Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzels Clusters

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Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzels Clusters are a fun treat to give as gifts or share at your next get together. They are crunchy, salty and oh so very chocolaty.  
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 1 hour 30 minutes
Resting Time: 2 hours
Total: 3 hours 40 minutes
Stacked white plates of Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzels

Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzels Clusters are a fun treat to give as gifts or share at your next get together. They are crunchy, salty and oh so very chocolatey.  

Stacked white plates of Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzels

This Crock Pot Turtle Candy recipe with it’s Chocolate Pretzels Clusters is a no brainer. It is a very easy way to produce the best quality candy without all the difficult steps that come with the creation of candy.

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Why this Crock Pot Turtle Recipe Works

The Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzels Clusters are the best because you add some caramel to to make a salty, sweet caramel perfection of a candy that allows the crock pot to do all the work. Absolutely, no candy thermometers or tempering required.

Bowls of chocolate and pretzels needed for the crock pot pretzel treats

How to Make Chocolate Pretzels – Step by Step 

  • Prepare Crock Pot: First, spray inside of crock pot with non stick spray. then add the almond bark, chopped pecans, crushed pretzels, and both sets of chocolate chips.
  • Cook: Second, cook on high for 1 hour and then stir. Allow to cook for an additional 30 mins and stir.
Crock pot with ingredients before and after cooking
  • Form Candy: Scoop mixture onto parchment lined baking sheets.
  • Top: Finally, top with caramel chips while still warm or alternatively, add chopped soft caramels.
Finished mixture in the pot and crock pot chocolate clusters on a parchment lined tray.

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Tips for Making Chocolate Covered Pretzel Clusters

  • To avoid using liquid oils, use an entire package of the vanilla almond bark.
  • If you can not find almond bark, you can use 3-4 tablespoons of oil to help smooth out the chocolate.
  • Almond bark is a candy coating often used for melting in sweet treats and candy making. It does not contain almonds.
  • Clusters can be stored in an airtight container for up to 5days.  
Finished Clusters on a tray

Recommendations for Making Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Importantly, this recipe can be adapted so easily for your families taste or they are great for parties for birthday handouts. Here are a few ideas:

  • If there is a chance that you have kids over who may have nut allergies, omit them.
  • Alternatively, add your favorite nut like walnuts or almond pieces
  • Instead of caramel bits, you can pour the mixture over a whole caramel square for more chewy gooey goodness.
  • Like peanut butter? How about using peanut butter chips.

They really become your own favorite candy.


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side close up of the chocolate pretzel clusters

Expert Tips for Making the Best Chocolate Pretzels

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Sprinkles: Again, make them your own with colorful sprinkles
  • Drizzle: Finish with a little drizzle of white or colored chocolate. Equally good would be a caramel sauce drizzle.

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Stacked white plates of Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzels

Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzel Clusters

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Crock Pot Chocolate Pretzels Clusters are a fun treat to give as gifts or share at your next get together. They are crunchy, salty and oh so very chocolaty.  
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Servings: 36 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Resting Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 12 oz Vanilla almond bark
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 cup crushed pretzels
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup semi sweet morsels
  • 1/2 cup caramel chips

Instructions

  • Spray inside of crock pot with non stick spray.
  • Add the almond bark, chopped pecans, crushed pretzels, and both sets of chocolate chips. Cook on high for 1 hour and then stir.
  • Allow to cook for an additional 30 mins and stir.
  • If your chocolate is not smooth, add an oil (Extra virgin olice oil, vegetable oil or melted coconut) one tablespoon at a time until chocolate smooth. (should take no more than 2-3 tablespoons. Scoop mixture onto parchment lined baking sheets.
  • *optional add caramel Chips
  • Allow clusters to set a room temperature for 1.5-2 hours or until set.

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Sprinkles: Again, make them your own with colorful sprinkles
  • Drizzle: Finish with a little drizzle of white or colored chocolate. Equally good would be a caramel sauce drizzle.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg

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