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

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