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Sweet & Salty Snowmen

 Sweet & Salty Snowmen
Kids have a blast creating different looks for their chocolate-dipped pretzel snowmen with candy scarves, buttons and top hats. If any are left over, they make cool table decorations posed in a glass with Styrofoam and coconut snow. —Carol Berndt, Avon, South Dakota
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 8 pretzel rods
  • 6 ounces white baking chocolate, melted
  • Assorted candies and decorations: Miniature chocolate chips, sprinkles, black decorating gel, candy cane chocolate kisses, white non-pareils, Fruit by the Foot fruit rolls


  • Dip a pretzel rod two-thirds of the way into melted white chocolate,
  • or drizzle chocolate over pretzel with a spoon. Attach miniature
  • chocolate chips for eyes and buttons; attach a sprinkle for a nose.
  • Using decorating gel, add a mouth.
  • For hat, attach a chocolate kiss to the top of pretzel. Sprinkle
  • snowman with non-pareils. 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 scarve, cut fruit rolls into thin strips;
  • tie around snowmen. Yield: 8 snowmen.