Chooclate-Peppermint Pretzels

Chooclate-peppermint Pretzels Recipe

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Laura Daszynicz


This recipe is from my Betty Crocker's Christmas Cookbook. Copyright in 1988. I love these pretzels and a nice flavorful way of using those uneaten candy canes or other candies. My belief is cookies aren't just for the holidays and should be eaten all year long :)

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1 c
powdered sugar
1/2 c
butter or margarine, softened
1/2 c
1 1/2 tsp
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
1 tsp


2 oz
1 ounce each un-sweetened chocolate squares
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine
2 c
3-4 Tbsp

How to Make Chooclate-Peppermint Pretzels


  • 1Mix powdered sugar, margarine shortening, egg, vanilla. Stir in flour cocoa and salt.
  • 2Kneed level teaspoon of dough with hands until right consistency for molding. Roll into pencil-like rope, about 9 inches long, on board. Twist into pretzel shape on un-greased cookie sheet,repeat with remaining dough.
  • 3Heat oven to 375 degrees, bake until set about 9 minutes. Let stand 1-2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet, cool. Dip tops of pretzels into chocolate glaze. Sprinkle with crushed candies.
  • 4For Chocolate Glaze, heat chocolate squares and margarine over low heat until melted, remove from heat. Beat in powdered sugar and 3-4 tablespoons water until smooth. and of desired consistency.

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About Chooclate-Peppermint Pretzels

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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