Craving a sweet and salty snack? Try dipped pretzels rolled in crunchy cereal and coconut or nuts.
cup Cocoa Puffs™, Reese's Puffs® or Trix™ cereal
cup coconut (toasted), chopped peanuts or sunflower nuts
oz vanilla- or chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut into pieces
(7-inch) pretzel rods (from 12-oz package)
Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
Coarsely crush cereal. Mix cereal and coconut on another sheet of waxed paper.
Place candy coating in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted.
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.
To toast coconut, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium-low heat 6 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Pretzel
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.