This is the easiest Christmas or Holiday treat that you could make for your neighbors and friends. Bust out the Peanut Butter White Chocolate Christmas Pretzels!
Every Christmas we would gather around the island in my kitchen as kids and make a bunch of Holiday Treats with my mom. We made everything you could imagine from Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls to Christmas Tree Rice Krispies. We didn’t make these Peanut Butter White Chocolate Christmas Pretzels but had these stuffed pretzels been a thing you better believe I would have!
Sweet and salty is one of my favorite things in the entire world, and I’m realizing that kids love it too. What’s more fun then doing a little chocolate dipping with them as you share in memories from your childhood and create some for their’s.
Peanut Butter White Chocolate Christmas Pretzels
This peanut butter white chocolate Christmas pretzels recipe comes from what my mom used to make with us. I haven’t a clue why she ever thought of making them, but every Christmas we smeared peanut butter between two Ritz crackers, dipped them in white chocolate and let them harden.
When I saw these peanut butter stuffed pretzels at Costco I just knew it would be just as good and maybe even more cute than the original recipe.
Aren’t those little holly leaves the perfect touch?
We melt the white chocolate, let the kids dip them and place the Christmas sprinkles on top.
Super yummy to munch on.
Where to Buy Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels
We’ve noticed that peanut butter filled pretzels are starting to pop up more and more, but they can still be a bit tricky to find.
Here’s where we’ve been able to track them down:
- World Market
If you’ve seen them elsewhere go ahead and leave a comment below so that other readers can track them down.
Can You Use White Chocolate Chips Instead of Almond Bark?
For any recipe that calls for something to be dipped with white chocolate you’re almost always talking about almond bark as there isn’t really a true white chocolate.
White chocolate chips do not melt down the same as almond bark so even if you try to do it low and slow
How to Temper or Melt White Chocolate
White chocolate quickly burns, so it’s essential that you handle it the right way.
- Place a glass bowl over a pot of barely simmering water.
- Add the almond bark and stir occasionally until melted.
- Remove from the heat.
- Avoid reheating time and time again. Instead, only cook a small amount, dip and then melt more.
What is White Chocolate Made From?
White chocolate usually consists of cocoa butter, sugar and milk solids and is a pale yellow or ivory color. There’s also vanilla in the mix which is why you’ll often see white chocolate chips labeled as vanilla chips.
What White Chocolate is Best for Melting?
When you’re at the store you’ll see a lot of different versions of white chocolate and it can be a little obnoxious to have it not work out.
Have you ever done that?
Bought some white chocolate, rushed home and started to melt it down only to realize that it keeps turning chalky or chunky? I hate that!!
Look for vanilla or white chocolate almond bark or white chocolate wafers. Both of these products are made for melting and dipping which is what you’re looking to do.
Where to Buy Christmas Holly Sprinkles
Oh man, these Christmas Holly Sprinkles can be such a hassle track down. I’ve found that Walmart and Target tend to carry more seasonal items than a regular grocery store, but even then you’re driving all over town for them.
Instead, for three years in a row I’ve just been ordering them here on Amazon.
Christmas Treats RECIPES
Looking for more Christmas Treats recipes? Gather your kids and friends and make; Nutter Butter Snowmen, Candy Cane Oreos, Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels, Reindeer Noses Candy Cane Gingerbread Cookies or Salted Caramel Pretzel Snaps, White Chocolate Dipped Milanos, Soft Gingerbread Cookies, Peanut Butter Fudge, and Mom’s favorite, M&M Chocolate Pizza!
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Peanut Butter White Chocolate Christmas Pretzels
- Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels
- White Almond Bark
- Christmas Sprinkles
- Parchment Paper or Silpat
- Place the white chocolate or almond bark in a glass bowl.
- Heat a saucepan of water to simmer.
- Place the bowl over the pot. Do not let the water touch the bottom of the bowl.
- Stir occasionally until smooth.
- Dip the pretzels into the chocolate with a fork, and gently tap the side of the bowl so excess drips back down.
- Place on a silpat or parchment paper and then quickly add the holly sprinkles.
- Allow to set.