Do you love peppermint and chocolate together as much as I do? Then you will LOVE these Chocolate and Peppermint Covered Pretzel Crisps! A little salty, rich from the chocolate, and the crisp bite of peppermint! Snacking perfection!
Who says chocolate and peppermint is only good around Christmas? Not this girl!
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Honestly, I love the flavor combination of peppermint and chocolate year round!
Yes, I’ve been on quite the peppermint kick lately! I even shared some Peppermint Shower Bombs, which were da bomb! hee hee
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For Christmas my mom gave me some Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark. We bought a big bag of Pretzel Crisps for our New Year’s eve party. And, well, there were some little peppermint candies floating around the kitchen.
I bought those little old-fashioned peppermint candies to use as props in a photo. You saw them in this photo:
I’m pretty sure you can see where this is going! Easy to make, and almost too easy to eat! Chocolate and Peppermint Covered Pretzel Crisps come together in a snap, and disappear even quicker!
Use leftover peppermint candies or candy canes to make the peppermint candy garnish.
Just place the candies in a ziptop bag and take out your aggression on them by smashing the heck outta them with a wooden spoon, meat tenderizer, rolling pin, cutting board, heavy skillet, … what? oh, you get the idea, sorry … hee hee.
If you don’t have leftover peppermint chocolate (because I would bet it’s difficult to find most times of the year), even on Amazon, you could easily make some by adding a few drops of peppermint extract or food grade peppermint oil to chocolate. Easy peasy.
Chocolate and Peppermint Covered Pretzel Crisps Recipe
Chocolate and Peppermint Covered Pretzel Crisps
- 1 cup Peppermint chocolate
- 10 Pretzel Crisps
- 10 teaspoons Peppermint candies or Peppermint candy cane
- Cut or break the peppermint chocolate into small pieces and place in a small microwaveable dish. Microwave until mostly melted in 30 second increments, being very careful not to burn the chocolate, stirring after each 30 seconds. Stir until smooth.
- Dip Pretzel Crisps halfway into the melted chocolate, allow excess chocolate to drip off of the pretzel, and place the coated pretzel on a piece of wax paper.
- Place the Peppermint candies in a ziptop bag and crush with a rolling pin, heavy skillet, cutting board, etc. Sprinkle crushed candies onto the melted chocolate.
- Place pretzels in the fridge for a couple of minutes to firm up.
Nutritional information is based on third-party calculations, and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary based on brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes, and more.