Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pretzel Bites

Try these sweet and salty chocolate-caramel pecan pretzel bites! They’re easy and irresistibly delish for holiday parties.

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pretzel Bites – Sweet and salty snack that’s easy and irresistibly delish for holiday parties! |

It’s a been a busy week, and to cap it off, yesterday I had the pleasure of presenting a few light and tasty comfort foods on Austin’s KXAN news channel! It was the most thrilling 3 minutes of my week, I tell ya!

I’ll post the video as soon as I get my hands on it, but first things first! Today I’m sharing with you one of my favorite two-bite treats for holiday parties and selfish snacking… muahaha.

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pretzel Bites – Sweet and salty snack that’s easy and irresistibly delish for holiday parties! |

If you’re a little sweet, a little salty, and a bit nutty (for chocolate that is), then these are for you! Crunchy pretzel squares topped with Rolos soften up in a hot oven for just a few minutes. Top them with a pecan (or walnut, almonds or even some dried fruit), press down on ‘em, then drizzle each with a bit of melted chocolate.

… You sure you want to bring these to that party after all?

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pretzel Bites – Sweet and salty snack that’s easy and irresistibly delish for holiday parties! |

Take 10 minutes to try these simple, sinfully good treats for yourself… and mayyyybee other people too, if they’re lucky! I bet you could convince even the non-chocolate lover in your life to gobble up a couple!

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Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pretzel Bites

Yield: Makes 24 bites


24 small, square grid pretzels

3 packages Rolo candies (8 candies each)

24 pecan halves

6 oz. semisweet or white chocolate chips (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place pretzel squares on baking sheet; top each with a Rolo. Bake for 2 minutes. Remove from oven and press a pecan half on top of each one, compressing the Rolo slightly.

Place pan in refrigerator to cool candies, at least 5 minutes and up to 1 day. In a small bowl, microwave chocolate chips to melt, and drizzle with a fork for garnish.


Adapted from Farm Flavor


21 Responses to “Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pretzel Bites”

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    SkinnyMommy — November 16, 2012 @ 2:16 pm


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    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — November 16, 2012 @ 3:25 pm

    What a pretty snack! This sounds lovely!

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    Karly — November 16, 2012 @ 3:58 pm

    I love these so hard. My kids and I make something similar with kisses, but I really need to try the rolo version!

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    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction — November 16, 2012 @ 4:14 pm

    What a fun treat for the holidays! Love how easy they are!

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    Kelsey AppleaDay — November 16, 2012 @ 8:38 pm

    How could you NOT love these? They’ve got a little bit of everything. I’d love to mix them up by topping some with a white chocolate drizzle and some with dark. Thanks for the idea!

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — November 16, 2012 @ 11:36 pm

    Totally in love with this sweet, salty, nutty combo! Is there anything better?

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    scrambledhenfruit — November 17, 2012 @ 12:02 am

    I love treats that are as easy to make as these. I’d have a hard time sharing. :)

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    Laura (Tutti Dolci) — November 17, 2012 @ 5:43 am

    These bites look dangerously delicious! Love the salty-sweet combo!

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    Laura — November 17, 2012 @ 4:16 pm

    These look absolutely delightful, Georgia!

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    teresa, — November 17, 2012 @ 11:11 pm

    Well, aren’t those just the yummiest, easiest, most inventive little chocolates ever. I wish I had one right now.

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    Sarah K. @ The Pajama Chef — November 18, 2012 @ 12:07 am

    i love making these but usually am too lazy to drizzle chocolate on top. that makes it look so much fancier though!!

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    Paula — November 18, 2012 @ 11:45 pm

    Yup! These are for me alright. Love these little guys ;)

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    Lynna — November 19, 2012 @ 12:10 am

    I`ve seen these before and have always been tempted to try making them!

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    From Valeries Kitchen — November 19, 2012 @ 1:16 am

    I knew if I stopped by here today I would find something to inspire me and boy was I right! I love the simplicity of this Georgia. I also love the salty, chocolatey, caramel mix. My favorite! This would be a great recipe to make with little ones.

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    Leslie — November 19, 2012 @ 2:04 am

    Ohhhh, yes..these are mighty addicting!

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    Vivek Grover — November 19, 2012 @ 5:55 am

    Nice preparation on Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pretzel Bites!

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    Anonymous — November 21, 2012 @ 8:46 am

    I’ve made these. They’re super simple and SUPER FAST. (I don’t do the chocolate drizzle on top & they’re still great) I often do the walnut variation, since I prefer those to pecans.
    A useful hint: use the “roll” package of rolos (the ones at the checkout) and don’t get the bag. Since the bagged ones are individually wrapped, you’re going to spend 75% of your time unwrapping all those little foils.

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    Mrs. S — December 5, 2012 @ 7:13 pm

    Any creative ideas on how to package these so I can use them for a gift exchange?

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    Georgia | The Comfort of Cooking — December 5, 2012 @ 8:00 pm

    I’d stack them in a resealable plastic bag, using wax or parchment paper between layers, and put them in a nice little box. They do run the risk of getting “melty” if left unrefrigerated for too long, though.

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    wrd — November 17, 2014 @ 5:46 pm

    im just wondering how to drizzle the chocolate on the top ??

    • Georgia — November 18th, 2014 @ 10:23 am

      I used a squeeze bottle with a fine tip for these, but you could also dip a fork into the melted chocolate and drizzle on top.

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