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Recipe: Pretzel snowmen

Posted December 17, 2015

Your lil' chef will certainly have a blast creating different looks for their chocolate-dipped pretzel snowmen with candy scarves, buttons and top hats this holiday season!

Chef Hannah and I had so much fun creating these. Even better, I loved watching her imagination and eyes pop with creative ideas of what else we could use to decorate our snow friends.

This sweet and salty treat also makes a terrific table decoration or small centerpiece for your holiday dessert table posed in a glass with white chocolate chips to hold our snow friends in place

Enjoy and happy holidays from your friends at Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios!

Pretzel Snowmen

Ingredients:

8 pretzel rods
6 ounces white baking chocolate, melted
Assorted candies and decorations such as the following: Miniature chocolate chips, sprinkles, black decorating gel, candy cane chocolate kisses, white nonpareils, Fruit by the Foot fruit rolls

Directions

Dip a pretzel rod two-thirds of the way into melted white chocolate, or drizzle chocolate over pretzel with a spoon. Place flat on a sheet of wax paper to dry and decorate. Attach miniature chocolate chips for eyes and buttons or use decorating gel to draw them on.

Using decorating gel, add a mouth and nose. For hat, attach a chocolate kiss to the top of pretzel using a dab of chocolate to hold it in place. Sprinkle snowman with nonpareils. Carefully stand snowman upright in a tall glass or press the bottom of the pretzel rod into a 2-in.-thick piece of Styrofoam. For scarf, cut fruit rolls into thin strips and tie around snowmen.

Carefully remove from wax paper once dry.

Susan is the mom of two and owner of Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios with locations in Raleigh and Charlotte. Go Ask Mom features recipes every Friday. For more, go to WRAL.com's recipe database.

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