Knot Your Average Pretzel Recipes

When you’re in a crunch at snack time, pretzels always satisfy, but the plain Janes aren’t cutting the mustard anymore. Learn how to make your favorite salty treat sweet, with these Knot Your Average Pretzel recipes.

Pretzel Popcorn Balls

Ingredients:

12 cups freshly popped plain popcorn 
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/3 roughly chopped dark chocolate
3/4 crushed pretzels

Directions:
1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper and make a bowl of ice water big enough to submerse both hands.
2. Combine honey and peanut butter in a small pan over medium heat, stirring until it bubbles. Take off the heat when it bubbles, then stir for an additional 15 seconds.
3. Pour the peanut butter and honey mixture over the popcorn and mix so it covers the popcorn. Mix in the pretzels and chocolate.
4. Dunk both hands into ice water, and wait for them to get cold. Shake off the extra water and form the balls with the mix, molding them tightly. Put on the baking sheet until it’s filled. 
5. Let the balls cool and put them in the fridge for at least an hour to set.
6. If you want to add Loni’s twist to it, wrap them in bacon!
 

Chocolate Pretzel Milkshake 

Ingredients:
Vanilla ice cream
Milk
Fudge syrup
Caramel syrup
Chocolate pieces
Chopped pretzels
Whipped cream or whipped topping
Chocolate covered pretzels (optional)

Directions:
1. Drizzle fudge down the side of a glass. 
2. Combine milk, caramel syrup, chocolate pieces and chopped pretzels in a blender.
3. Pour milkshake into a glass and top with whipped cream and a chocolate covered pretzel.
 

Sunny Side Up Pretzels

Ingredients:
4 ozs of white chocolate
24 yellow candies
24 pretzel sticks

Directions
1. Boil 1-2 cups of water in a small saucepan over medium heat. 
2. Once boiling, place a heat-safe bowl on top of the saucepan to create a double boiler. 
3. Break up white chocolate into small pieces, add to the bowl, stirring until the chocolate is melted and smooth. 
4. On waxed paper, spoon the white chocolate into puddles at least the size of a quarter. Place one or more yellow candies in the white chocolate, to create an egg yolk.
5. To make a sausage, add pretzel sticks! Let cool at room temperature, serve and enjoy. 

Comments

More In Health

Health Monday, June 18

Super Powders With Health Benefits!

The ladies of "The Real" share a few examples of powders viewers can use for multiple health benefits. What are some items you swear by? Take a look back when guest host Ayesha Curry shared tips on food, family, and faith →→→https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coEjkAzdxEA

Health Saturday, June 16

Color Me Hungry!

Loni Love, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Houghton share great weight-loss tips for anyone trying to shed a pound or two. Share some of your own tips below! Is there a person in your life who inspires you to eat healthy? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5JxIyq1iu0