The perfect low calorie snack idea to serve at a kids’ party, as an after dinner dessert or as an anytime snack, these gourmet pretzel rods are fabulous! Each caramel and chocolate sprinkles covered rod has just a 2 Points each. They look so decadent yet are really easy to make! Make a batch of these to have on reserve any time you are looking for weight watchers’ friendly treat. The soft sweetness of the caramel combined with the salty crunch of the pretzel is a wonderfully yummy combination that only looks like it’s really high calorie. Though not an official one of Weight Watchers Snack Recipes, this dish is a great treat for any dieter!
Caramel Dipped Pretzel Rods
– 2 oz soft, chewable caramels (about 8 squares)
– 4 pretzel rods
– 2 tbsp chocolate sprinkles
In a glass, microwave safe bowl, place the caramel squares, and microwave on high for 10 seconds. Remove and stir. Continue repeating this process until caramel is melted. Or melt caramel squares in a small double boiler over very low heat, stirring constantly.
Dip 1/3 of each pretzel rod into caramel, and then roll in sprinkles. Place on wax paper and allow to harden for 5 minutes before eating.
Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 1 decorated pretzel rod
Each serving = 2 Points