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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Snack recipe: Turtle Pretzels

  • Turtle Pretzels
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  • Ingredients
     
    * 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
    * 1 tablespoon water
    * 1 package (10 ounces) pretzel rods
    * 8 ounces German sweet chocolate or semisweet chocolate
    * 2 teaspoons shortening
    * 1 cup finely chopped pecans
     
    Directions
     
    * In a double boiler, melt caramels in water. Dip half of each pretzel into the hot caramel. Place on a greased sheet of foil to cool.
    * In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip caramel-coated end of pretzels into the chocolate, allowing excess to drip off; sprinkle with nuts. Return to foil to cool. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
     
     

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