Unicorn Pretzels| These super cute pretzels will bring out the inner unicorn in everyone at the party! The sweet and salty flavors of these fun pretzels will make your guests taste buds tingle with delight! Full of yummy magic you can bet these fun Unicorn Pretzels will be the talk of your celebration! Perfect for a little girls birthday party! Pass them out as party favors wrapped in a pretzel bag or place them in mason jars down the center of the party table to make the most magical centerpiece.
By now you might be wondering how I got the spiral effect on the pretzel. My secret ingredient is….CARAMEL! Not the kind you have to make but good old store bought! Read below to see how I take store bought caramel and several different colors of candy melts to create not only the tastiest but incredibly beautiful pretzel treats!
Feel like you might get stuck? Don’t worry I also created an easy to follow step by step video. You can view it below!
I discovered something amazing for candy melts and that is a candy melting pot from Wilton! It makes melting candy so easy!
Get all your candy melted and ready. Pour candy in medium microwave safe bowls. Heat one at a time at 60% one minute, stir and continue in 30 second increments until candy is melted and creamy.
In a small microwave safe bowl heat FOUR caramels on high for 10 seconds. I only worked with four at a time.
This is just the right amount of time to allow the caramel to be molded into a 12-inch snake shape.
Roll heated caramel on a piece of parchment paper to 12-inches.
Starting at the top of the pretzel rod, wrap the caramel around.
Dip pretzel in the white melted candy. Only tap off a little of the candy. You want this layer to be thick.
Add a drizzle of pink then turquoise and yellow.
Tap and turn the pretzel always going the same direction. The colors will start to create a marbling effect. If you see a spot that needs more color then go ahead and add it and continue tapping and turning.
Place in a container (mine was filled with rice) in the freezer for 10 minutes or until hardened. Pour some of the pearl dust into a small container and brush some onto the pretzel.
WATCH MY VIDEO FOR A DETAILED LOOK ON HOW TO MAKE UNICORN PRETZELS
ANOTHER FUN UNICORN PROJECT…UNICORN HOODED SCARF WITH POCKETS CROCHET PATTERN
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