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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

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This treat adds a salty crunch to the classic Buckeye candy!

Ingredients

  • 1-½ cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 stick Butter, Softened
  • 1 pound Powdered Sugar
  • 2 cups Waffle Shaped Pretzels (or Other Small Ones)
  • 9 ounces, weight Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Tablespoons Crisco

Preparation

Mix peanut butter, vanilla, butter and powdered sugar. Roll into little balls and press between two pretzels. Put on wax paper or a Silpat and freeze until firm.

Melt chocolate chips and Crisco in a small bowl. I melted mine in the microwave in 30-second bursts until it was smooth, about a minute. Dip each peanut butter pretzel bite halfway into the chocolate. Return to the wax paper and freeze until chocolate sets.

Makes about 45 bites. Delicious!

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downthelanegirl on 5.17.2011

This looks so yummy and easy! Can’t wait to try them. If I had pretzels I would make them tonight. But I’m too lazy to run out for them.

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monet1 on 7.27.2011

These are really easy and good. They’re cute too!
I too liked that it was only half dipped.
I made a few changes…the filling seemed dry and I added about 1/3 cup more peanut butter. I used Rolled Gold round butter waffle pretzels (they’re my favorite). I didn’t use as much filling either so this recipe made a lot more than stated. They turned out great. Hubby loved them. :)

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rhondalp on 7.12.2011

These are so easy since they’re only dipped half-way (is that just me that has issues with that?!?!?) Easy and delicious – the pretzel adds a nice crunch and taste of salt. Thanks for sharing!

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stefffie78 on 5.23.2011

I made these a couple of weeks ago and they are so delicious!

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