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Pretzel Sparklers

Pretzel Sparklers

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  • Makes: 24 servings
  • Prep 45 mins

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If you like, tint all or part of the melted candy coating with food coloring.


  • 2 cups chopped vanilla-flavored candy coating (about 12 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 12 - ounce package pretzel rods (about 24)
  • Decorative red, white and blue sprinkles and stars and small multicolored decorative star candies


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine candy coating and shortening. Cook and stir over low heat until melted. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Dip about half to two-thirds of the pretzel into melted candy coating. Sprinkle with decorative candies. Place in a drinking glass or on waxed paper to dry. Makes 24 servings.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Place pretzels in layers in an airtight container, separating layers with waxed paper. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

(Pretzel Sparklers)

Servings Per Recipe 24, sugar (g) 10, calcium (mg) 10, iron (mg) 0, fiber (g) 1, sodium (mg) 145, vit. C (mg) 0, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 4, Monounsaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, vit. A (IU) 0, Fat, total (g) 6, carb. (g) 22, pro. (g) 2, cal. (kcal) 154

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