Friendly Ghost and Frankenstein Pretzel Pops How To

Make Franken-tastic ghost & monster pretzel rods

It's amazing the fun you can scare up with pretzels, Candy Melts® candy and Wilton Candy Eyeballs! Watch the kids' eyes go wide when they see these treats this Halloween.

How-To

Ingredients:

  • White Candy Melts® Candy (12 oz. makes 16 to 18 treats)
  • Vibrant Green Candy Melts Candy (10 oz. makes 16 to 18 treats)
  • Pretzel rods
  • Lavender Candy Melts Candy (8 oz. makes 16 to 18 treats)
  • Black Candy Melts Candy (2 oz. makes 16 to 18 treats)
  • Candy Eyeballs

Supplies:

  • Microwave-safe containers
  • Waxed or parchment paper
  • Cookie sheet
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Food-safe scissors

1) Dip pretzels

Melt white and vibrant green Candy Melts candy in containers, separately, according to package directions. For ghosts, dip pretzels 5 in. deep in melted white candy. For monsters, dip pretzels 3 in. deep in melted vibrant green candy. Tap to smooth and remove excess candy. Place on waxed paper-covered cookie sheet. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer remaining white and vibrant green candy into disposable decorating bags. Use scissors to cut small points off of disposable decorating bags when ready to decorate.

2) Make monster shirt

Melt lavender Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Cut the tip off of bag. Use melted lavender candy to pipe shirt below green face, 2 in. deep. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.

3) Decorate pretzels

Melt black Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Cut the tip off of bag. Use to decorate mouths, monster hair and scar. Use reserved melted vibrant green candy to pipe dot nose on monster. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.

4) Attach eyeballs

Use reserved melted white or vibrant green candy to attach candy eyeballs to pretzels. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.

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