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Pretzel Turtles are one of the tastiest and easiest treats you’ll make! Crunchy salty pretzel layered with sweet caramel chocolate Rolo candy and finished with pecans. Everyone loves these ooey-gooey little bites!

rolo pretzel turtle

Why These Rolo Pretzel Turtles Are So Good!

  • Super easy to make, great for entertaining.
  • Kids will love to make these!
  • Sweet and salty, a great combination.
  • A perfect treat for the holidays.

Rolo Pretzel Turtles Ingredients

  • Nuts – pecan halves (or any other type of nut)
  • Mini pretzels
  • Rolo chocolate candies

How To Make These Rolo Pretzel Turtles – Step By Step

Preheat your oven to 350F.

Unwrap your Rolos – try not to eat all of them. Place pretzels on the baking sheet in one layer. Top each pretzel with a Rolo. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes, until the chocolate just begins to melt.

The Rolo candy should be soft but not completely melted. Remove from oven, carefully use a spatula to lift the pretzels on cooling rack and immediately squish the Rolo candy with a nut. ooohlala! Watch the caramel ooze out!

An Easy Holiday Treat

These Rolo Pretzel Turtles are a breeze to whip up, perfect for last minute gatherings or just easy treats! Only 3 ingredients needed, it’s fun for the whole family to get involved building them. Then it’s just 5 mins in the oven and hey presto, soft, crunchy, salty and sweet all in one bite!

Can You Freeze Rolo Pretzel Turtles?

You really don’t need to freeze pretzels covered in chocolate. They have a pretty long shelf life. Just keep them in an airtight container, a cookie tin, a glass jar, etc. Even pretzels with the Rollo and pecan melted on top should stay fresh for a couple of months if they are stored well.

Top Tips For Rolo Pretzel Turtles

  • If you’d like the chocolate to set, you can pop the turtles in the fridge.
  • Use parchment paper to avoid the chocolate sticking to the baking tray.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature (preferably in a single layer – the chocolate softens up just a little at room temperature).
  • You can top with nuts or get creative and use a piece of candy, sprinkles etc. – have fun!

Rolo Pretzel Turtles on baking tray

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Rolo Pretzel Turtles

Jayden Hair
Pretzel Turtles are one of the tastiest and easiest treats you’ll make! Crunchy salty pretzel layered with sweet caramel chocolate Rolo candy and finished with pecans. Everyone loves these ooey-gooey little bites!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 95 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Nuts - pecan halves or any other type of nut
  • Mini pretzels
  • Rolo chocolate candies

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350F.
  • Unwrap your Rolos - try not to eat all of them. Place pretzels on the baking sheet in one layer. Top each pretzel with a Rolo. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes, until the chocolate just begins to melt.
  • The Rolo candy should be soft but not completely melted. Remove from oven, carefully use a spatula to lift the pretzels on cooling rack and immediately squish the Rolo candy with a nut. ooohlala! Watch the caramel ooze out!

Notes

If you'd like the chocolate to set, you can pop the turtles in the fridge.
Use parchment paper to avoid the chocolate sticking to the baking tray.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature (preferably in a single layer - the chocolate softens up just a little at room temperature).
You can top with nuts or get creative and use a piece of candy, sprinkles etc. - have fun!

Nutrition

Calories: 95kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 136mgPotassium: 43mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 6IUCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chocolate pretzels, covered pretzels, sweet and salty
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