Chocolate covered Caramel Pretzel Rods

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Serves: 50 rods
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pretzel rods
whole package of chocolate candy quick
vanilla candy melts to drizzle
1 c karo syrup
1 c brown sugar
1 c white sugar
1 Tbsp butter
1 can(s) sweetened condensed milk

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Wonderful idea for showers, weddings, birthday party, hoilday, Valentines, etc.. Always something different is what i like. I got this recipes of a blog last week. Its similar to what i make...
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Put first 5 ingredients in a large sauce pan over medium heat and stir until melted and combined. Bring to a boil and stir for five minutes. Be careful to keep stirring so that it doesn't start to burn on the bottom of the pan. Take caramel off the burner after 5 minutes.Put the hot caramel in a deep container. I used my Pyrex 4 cup measuring cup
Prepare a couple cookie sheets lined with wax paper.Dip pretzel rod in caramel, about 3/4 of the way and let it drip off any excess caramel. Then lay the rod on the cookie sheet.Repeat with remaining pretzels.
Put cookie sheets in the fridge to help set up caramel.Once caramel is set, lift up each pretzel rod off the wax paper and mold caramel around the rod since it will puddle on the sides as it cools.
Prepare the cookie sheets again with new pieces of wax paper.Melt chocolate in a deep container and dip caramel covered pretzel rods.Place chocolate covered pretzel rods on cookie sheets and place in fridge to set up.
In a zip lock baggie, melt the vanilla candy melts in the microwave. When completely melted, cut a tiny hole in the corner and drizzle the chocolate on the rods.Place back into the fridge to set up.

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user Stephanie Dodd skeen - May 4, 2011
WOW; I am definitely making these for a baby shower I am co-hosting. Thank you so much Nikki!!!
user Dana Ramsey DRamsey - May 4, 2011
Nikki I make chocolate covered pretzels all the time at Christmas and these just sound wonderful and very easy! I am saving it in my recipe box for Christmas, heck might just make them for fun for my grandchildren! Hmmmm wonder if they will ask me, "Is it Christmas MeMe? If so where are our presents!" LOL!
user Peggy Boss Davidsmom - May 4, 2011
i have a co-workers baby shower coming up these will be great thanks!
user Barb Kagan bak - May 4, 2011
Hi Nikki, I have a couple of questions on how much?
Is a cube of butter 1 of 4 in a pound or a pound of butter? Also how much quick, and chocolate?
They sound terrific can't wait to try. Thanks...

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