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Salted Caramel Chocolate Covered Pretzels.

They're sweet, salty, and crunchy, the perfect snacky combo for days of sitting inside by the fire, watching Christmas movies, and hangin with the fam.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pretzels
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 229kcal
Author: halfbakedharvest

Ingredients

  • 1 (14 ounce) bag of caramels unwrapped (or caramel bits)
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (16 ounce) bag of pretzels use your favorite size/shape
  • 12 ounces milk semi-sweet or dark chocolate, melted
  • flaky sea salt for topping

Instructions

  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Combine the caramels and cream in a saucepan over low heat. Melt stirring occasionally, until smooth, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  • Dip each pretzel in the caramel and remove with a fork allowing any excess to drip off and back into the pan. Place each pretzel on the prepared baking sheet and let the caramel set, about 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl on 30 second intervals, stirring after each until melted and smooth.
  • Dip each pretzel in chocolate and return to the parchment lined baking sheets. Repeat with the remaining pretzels. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt. Place the pretzels in the freezer to set for 10 minutes. Store in an air-tight container for up to 1 week.

Nutrition

Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 466mg | Potassium: 122mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1.5mg