Pretzel Christmas Trees

Pretzel Christmas Trees

Gather around the table for a Christmas tree. All you’ll need for this family-friendly recipe are your Micro Pitchers, a pastry bag and Silicone Wonder® Mat!

Pretzel Christmas Trees

Yield: 10

Serving Size: 1 pretzel

Pretzel Christmas Trees

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1¼ cups water
  • 10 mini pretzel rods
  • Desired sprinkles or mini candy coated chocolates for decorating

Instructions

  1. Microwave water in a 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher on high for 2 minutes.
  2. Pour chocolate chips into 1-cup/250 mL Micro Pitcher.
  3. Place 1-cup/250 mL Micro Pitcher into 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher so the 1-cup/250 mL Micro Pitcher is submerged in water.
  4. Let sit for 30–60 seconds and then stir. Repeat until chocolate is smooth.
  5. Lay out pretzel rods onto Silicone Wonder® Mat.
  6. Pour melted chocolate into pastry bag or plastic bag. Cut tip for a small opening.
  7. Slowly squeeze out chocolate over pretzels in gradually wider lengths to form the shape of a tree.
  8. Sprinkle with desired decorations.
  9. Chill until set, about 10–15 minutes in freezer.
  10. Carefully peel to remove from Silicone Wonder® Mat for serving.
Pretzel Christmas Trees
Serves 10
Serving size 1 pretzel1 cup chocolate chips
1¼ cups water
10 mini pretzel rodsPastry bag or plastic bag
Desired sprinkles or mini candy coated chocolates for decorating.1. Microwave water in a 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher on high for 2 minutes.
2. Pour chocolate chips into 1-cup/250 mL Micro Pitcher.
3. Place 1-cup/250 mL Micro Pitcher into 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher so the 1-cup/250 mL Micro Pitcher is submerged in water.
4. Let sit for 30–60 seconds and then stir. Repeat until chocolate is smooth.
5. Lay out pretzel rods onto Silicone Wonder® Mat.
6. Pour melted chocolate into pastry bag or plastic bag. Cut tip for a small opening.
7. Slowly squeeze out chocolate over pretzels in gradually wider lengths to form the shape of a tree.
8. Sprinkle with desired decorations. Chill until set, about 10–15 minutes in freezer. Carefully peel to remove from Silicone Wonder® Mat for serving.