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Sweet Holiday Treats

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Ingredients

White almond bark
Pretzels, regular, mini or rods
Candy melts in colors of choice

Instructions

Follow the manufacturer's instructions to melt the white almond bark in a large bowl. Stir a handful of pretzels into the melted candy. Use a fork to lift each pretzel, then carefully tap the fork on the bowl edge to remove excess candy coating. Place the candy-covered pretzels on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Melt a small amount of holidays colors in a small bowl. Dip the fork in the melted candy colors, then drizzle over the pretzels. Repeat for next color. Chill pretzels in refrigerator until set.

Mary Teager
Silvis



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