Despicable Me Pretzel Pops How To

Gru, we shrunk the Minions!

Gru, we shrunk the Minions! Candy Melts® and pretzel rods are a villainously good sweet and salty combination, not to mention the eyes, hair and mouths are icing decorations that just need melted candy as adhesive! Click on our Minions Candy-Dipped Pretzels How-To to make this Gru-approved snack, and display them in a favor container filled with white jelly beans. They won't last long at Villain-Con!

Despicable Me Pretzel Pops



  • Yellow Candy Melts® Candy (12 oz. makes 16 treats)
  • Royal Blue Candy Melts® Candy (12 oz. makes 16 treats)
  • Pretzel rods
  • Minions Icing Decorations


  • Microwave-safe containers
  • Parchment paper
  • Cookie sheet
  • Cooling grid
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
Dip pretzel for head

1) Dip pretzel for head

Melt yellow Candy Melts candy in microwave-safe container. Dip pretzel about 2/3 of the way in melted yellow candy. Tap to smooth and remove excess candy. Place on parchment-covered cookie pan. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes.

Drizzle candy pants

2) Drizzle candy pants

Melt royal blue Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag. Cut small point off decorating bag. Place pretzels on cooling grid over parchment-covered cookie sheet. Pipe a 2 1/2 in. wide band below head. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes.

Attach faces

3) Attach faces

Use a dot of melted candy to attach icing decorations to pretzel. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.

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