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Sea Salt Chocolate Covered Pretzels

This 3 ingredient recipe for Sea Salt Chocolate Covered Pretzels is a delicious sweet and salty snack! Make this simple no bake recipe to have on hand for whenever you want a sweet and salty snack.

If you love sweet and salty desserts as much as I do, be sure to check out some of my other favorites like my Sea Salt Black Cocoa Biscotti, Olive Oil Honey Chocolate Chip Cookies, or my Vegan Dark Chocolate Almond Cookies.

sea salt chocolate pretzels

Why You'll Love This Recipe

This easy no bake 3 ingredient recipe takes crunchy pretzels, dipped in milk chocolate, and sprinkled with sea salt. This sweet and salty snack is divine! I love making this recipe all year round, but especially in the summer, because it doesn't require you to turn on your oven!

Growing up, I made chocolate covered pretzels every holiday season with my mom. We added them into our holiday cookie boxes that we made as gifts for friends and co-workers. It was my mom who always wanted to half dip the pretzels, as it made them easier and faster as we were making tons of cookie boxes. Half dipping the pretzels also makes them less messy too! Plus I have grown to love the less sweet and a little bit more salty option of a half dipped chocolate covered pretzel, which I think you will like too!

I added a coarse sea salt on top of these pretzels as I used milk chocolate for dipping. This gives them a nice balance of sweet and salty. If you wanted to make this chocolate covered pretzel recipe vegan, just swap the milk chocolate for a vegan semi sweet or a dark chocolate. You can even make this chocolate covered pretzel recipe gluten free by using gluten free pretzels.

sea salt chocolate pretzels

Ingredients for Sea Salt Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Organic Pretzel Twists

Mama Ganache Organic Milk Chocolate

Frontier Co-Op Fine Sea Salt

Why use organic ingredients in this recipe? You all know I’m a huge organic advocate, and I bet you may be thinking sometimes, Why would I even bother to use organic ingredients in something that is so sweet and indulgent? But, that is the exact reason why you should use organic ingredients! Sweet things need to have flavor in order to be good, otherwise they are just sweet and they don’t taste like much else. Organic ingredients are more pure than conventional ones, therefore they actually have more flavor than the non organic options. Say it with me, organic means more flavor! And not just more flavor but a more true and pure flavor. And organic ingredients are much healthier for you to eat in general as they do not contain GMOs or anything artificial. Plus, you are being environmentally friendly when you choose organic ingredients!

So, I highly recommend that you buy the best organic ingredients for this recipe! You can also shop my Amazon Storefront for all my favorite organic ingredients here. Tip – hover over each ingredient to see the name. And if you want to learn more about organic foods and the difference, read my post here on Food Labels and What They Mean.

sea salt chocolate pretzels

Sea Salt Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Recipe by MimiDifficulty: Easy
Makes

6

servings

This 3 ingredient sweet and salty snack is so good you'll be making them all the time!

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces (283 grams) organic milk chocolate

  • 6 ounces organic pretzels

  • coarse sea salt

Directions

  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Fill a small pot third of the way with water. Put over high heat.
  • In a heat proof bowl, add about 80% of the milk chocolate. Melt until it reaches 110°F on a chocolate thermometer. Remove from heat.
  • Immediately add in the remaining 20% of the milk chocolate, stir vigorously to combine completely so it’s smooth. Allow chocolate to reach temper, at 89°F. Then add in the peppermint flavor and stir to combine completely. Dip half of each pretzel into the milk chocolate, set on prepared baking sheets.
  • Repeat until all the chocolate is gone. Place baking sheets in the fridge to set for about 30 minutes, until the chocolate is almost set. Remove from the fridge and sprinkle with coarse sea salt. Please back into the fridge and allow to set for 30 more minutes.
  • Store in a cool dry place, or in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Notes

  • Gluten Free – Use gluten free pretzels!
  • High Altitude – Follow recipe as noted.

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