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Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods Recipe

Easy beginners guide to making your own chocolate covered pretzels, right at home.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate,, pretzel
Servings: 12
Calories: 304kcal


  • 24 pretzel rods
  • 12 oz. white chocolate
  • 12 oz. milk chocolate


  • sprinkles
  • nuts
  • cookies
  • crushed candies


  • Melt your chocolate in a microwave safe container at half power. Stirring every 30 seconds.
  • Transfer into tall cup or mason jar.
  • Dip your pretzel rod.
  • Allow excess chocolate to drip off.
  • Place on parchment paper and add toppings.
  • Allow to dry completely.
  • Repeat


Makes approximately 24 chocolate covered pretzel rods. 
Be sure to be gentle when removing pretzel rods from the parchment paper once dry. They have a tendency to want to stick. Allowing excess chocolate to drip off before placing on the parchment may help. 
*Nutritional facts provided are an estimate and will very based on brands of ingredients used and cooking methods. 


Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg