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Sweet and Salty Dipped Pretzels Recipe



1/2 cup Cocoa Puffs®, Reese's Puffs® or Trix® cereal

1/2 cup coconut (toasted), chopped peanuts or sunflower nuts

6 oz vanilla- or chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut into pieces

16 (7-inch) pretzel rods (from 12-oz package)




1. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.


2. Coarsely crush cereal. Mix cereal and coconut on another sheet of waxed paper.


3. Place candy coating in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted.


4. Dip each pretzel halfway into almond bark; allow excess to drip off. Roll in crushed cereal mixture. Place on cookie sheet. Let stand until set, about 30 minutes.

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Taken on May 26, 2011