These fun St Patricks Day Dessert Pretzels are so festive and easy to make that you will likely make them again. All it takes is three ingredients and about 7 minutes to make.
Whether you are hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party or just celebrating with your family, be sure to check out our Fabulous St. Patrick’s Day Desserts too!
Hello Friends! Are you feeling the season right now? We had some sun, rain, wind and cold this weekend. Weather like that makes it hard to plan sometimes because the forecast changes so often.
Today’s recipe is an easy one when you are looking for a tasty St. Patrick’s Day snack or dessert to put together quickly. I love simple recipes like this one because I can use just a few ingredients I already have on hand and the amount of clean up is minimal. These are also great as a TV viewing snack too!
This St. Patrick’s Day Dessert is fun as a snack or lunch box treat too! The combination of sweet and salty makes it delicious!
Pretzels – of course, they are the star of this show. I prefer pretzel rods as they are easy to dip, but you can use regular pretzels too.
Candy Wafers – These are the easiest to use for this recipe, but you can also use white chocolate chips too.
Sprinkles– All good things come with sprinkles, right? Any combination of green sprinkles will work for a festive St. Patrick’s day theme.
They are super quick to make and will be ready to eat in minutes. They just need a little time to set.
Variations on this recipe.
Like I mentioned above, you can use melted white chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips for this recipe. If that is what you have on hand, I would use them. Just melt the chocolate in the microwave at 30-second intervals until melted. You will need to work with the chocolate relatively quickly before it hardens, so just know this. If it starts to harden before you are done, just pop the chocolate chips in the microwave for 15-20 seconds.
If using small pretzels, set on a wire rack so that they can set.
This St. Patrick’s Day Dessert and it also makes a fun food gift or party favor. You can put these in treat bags tied with ribbon to make someone’s day!
For more great St. Patrick’s Day recipes ideas, check out:
Easy Irish Cream Cupcakes – All of the best of Irish cream in a cupcake.
Rainbow Trail Mix . A special rainbow trail mix recipe with cute printable toppers.
Shamrock cookies – Fun cookies in the shape of Shamrocks.
St Patricks Day Dessert Pretzels
- 1 12 oz bag pretzel rods
- 1 package candy melts
- decorative sprinkles
- Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or waxed paper.
- Melt candy wafers in microwave for 1 minute at 50% power. Heat and stir with additional 30 second intervals until candy is melted.
- Dip each pretzel rod in the melted chocolate, using a butter knife to coat around the rod.
- Dust with candy sprinkles and/or crushed candies.
- Let cool until set about 15 minutes
You can also make this with melted white chocolate chips.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 138
Place the sprinkles on a paper plate so that you can swirl the dipped pretzels easily.
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