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3 Ingredient Firecracker Pretzel Rods

Look how festive and cool these pretzel rods look. They were so much fun to make with the kids and oh boy, they taste yummy. Make some and enjoy!
Course Dessert, Patriotic Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Dipped, pretzel rods, sweet and salty, white chocolate
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 23 hours 51 minutes
chilling 20 minutes
Servings 22
Author Pam


  • 22-24 pretzel rods
  • 10 ounce Ghirardelli, Candy Making & Dipping, White Melting Wafers or Wilton Bright Whites Candy Melts Both work great!
  • colored sprinkles


  1. 1.Line a large rimmed cookie sheet with wax paper.

    2.Melt chocolate according to package directions.

    3.Dip pretzels into melted chocolate, and using a spoon or small rubber spatula, cover pretzel about halfway with melted chocolate.

    4.Hold pretzels over the cup or bowl, allowing excess candy to drip off.

    5.Place on lined cookie sheet. Top with sprinkles right away so that they can stick well.

    6.Place in refrigerator for about 20 minutes to harden. Trim off any excess chocolate if needed. Can be stored on counter up to 5 days sealed in a plastic bag or container. Enjoy!