Scary Candy Ghost Pretzel Twists How To

Make 'em shriek for these spooky skeleton pretzels!

A little salty, a little sweet, and a whole lot of fun! These candy-covered skeleton pretzels are a great snack for any kid, adult, or monster at your Halloween celebration. Make a bloody-good display with a platter full of red candy!



  • Bavarian hard pretzels (approximately 3 in. wide)
  • White Candy Melts® Candy (12 oz. makes 12 to 16 treats)
  • Black Candy Melts Candy (2 oz. makes 12 to 16 treats)
  • Red Vein Candy Eyeballs


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

1) Dip pretzels

Melt white Candy Melts candy in microwave-safe bowl according to package directions. Use fork to dip the pretzels in melted white candy. Tap to smooth and remove excess candy. Place on waxed paper-covered cookie sheet. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes.

2) Fill in pretzel openings with candy

Melt black Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Cut small point off of bag. Use melted black candy to fill in pretzel openings. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes.

3) Attach eyes

Use melted black candy to attach candy eyeballs.

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