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Craving a sweet and salty treat? Look no further than these delicious Rolo Pretzel Bites! Made with just three simple ingredients, these bite-sized treats are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth or serving during the holiday season.
Rolo Pretzel Turtles
Enjoy these Rolo Pretzel Bites as a quick and delicious snack, an easy treat, or as a party food that will impress your friends and family. They are so easy that the kids can help and can be ready in just 20 minutes!
The combination of crunchy pretzels, gooey caramel from the Rolos, and nutty pecans will satisfy your sweet and salty cravings.
Serve them at your next party or gathering, and watch them disappear in no time!
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Why You’ll Love Them
- Quick and easy to make
- The perfect blend of sweet and salty flavors
- Great for snacking or serving at parties
This section includes ingredient notes. Get the measurements, ingredients, and instructions in the printable recipe card at the end of this post.
- Pretzel snaps – square pretzel snaps are recommended, but pretzel twists will work fine if that’s all you have.
- Rolo candies – milk chocolate or dark chocolate Rolos work well in this recipe.
- Toasted pecan halves – if you don’t like pecans, you can omit them or substitute them with any other type of nut.
- Baking sheet
- Parchment paper
How to Make Rolo Pretzel Bites
This section shows you how to make the recipe with step-by-step photos and instructions. For the full printable recipe, see the recipe card below.
Step 1: Preheat your oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Step 2: Place the pretzel snaps onto the parchment paper, leaving a small space in between each one. Then top each pretzel snap with a Rolo candy.
Step 3: Bake in the oven for 2-3 minutes until the candies are beginning to melt.
Step 4: Remove from the oven and press a pecan half into each melted Rolo candy.
Step 5: Allow the candies to set and cool until the chocolate is firm again. Enjoy!
How to Serve
These Rolo Pretzel Bites can be enjoyed as a quick and easy snack or served at parties, game nights, or movie marathons. They are also perfect for gift-giving during the holidays or anytime you want to give someone a sweet treat.
You can easily make these Rolo Pretzel Bites ahead of time and store them in an airtight container. They also make great gifts or party favors when packaged in cute bags or containers.
Store: In an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
Freeze: These treats can also be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature before serving.
Substitutions and Variations
- For a nut-free version, you can replace the pecans with M&M’s or another small candy of your choice.
- Get creative with your toppings! You can use different types of chocolate candies or even add a sprinkle of sea salt on top for an extra burst of flavor.
Tips and Tricks for Making Rolo Pretzel Bites
- Make sure to use parchment paper so the candies don’t stick to the baking sheet.
- Keep an eye on the candies while they are in the oven to prevent them from burning.
- You can substitute the pecans with other types of nuts, such as almonds or cashews.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you cannot find Rolo candies, any other soft caramels will work as a substitute. You can also try using Rolos’ chocolate-covered caramel cousins, such as mini Milky Ways or Snickers bars.
Yes, you can use regular-sized pretzels instead of snaps. However, the cooking time may need to be adjusted as regular-sized pretzels may take longer to bake than snaps.
Parchment paper is recommended for easy cleanup and to prevent the candies from sticking to the baking sheet. However, you can also use a silicone baking mat or grease the baking sheet with cooking spray as an alternative.
More Easy Holiday Desserts
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Rolo Pretzel Bites
- 50 pretzel snaps
- 50 Rolo candies
- 50 toasted pecan halves
- Preheat your oven to 325 degrees fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Place 50 pretzel snaps onto the parchment paper, and top with 50 of the Rolo candies.
- Bake in the oven for 2-3 minutes, until the candies are beginning to melt.
- Remove from the oven and press a pecan half into each candy.
- Allow the candies to set, until the chocolate firms up again, and enjoy!
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, is intended to serve as an estimate only, and is provided for informational purposes. The accuracy of nutritional information is not guaranteed.
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