It’s officially that time of year again, where we can start planning and prepping for a fun Halloween party. Yay, my favorite holiday!

So, to get the ball rolling, check out this quick and easy recipe for some awesome Halloween pretzel rods to serve your friends and family!

I love salty and sweet, so these pretzel rods are right up my alley when it comes to flavor. And did you know, purple is the newest Halloween color? That’s right, it’s no longer just orange and black. The purple adds a touch of modern style to everything Halloween.

You can make these halloween pretzels in less than 15 minutes, and your guests (or just your kids) will love them. Here’s how…

Make These Quick and Easy Halloween Pretzel Rods!

What you need:

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Step 1:

To start off these cool Halloween pretzel treats line pretzels on a parchment covered baking sheet.

Pretzel Rods Lined Up |

Step 2:

Melt the candy melts in separate bowls in the microwave. Use 50% heat and microwave in 30-45 second intervals. Mixing each time.

Orange, White, and Black Candy Melts |

Step 3:

Take a couple scoops of the melted candy melts, in each color, and place them into individual Ziploc baggies. Set aside.

Candy Melts in Ziploc Baggies |

Step 4:

Pour the black and white candy melts into a tall mug. Dip the pretzel into the mug(s) and use a spoon to scoop the melted candy over the pretzel rod. Leave a little space at the top of the pretzel with no candy coating.  Tap the excess candy off the pretzel and lay onto the parchment lined baking sheet. 

Pretzel Rods Dipped into White Candy Melt |

Step 5:

Cover pretzel rods with different Halloween sprinkles. But leave a few bare so you can zig-zag.

Halloween Sprinkles for Coating |

Step 6:

To create the zig-zag design, cut a bottom corner off the chocolate filled ziploc baggies.

Pretzel Rods Sprinkled with Halloween Sprinkles |

Step 7:

In a back and forth motion, drizzle the colored chocolate over the pretzel rods without the sprinkles. Repeat with each desired color. I love how these look layered!

Chilled and Set Aside Pretzel Rods |

Step 8:

After adding your sprinkles and chocolate zig-zags, chill the pretzel rods until the candy coating sets and is hard. Your decorated pretzel rods are finished and ready to serve!

Pretzel Rods Coated with Different Candy Melts |

To a salty and sweet Halloween!!

For more inspiration, check out all these spooky Halloween parties on our site, and check out these Halloween party supplies from vendors with listings on Catch My Party!


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Halloween Pretzel Rods
Pretzel Rods Sprinkled with Halloween Sprinkles |