YIELD Makes 2 dozen pretzels
|1||package (12 ounces) chocolate or flavored chips (mint, white chocolate, butterscotch, peanut butter or combination)|
|Assorted toppings: colored sprinkles, chopped nuts, small candies, toasted coconut, cookie crumbs, colored sugars (optional)|
- Line baking sheet with waxed paper; place wire rack on top. Place chocolate chips in microwavable bowl. (Be sure bowl and utensils are completely dry.) Microwave on HIGH 1 minute; stir. Microwave at 30-second intervals, stirring after each interval, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
- Dip one half of each pretzel rod into melted chocolate; sprinkle with, or roll in, toppings. Drizzle some dipped pretzel rods with contrasting color or flavor of melted chips. (Drizzle melted chocolate from spoon while rotating pretzel, to get even coverage.)
- Place decorated pretzels on prepared wire rack; let stand until set. Do not refrigerate.
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