Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Pretzels

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate, Halloween, Pretzels, Pumpkins
Author theresamariedaily


  • 1 bag salted mini pretzels
  • 2 bags orange candy melts
  • 1 bag green chocolates any kind of small circled green chocolate works great here
  • 1 tbsp cisco shortening


  1. Start with 1 bag of candy melt in a microwave safe dish with 1/2 tbsp of shortening. Microwave for 1 minute in 30 second intervals, mixing in between, or until fully melted.

  2. Place pretzel into candy melt, coating fully then put onto parchement paper and add green chocolate candy to top to act as the stem of the pumpkin.

  3. Let dry and repeat septs for whole bag or for as many pretzels as you want.

  4. To speed up drying process, place into refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

orange candy melts

green chocolate balls