond bark or vanilla-flavored candy coating, cut into pieces
  • 2 Tbs. shortening
  • 2/3 cup finely crushed candies (24 candies)*
  • 12 (8-1/2") pretzel rods (from 11 oz. pkg.)

Directions

  • Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • Melt almond bark and shortening in medium saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour into 11x7" 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.)
  • Sprinkle candy over separate sheet of waxed paper.
  • Roll pretzels in almond bark; allow excess to
  • drip off. Roll in crushed candy. Place on lined cookie sheet; let stand
  • until set. 12 pretzels.
  • Tip:
  • *To crush peppermint candies, place in double thickness of heavy-duty
  • resealable plastic bags; seal. Place on cutting board; hit with hammer to crush.

Notes

For gift-giving, decorate an empty potato chips can (pringles) and fill it

with these festive treats.

Categories: Birthday  Candy  Christmas  Gift Idea  Misc. Candy 

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