Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Rods

These easy and fun Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Rods are the perfect sweet and salty gift or snack.

This recipe contains an easy, step-by-step guide to making sweet, silky smooth, and delicious caramel, as well as plenty of ideas for yummy toppings.


– Butter – Sugar   – Light Brown Sugar – Karo Syrup – Sweetened Condensed Milk

Homemade Caramel In a deep saucepan over medium heat, add the butter, sugar, brown sugar, Karo syrup, sweetened condensed milk and salt. Stir until all of the sugar is dissolved and the butter is melted.


Continue stirring constantly, cooking until the caramel mixture reaches 240 degrees F on a candy thermometer.


Once it reaches 240 degrees F, remove from the heat immediately to and let cool off of the heat for about 5 minutes, or until it stops bubbling but is still hot.


Decorating Your Pretzel Rods Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or lightly butter.


Dip pretzel rods about ? of the way into the hot caramel and let the excess caramel drip off back into the pot. Lay the dipped pretzels onto your prepared baking sheet to set.


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