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Gluten Free Treat or Dessert

Updated on March 30, 2016
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Lynne, a retired school Administrator, writes romance novels, children's books and articles. Writing has always been her passion.

Tasty, Easy Gluten Free Snack or Treat

Cast your vote for Caramel Chocolate Pretzels

Fun Snack or Treat for Holidays and Special Occasions

Four ingredients, fast, scrumptious recipe!

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 5 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: 5-6 dozen


  • 1 package gluten free pretzels, crossover, round pretzels
  • 2 packages white chocolate chips
  • 2 packages caramels, cut in half (I used kitchen scissors)
  • Food coloring (four colors)
Just a few ingredients
Just a few ingredients

Caramel Chocolate Pretzels

  1. Heat oven to 350*
  2. Place pretzels on cookie sheet in single layer
  3. Place 1/2 caramel on each pretzel
  4. Place in oven and melt caramels for approximately 5 minutes. Time may vary according to your oven.
  5. Place chocolate chips in small sauce pan. ( I used 1/3 of the chips in 3 small pans). Melt chips on low heat until smooth. Add 2 drops of color and mix color in thoroughly. Add more color to mix as desired color intensity is attained.
  6. Drop 1/2 tsp of chocolate on each pretzel. Cool and Serve.
  7. Freezes well. Make ahead and have on hand for a special occasion.
  8. Change colors for special occasions: orange and yellow for Halloween, red and green for Christmas etc. or for a shower, birthday or anniversary.
melted caramels with pretzels
melted caramels with pretzels
Finished and ready to eat!
Finished and ready to eat!


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    • kayyluh profile image

      kayyluh 21 months ago

      I will be giving these a try! I just found out recently that I have a gluten allergy so I've been trying to find new recipes. I just posted one on gluten free peanut butter cookies, you should try it out!

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      Lynne Blumhorst 22 months ago from Woodstock, Illinois

      Family favorite. Requested for every holiday!