Who can resist the charms of Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer? I know we can’t. These Easy Chocolate Pretzel Reindeer Treats melt our hearts and tickle our taste buds every time! If you’re looking for a Christmas recipe for cooking with kids this one is perfect.
Rudolf Treats are so simple to make kids can largely create these Christmas treats independently. And if you can resist eating a few of them yourselves we think they’re great for Christmas parties and bake sales, play dates or to share with classmates and teachers for an end of term seasonal treat.
While you’re here check out some of our other favourite Christmas crafts too and if you’re after some more kids Christmas recipes here’s a few they’ll love to try. Just click on the photos to go straight to the instructions.
Easy Reindeer Chocolate Pretzel Treats Tutorial
Mmm yummy, put on your Christmas music, grab your pretzels, round up your kids and lets get making some chocolate pretzel treats the whole family will enjoy!
Ingredients For Simple Chocolate Pretzel Rudolf Treats
- Mini Pretzel Sticks
- Twisted Pretzel Sticks
- Wilton Chocolate Melts
- Cherry Sour Ball Candy (or similar)
- Edible Eyes
- Baking Parchment
How To Make Easy Chocolate Pretzel Reindeer Treats
1 – First of all melt the chocolate in a bowl over warm water or as per the instructions on the packet.
2 – Next take 2 of the thicker twisted pretzels and dip about two thirds of their length into the melted chocolate.
3 – To make The Rudolfs red nose put a pair of chocolate pretzels on the baking parchment in a “V” shape making the sure the chocolate ends touch. Quickly, before the chocolate sets, put a cherry ball candy on the join of each “V”.
4 – Of course your reindeer treats needs eyes, so fully coat a mini pretzel stick with chocolate and lay it across the “V” on the line where the last of the chocolate ends and the plain pretzel begins. (If your thin pretzels are too long snap off the excess.) Quickly, before the chocolate sets, put on 2 edible eyes.
Don’t these Chocolate Pretzel Reindeer Treats look just darling? Let them set for about half an hour and then they’ll be ready to enjoy. The mix of saltiness from the pretzels and creamy sweetness from the chocolate is just delicious! These festive treats are perfect for some holiday fun. Yummy Scrummy!
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