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Sweet & Salty Snowmen

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

8 snowmen

My son and I made these pretzel snowmen using different candies. They make fun table decorations when set in glasses of coconut “snow.” —Carol Berndt, Avon, South Dakota
Sweet & Salty Snowmen Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 pretzel rods
  • 6 ounces white baking chocolate, melted
  • Assorted candies and decorations: Miniature chocolate chips, sprinkles, black decorating gel, candy cane chocolate kisses, white nonpareils, Fruit by the Foot fruit rolls

Directions

  1. Dip a pretzel rod two-thirds of the way into melted white chocolate, or drizzle chocolate over pretzel with a spoon. Attach miniature chocolate chips for eyes and buttons; attach a sprinkle for a nose.
  2. Using decorating gel, add a mouth.
  3. For hat, attach a chocolate kiss to the top of pretzel. Sprinkle snowman with nonpareils. Carefully stand snowman upright in a tall glass or press the bottom of the pretzel rod into a 2-in.-thick piece of Styrofoam. For scarve, cut fruit rolls into thin strips; tie around snowmen.

Nutrition Facts

1 snowman: 143 calories, 6g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 219mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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