Mini Pretzel Pumpkins

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + standing


2 dozen

Updated: Sep. 14, 2022
Folks are sure to share some tricks in order to get some of these pleasing pumpkin-shaped treats. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Mini Pretzel Pumpkins Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip 1 pretzel in candy coating; let excess drip off.
  2. 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.