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How To Make Ghost Pretzels Recipe

All October make some Ghost Pretzels. This no-bake snack consists of pretzels dipped in melted chocolate with candy eyes added. It’s an easy snack to make and will get you in the mood for Halloween all month long. 

GHOST PRETZEL RECIPE

These Ghost Pretzels are perfect for snacks, after-school snacks, and Halloween parties.

You can make a large batch of these pretzels and snack on them while watching Halloween movies all October.

Everyone will love munching on these chocolate-covered mini pretzels. 

This no-bake Halloween snack is easy to throw together.

This would be a fun recipe for children to help out with.

The kids can help dip the pretzels into the melted chocolate and add the candy eyes.

It takes minutes to make a few of them or about half an hour to make a large batch. 

In less than half an hour, you’ll have yummy pretzels that look just like spooky ghosts ready to enjoy!

HOW TO MAKE GHOST PRETZELS

Mini pretzels are covered in melted white chocolate with candy eyes to create a yummy snack that the whole family will enjoy!

Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

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GHOST PRETZELS INGREDIENTS

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

This fun and easy Ghost Pretzel recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious Halloween snack your family will love. You can easily find the ingredients at any major grocery store or order online.

All you need is:

  • some mini pretzels
  • white candy melts
  • a few candy eyeballs

GHOST PRETZEL RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

Line a tray or baking sheet with parchment paper.

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

Pour candy into a microwave-safe bowl and heat in 1-minute increments, stirring between each heat session, until fully melted.

You may, of course, use the double boiler method to melt the candy instead, if you prefer.

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

Dip the pretzels into the melted chocolate, one by one, completely coating them.

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

Shake off excess chocolate, and make sure the bottom opening isn’t coated in candy, as that will be the mouth of the ghost.

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

Place the coated pretzel on a parchment-lined tray, and place one eyeball into each of the top holes of the pretzels.

Allow the candy to harden, then remove from tray and serve.

In less than an hour, you’ll have a spooky Halloween treat that’s sure to become a new favorite!

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

GHOST PRETZELS TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made a Halloween snack using pretzels, don’t worry!

Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have.

If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE GHOST PRETZELS?

I love simple snacks and this Halloween snack can be made in minutes. This Ghost Pretzel recipe takes approximately 37 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:

  • About 2 minutes to melt the white chocolate
  • Close to 10 minutes to dip the pretzels into the melted chocolate
  • Around 10 minutes to add some candy eyes
  • 15 minutes for the chocolate to harden  
Ghost Pretzels Recipe

HOW DO I STORE GHOST PRETZELS?

You can store Ghost Pretzels in an airtight container in a cool place for up to 1 month.

CAN I USE ANY COLOR OF CHOCOLATE TO MAKE THESE GHOSTS?

You can use any color of chocolate to make these Ghost Pretzels.

White is preferred but you can also use Halloween colors like orange, purple, green, or black.

CAN I MAKE GHOST PRETZELS AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, you can easily make Ghost Pretzels ahead of time.

Simply keep them stored in an airtight container at room temperature until ready to serve. 

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE CANDY EYES?

You can purchase candy eyes in the baking section of any major grocery store or through online places like Amazon.

You need 60 candy eyes for this baking project.

A package of 50 candy eyes costs about $12.

CAN I GIVE THESE GHOST PRETZELS AS A GIFT?

Yes, you can give these Ghost Pretzels as a fun Halloween gift.

Place some in plastic gifts bags and tie them with a Halloween-colored ribbon-like, purple, orange, or green, and give them to children, grandchildren, friends, co-workers, neighbors, grandparents, etc. 

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

WHAT GOES WELL WITH GHOST PRETZELS?

Ghost Pretzels go well with a wide variety of Halloween snacks. These recipes would be great to serve together at a party.

Some of my personal favorites include:

CAN I USE REGULAR PRETZELS INSTEAD OF MINI PRETZELS?

Yes, you can use regular-sized pretzels in this recipe instead of mini pretzels.

The steps will be pretty much the same. Using mini pretzels makes this snack perfect for nibbling on.

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS GHOST PRETZEL RECIPE?

This simple Ghost Pretzel recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.

You can turn these ghost pretzels into mummies by drizzling lines of white chocolate over them like mummies’ bandages. YUM!

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

GHOST PRETZEL RECIPE

Yield: 30

GHOST PRETZEL RECIPE

Ghost Pretzels Recipe

All October make some Ghost Pretzels. This no-bake snack consists of pretzels dipped in melted chocolate with candy eyes added. It’s an easy snack to make and will get you in the mood for Halloween all month long. 

Ingredients

  • 30 Mini Pretzels
  • 8 oz white candy melts
  • 1 pkg Candy eyeballs

Instructions

  1. Line a tray or baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Pour candy into a microwave-safe bowl and heat in 1-minute increments, stirring between each heat session, until fully melted. You may, of course, use the double boiler method to melt the candy instead, if you prefer.
  3. Dip the pretzels into the melted chocolate, one by one, completely coating them.
  4. Shake off excess chocolate, and make sure the bottom opening isn’t coated in candy, as that will be the mouth of the ghost.
  5. Place the coated pretzel on a parchment-lined tray, and place one eyeball into each of the top holes of the pretzels.
  6. Allow the candy to harden, then remove from tray and serve.
  7. In less than an hour, you’ll have a spooky Halloween treat that’s sure to become a new favorite!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 139Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 354mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 3g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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WHAT’S NEXT

I hope you enjoy this fun Halloween snack recipe as much as my family does!

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