Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Twelve Days of Chocolate - Chocolate Pretzel Rings

Can we temp you with something salty and sweet today?

Help us count down to the Brooks Friends of the library Death by Chocolate Bake Sale with the Twelve Days of Chocolate. Every day from now until May 12 we will be giving you a new chocolate recipe every day to tempt and inspire you. Each of these recipes come from magazines that are currently available for check out from the Brooks Public Library.
Today's sinful delight comes from Taste of Home Magazine. You can check this magazine out from the Brooks Public Library or at tasteofhome.com


Chocolate Pretzel Rings
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
Yield: 24 Servings
Ingredients
•48 to 50 pretzel squares or rings
•48 to 50 milk chocolate or striped chocolate kisses
•1/4 cup milk chocolate M&M's



Directions
•Place the pretzels on greased baking sheets; place a chocolate kiss in the center of each ring. Bake at 275° for 2-3 minutes or until chocolate is softened. Remove from the oven.
 • Place an M&M's candy on each, pressing down slightly so chocolate fills the ring. Refrigerate for 5-10 minutes or until chocolate is firm. Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Yield: about 4 dozen
Nutritional Facts 1 serving (2 each) equals 69 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 55 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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And remember, the Death by Chocolate Bake Sale is happening Saturday May 12, 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Brooks Royal Canadian Legion. If you wish to donate some of your baking please give Gloria a call at 403-362-3295.