Sunday, 26 November 2017

Turtle Pretzels

My sister-in-law introduced me to these a couple Christmas's ago and I instantly fell in love. They are the perfect combination of salty, crunchy and sweet. And they're so easy to make! She made a special version for me using gluten free pretzels. It's really nice to be able to eat a gluten free variety of what everyone else has.

For such an easy dessert, these taste amazing! This is a great treat to make I f you're not much of a baker. Just assemble, warm in the oven and press down with a pecan while the chocolate is still soft. These turtle pretzels have become a staple Christmas cookie in our house! 

Makes 30 pieces

30 Gluten Free Pretzels - knotted or square shaped (I used 1 small package of Glutino pretzels)
30 Rolos
30 Pecan Halves 


Lay out your pretzels on a parchment lined baking tray. 1 small package should contain roughly 30 pieces.
Unwrap Rolos and place one on each pretzel.
Bake at 300 degrees for around 4 minutes.
Working quickly, press 1 pecan half onto each softened Rolo. 
Let cool in the fridge and store in an airtight container on the counter. 
You can also freeze these for a couple months if you want to make them in advance. 

Lay out pretzels and top with Rolos 

Bake at 300 for 4 minutes

Press down with pecans and let cool

Sorry for the poor photos.
It looks like I need to make this recipe again and take some better pictures!

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