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Mini Pretzel Pumpkins

Folks are sure to share some tricks in order to get some of these pleasing pumpkin-shaped treats. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + standing
  • Makes
    2 dozen


  • 1/2 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 24 miniature pretzels
  • Orange-colored sugar or sprinkles
  • 6 green gumdrops, each cut into 4 lengthwise slices


  • In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip 1 pretzel in candy coating; let excess drip off.
  • Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet. If desired, fill pretzel holes with candy coating. Decorate with orange sugar or sprinkles. For stem, dip the back of 1 gumdrop piece into candy coating; place above the pumpkin. Repeat. Let stand until set, about 30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 pumpkin: 61 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 27mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
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  • nicki5858
    Sep 26, 2018

    No comment left

  • daleylb
    Mar 10, 2018

    don't know what I did wrong, but the chocolate never melted, so therefore was applied to the pretzels in heavy splotches. will not be trying again

  • Kathyjordan
    Nov 18, 2015

    Family loves them and wants them all the time. Didn't use gumdrops