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 Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels are one of the best and easiest recipes to put together, and perfect for a party, gift or to snack on. With just a few ingredients, a dash of Christmas spirit and a hammer for mint crushing, you'll be good to go. I mentioned on my vlog last Thursday that one of my favorite Christmas traditions is getting some friends to come over and bake for a day; no matter what else shows up on the baking list, this one is always a staple. They're a delicious addition to a cup of hot chocolate or coffee, yum!

Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels

You Need: 
wax paper
cookie sheets
2 plastic bags
small hammer (to crush mints)
2 Bags large pretzel sticks 
1 bag peppermint candies
1 bag chocolate chips or hard shell dipping chocolate
 Andes mints

Line cookie sheets with wax paper, unwrap & crush candies in a bag (I would double bag it to avoid a big mess!) and melt chocolates on low to avoid burning, until you get a thick consistency. Dip the ends of the sticks into the chocolate and let cool for about 30 seconds. Then roll in the crushed peppermints and set on the wax paper. For a twist, melt Andes mints and instead of rolling the stick in the peppermints, dip it in the Andes mints..yum! 

Put a few in a tin or cute bag, and you're set for a hostess gift!


Happy Tuesday! 








11 comments

Erin said...

Mmmm those look so yummy...and right about now...with what I have been going through the past week...i would love to take a hammer to some peppermints! :)

Kerri said...

Those are awesome! And they'd definitely make a good gift. :) My post today is about gingerbread men: my Christmas baking tradition! Happy Tuesday!

Ashley Blunt said...

I love Erin's comment above! lol and these look amazing!

Leesh said...

This looks really easy to make. I like the sweet & salty combo.

Andes mints...those are my favorite.

Sarah said...

i love andes mints! and that recipe looks simple and fun enough. :) not to forget, tasty too! i bet it was so much fun hammering those mints. hehe. i know i would've been too excited to hammer it! x

jennifer blair said...

Oh gosh, these look amazing!

Amy @ At the Pink of Perfection said...

These look so good! Pretty and festive too!

stephanie said...

OH MY GOODNESS I AM TOTALLY DOING THIS.

Jocee said...

your blog is quite cute. i think i could eat it. :))
-jocee <3

The Little Flapper said...

These looks so delicious! Wish I had read this post, before going out and buying some haha

Tiffany said...

looks so good & fun to make! :D

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