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Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Munch

Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Munch

One of our favorite treats at Christmas is to dip pretzels. I like mine with white chocolate and peppermint. My daughter likes just white chocolate, or sometimes we will drizzle the white chocolate pretzels with milk chocolate or sprinkles.

I meant to make lots of treats to bring on my trip for my friends at the office, but I was running out of time. So I had to simplify.

This is so much faster than dipping all the pretzels individually. You just spread them in a pan, drizzle them with melted white almond bark, and then sprinkle with crushed candy canes. I threw in some chocolate graham cracker pieces. Result: the same sweet and salty, chocolate minty taste, but without all the work–and it’s a great way to use up broken graham crackers and pretzels.

Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Munch

Peppermint Pretzel Munch

  • Chocolate Graham Crackers, broken into pieces
  • Pretzels
  • Almond Bark (I used 6 squares for my batch)
  • Peppermint Candy Canes, crushed

Directions:

  1. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray and lay out broken chocolate graham crackers randomly across the pan.
  2. Add the pretzels, interspersing amongst the crackers to create a blanket of crackers and pretzels.
  3. Melt the almond bark or white chocolate chips. I used a plastic spoon to stir them so I could make a peppermint spoon.
  4. Drizzle across the cracker/pretzel blanket.
  5. Immediately sprinkle with crushed candy canes.
  6. Allow the mixture to cool, then break into pieces.
  7. Dip the spoon you used to stir the almond bark into the crushed candy canes and allow to sit until the chocolate has hardened. The spoon is great to include in a gift basket with some hot chocolate mix or coffee and a nice mug. I think it would be REALLY cool to do this with some funky antique real spoons.

White Chocolate Peppermint Spoon

This recipe was shared on Favorite Holiday RecipesTotally Tasty Tuesdays, Wonka WednesdaysHoliday Treats Week, Katherine Martinelli’s Mint Blog Hop and EveryDay Mom’s Meals.

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7 responses

  1. This looks delicious! I would love if you shared this in my holiday recipes Blog Hop. Enter it for a chance at a Wilton Pre-Baked Gingerbread Tree Kit! http://bit.ly/vbyp71

    December 9, 2011 at 11:01 am

  2. oh wow they look mesmerizing! I wish I was a kid again, your pretzel munch would bring me back to fantazia. lol tasty little treat. :D

    December 10, 2011 at 9:55 am

  3. Stopped by to check out your blog!! Love it and love the Peppermint Munch :)

    December 10, 2011 at 1:45 pm

  4. These look amazing. And since I am very behind in my holiday baking, I’m thinking they might help out. (Not to give to other people, of course. Rather, to give me energy to bake for other people.)

    December 11, 2011 at 6:47 am

  5. OMG! Peppermint (My favorite), sweet, salty…all together!!! I can’t wait to try this. Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week, and Merry Christmas!

    December 11, 2011 at 10:44 am

  6. You just gave me a tremendous idea! I think I will skip the graham crackers and use some popcorn. Yumm!

    Thank you so much for linking up at Foodie Friday. Please be sure to link back.

    December 16, 2011 at 9:32 pm

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