Fall is a season full of colors and flavors. Who can resist the sweet and salty crunch of dipped pretzels? Hand-dipped pretzels make festive gifts and are always fun to have on hand at holiday parties. Pretzels dipped in chocolate are a classic treat and extremely simple because let’s be real: we’re all frazzled this time of year. If you’re feeling extra festive, you can customize batches with colorful fall favorites like butterscotch, pumpkin spice, caramel, and white chocolate.
In this DIY post, we’ll show you how easy these are to make and share a few ways to wrap up your treats. So, grab a bag of pretzels, choose your favorite candy melt (we chose peanut butter, the nectar of the gods), and get ready to dip!
Step 1: Organize supplies
- Bowl of pretzels
- Bowl of candy melts
- Cutting board
- Choice of packaging (we have 3 options shown)
Step 2: Melt the melts per instructions, ours took about 1 minute in the microwave. Take it out and get ready to dip away.
Step 3: Dip pretzels in melts. Be careful! If the mixture is too hot, wait a few minutes until cooler, but still completely melted. Are you Martha Stewart? Carefully dip one pretzel at a time.
Is your dog and/or human child chewing a hole in your sofa? Dump them all in at once.
Coat both sides evenly.
Step 4: Lay on cutting board or wax paper to harden. Snack thoroughly.
Step 5: Package.
You might like a self-supporting pouch or bags dressed up with ribbon. Choose what style of bag works best for you. We have three ideas, including:
Whether you need elegant gift packaging or a practical pouch, these options are sure to please any crowd.
Hand-dipped pretzels are simply delicious, so easy to make, and make perfect gifts. You can even garnish your dipped pretzels with sprinkles, chopped nuts, or crushed cookies to make this DIY the fanciest. We hope you enjoyed our tutorial and will give hand-dipped pretzels a try. Happy dipping (and snacking)!
*This month’s DIY was tested and shot by one of our graphic designers, Ashley, whose source of holiday frazzle is this monster who is also the best.
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