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Caramel-Cashew Pretzel Rods Recipe

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To give these pretzel rods the fun flavor of s'mores, I sometimes use mini marshmallows and coarsely crushed graham crackers in place of the cashews.—Joanne Wright, Niles, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
  • 24 pretzel rods
  • 3 cups chopped salted cashews or chopped pecans, toasted
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate candy coating, melted
  • 4 ounces white candy coating, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 pretzel rod equals 125 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a microwave, heat caramels and cream on high for 2-3 minutes or until caramels are melted, stirring after each minute. Stir until smooth.
  2. Break pretzel rods in half. Dip the broken end two-thirds of the way into caramel mixture; allow excess to drip off. Roll in cashews. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Chill until set.
  3. Drizzle dark chocolate over dipped portion of pretzels; chill until set. Drizzle with white coating; chill until set. Store in airtight containers or wrap in cellophane gift bags and tie with a ribbon. Yield: 4 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Caramel-Cashew Pretzel Rods in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2009, p101

Nutritional Facts

1 pretzel rod equals 125 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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