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Cuteness Alert: Adorable Fall Snack Ideas for your next party

Cuteness Alert: Adorable Fall Snack Ideas for your next party

Guys, I have to share these incredibly cute flower candies and pretzel rods with you right now!

Autumn Pretzel Flower Candies - these are so easy! And are such a great addition to your fall party table

They’re the perfect simple thing to whip up for your next party, event or baby shower. All you need is a few minutes and ingredients, but they look so great when you’re done!

TO MAKE YOUR OWN AUTUMN PRETZEL FLOWERS

INGREDIENTS
Bag Harvest M&Ms
Bag of regular M&Ms (for the orange ones)
Bag of square pretzels
1/2 cup Wilton dark cocoa chocolate melts

Fall snack ideas -- cute little pretzel flowers, can make these in just minutes!

HOW TO ASSEMBLE THE AUTUMN PRETZEL FLOWERS (makes 2 dozen)
– Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper. Set aside.
– Separate a bag of Harvest M&M’s by color. You should have red, brown and yellow pieces. Add orange pieces from a regular bag.
– On a microwave-safe plate, place 12 waffle pretzels on the plate, at least 1 inch apart from each other.
– Place one Wilton dark cocoa melt in the middle of each pretzel.
– Microwave for 30 seconds.
– While the pretzel is still hot, place a yellow M&M in the center of the melted chocolate. Take 6 red M&M’s and gently press into the melted chocolate all around the yellow M&M to resemble petals.
– Place on the baking sheet to set for at least 15 minutes.
– Repeat with any color combinations you like for the 5 remaining pretzels.
– Repeat step 3-7 again to make 12 additional pretzel flowers (24 total).

Such a simple idea, but great presentation and perfect for parties, showers and events!

INGREDIENTS FOR AUTUMN PRETZEL RODS
Bag of Pretzel rods
4 Wilton disposable icing bags (these are so easy, and come in packs of 12, 24, even 100!)
30 individually wrapped caramels
1/2 cup Wilton yellow chocolate melts
1/2 cup Wilton orange chocolate melts
1/2 cup Wilton dark cocoa chocolate melts

Fall Candy Pretzel Rods -- you could do these in any color and even wrap a few to hand out to guests!

TO MAKE AUTUMN PRETZEL RODS (one dozen)
– Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.
– Lay 12 pretzel rods on the pan leaving a small space in between each pretzel.
– Set aside.
– Unwrap the caramels and place in a Wilton microwaveable disposable icing bag.
– Microwave for 30 seconds. Knead bag.
– Microwave in 10 second intervals until caramels are completely melted.
– Drizzle the caramel over each of the pretzel rods.
– Add the dark cocoa melting chips to a microwavable disposable icing bag.
– Microwave the bag for 30 seconds. Knead the bag.
– Microwave at 10 second intervals until the dark cocoa chips are completely melted.
– Drizzle the melted dark cocoa chips over each of the pretzel rods.
– Add the orange melting chips to microwavable disposable icing bag.
– Microwave the back for 30 seconds. Knead the bag.
– Microwave at 10 second intervals until the orange chips are completely melted.
– Drizzle the melted orange chips over each of the pretzel rods.
– Let the pretzel rods “set” for at least 15 minutes.

ENJOY!

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We’re showing these as fall snack ideas here, but you could easily adapt these for any theme or season just by swapping out the M&Ms for other seasonal colors or even custom colors for your next event.

Stacy

Stacy is seeing the world in a whole new way – through the eyes of her children. She writes about the little things, the big things and all the “stuff” in between at Kids Stuff World.

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