WITCHES BROOMS

 

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  • Servings: 20
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 10 pretzel rods, about 8 1/2 inches long, cut crosswise in half
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Butterscotch-flavored chips, melted

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix brown sugar, butter, water and vanilla in medium bowl. Stir in flour and salt. Shape dough into twenty 1 1/4-inch balls. Place pretzel rod halves on ungreased cookie sheet. Press ball of dough onto cut end of each pretzel rod. Press dough with fork to resemble bristles of broom.
  • Bake about 12 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely on wire rack, about 30 minutes.
  • Cover cookie sheet with waxed paper. Place brooms on waxed paper. Heat shortening and chocolate chips over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted and smooth; remove from heat.
  • Spoon melted chocolate over brooms, leaving about 1 inch at top of pretzel handle and bottom halves of cookie bristles uncovered. Drizzle with melted butterscotch chips. Let stand until chocolate is set.

Notes

so cute for a kids party. From the Just Me Cooking Site....

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