Chocolate Pretzel Turkeys
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Serves: 12
 
Ingredients
  • 12 pretzel rods
  • 12 Grasshopper Cookies (or other chocolate covered cookies)
  • 24 candy eyes
  • 84 candy corns
  • 12 orange Reese's Pieces
  • ½ cup of chocolate melting chips or bark
  • ⅛ cup of red candy melting chips
Instructions
  1. Lay cookies out on wax paper leaving room for pretzel rods to lay on top of each cookie without touching each other.
  2. Heat the chocolate chips in a tall glass or cup by microwaving for 30 seconds stirring and repeating until melted. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Dip a pretzel rod ⅔ way down in the melted chocolate and roll to coat completely. Shake off excess.
  4. Lay the pretzel rod on the cookie, with the top of the pretzel being in the center of the cookie.
  5. Using a spoon drizzle a little chocolate around the top of the cookie to glue candy corn in place.
  6. Place candy corn in fan shape on cookie around pretzel rod.
  7. Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set candy mix.
  8. Using a spoon place a little melted chocolate to "glue" in place eyes and Reese's Piece on end for beak. (you will probably have to re-heat the chocolate at this point)
  9. Place red candy chips in the corner of a zippered sandwich bag and microwave for 45 seconds. Knead to make sure it is smooth and melted.
  10. Clip a small corner of the bag and pipe a waddle under the beak of each turkey.
  11. Immediately place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set candy mix.
Recipe by Sweet and Simple Living at https://sweetandsimpleliving.com/chocolate-pretzel-turkeys/