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21 Pretzel Recipes for the Holidays

I think pretzels get some special attention around Christmas time, and I’m totally on board with that.
They pair up well with chocolate and are easy to decorate and package for neighbor gifts–
but beyond that, they’re great in fudge, cookies, and even crusts!
Enjoy these 21 awesome Holiday Pretzel Recipes and ideas!
 1. Pretzel Turtles {Polwig}
2. Santa Hat Pretzels {Free Fun Christmas}
3. Peppermint Pretzel Rods {The Cooking Photographer}
1. Peppermint Pretzel Bark {Food 52}
 2. Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles {The Girl Who Ate Everything}
3. Holiday Pretzel Kisses {Little Birdie Secrets}
 1. M&M Chocolate Cheesecake with a Pretzel Crust {Raspberri Cupcakes}
2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with a Pretzel Crust {Tasty Kitchen}
3. Brownies with a Pretzel Crust {Rated by Mom}
1. Elf Munch + Printable {Crazy For Crust} 
2. Popcorn Pretzel Snack Mix {Brandy’s Baking} 
3. Christmas Mix {The Kitchen Witch}

1. Take 5 Bars {Inside BruCrew Life}
2. Rolo Pretzel M&M Cookies {Something Swanky}
3. White Chocolate Pretzel Fudge {Buns in my Oven}

1. Chocolate Covered Pretzel Christmas Wreaths {Work in Progress Kits}
2. Pretzel Toffee Bark {Babble}
3. Santa and Tree Pretzel Rods {}
1. Santa Mix {Cookies and Cups}
2. White Chocolate Christmas Pretzels {Baked Perfection}
3. Pretzel Snowflakes {Betty Crocker}

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Ashton is the owner and author ofSomething Swanky. Although first and foremost a wife and mother, she considers herself an online entrepreneur, freelance writer and photographer, and brand ambassador.Her focus is in food styling, food photography and recipe development.
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10 Responses to “21 Pretzel Recipes for the Holidays”

  1. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust posted on December 14, 2011 at 3:52 pm (#)

    Wow, I’m really hungry now. Too many ideas!!! Thanks for including my Elf Munch. :)

  2. MrsFoxsSweets posted on December 14, 2011 at 4:31 pm (#)

    I love almost anything sweet, but the sweet and salty combo is a favorite! I love seeing all these pretzels in one place! Thanks for sharing at my Sweet Party :)

  3. Natasha in Oz posted on December 14, 2011 at 9:26 pm (#)

    I am drooling! You find the yummiest treats. I just tweeted about your Hot Chocolate recipes too. They are amazing!

    Best wishes,

  4. Marilyn posted on December 14, 2011 at 10:36 pm (#)

    These are SOOO adorable. I LOVE all the holiday fun happening.. So cute.. I would LOVE for you to Please stop in and share/link via my Pin Inspirational Party happening today : )) *SOO pin Worthy!!* THANK YOU.. Wishing you an amazing rest of the week.. ~ Marilyn ..

  5. Jocelyn posted on December 14, 2011 at 10:57 pm (#)

    Oh my! So many great sweet and salty treats here. Thank you so much for including my Take 5 bars in your feature:-)

  6. Bridget posted on December 18, 2011 at 6:36 pm (#)

    Oh wow! How I love anything with pretzels in it..I literally want to make all these..I’m going to be fat by January! I’m a new follower to your blog. So glad I found it! Come check mine out some time too. Id appreciate it! Thanks!
    Bridget @

  7. Kim McCallie posted on December 18, 2011 at 9:50 pm (#)

    I’m in love with those Santa hats. I think I’m going to whip these up for the Christmas weekend. So cute! thanks for sharing the pretzel collection on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

  8. Life With Lucy posted on December 19, 2011 at 10:10 am (#)

    YUM. Thank you so much for compiling all of these!

  9. MrsFoxsSweets posted on December 21, 2011 at 8:24 am (#)

    Congrats! This collection of pretzels was one of the most visited and featured at Mrs Foxs Sweet Party this week :)

  10. Michael Ann posted on December 21, 2011 at 9:32 pm (#)

    Wow, too many ideas to choose from! I love them all!

    Michael Ann
    The Big Green Bowl