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Easy and Edible Christmas Pretzel Wreath

Updated on April 26, 2016

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The edible Christmas wreath is a quick and delicious gift you can make for teachers, family and friends at holiday time. It is an inexpensive, fun project for children, as well as adults. There is no limit to the way wreaths can be individually decorated to represent the giver’s tastes and creative ability.

This project is as simple as melting the chocolate, arranging the pretzels and decorating the finished wreath.


  • Mini-pretzel twists
  • White Chocolate (chips or disks)
  • Candy sprinkles, M&Ms or whatever you choose for decorations. Licorice whips or Fruit Roll-ups
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Instruction Steps

  1. Melt your chocolate chips or disks in the microwave. For a small bowl of chocolate, this will take anywhere between 30 and 60 seconds. (White chocolate is used in the examples, but any color or flavor of chocolate can be used.) CAUTION HOT! Bowl and chocolate should be handled with care.
  2. Stir chocolate. Dip a mini pretzel about halfway. Shake off excess chocolate.
  3. On waxed paper or tin foil, place 6 dipped pretzels in a circle making sure the chocolate parts touch.
  4. Stagger a second layer of 6 dipped pretzels on top of the first.
  5. Decorate your wreath with candy, sprinkles, licorice whips or the edible décor of your choice. For sprinkles and candy, it is best to add when the chocolate is still warm. Use licorice or Fruit Roll Ups for ribbon. Let the wreath harden for 20 minutes before lifting and lacing.


Wreaths can be made bigger than 6 pretzels. A third layer can be added if so desired.

Store finished wreaths in plastic zipped baggies for freshness.


4.8 stars from 5 ratings of Easy Edible Christmas Wreath


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      Carla J Behr 4 years ago from NW PA

      My kids have loved these!

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      Mary Merriment 4 years ago from Boise area, Idaho

      Oh my gosh. These are too cute. I've been seeking a fun and easy snack for the holiday. This is it! :o)

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      Carla J Behr 4 years ago from NW PA

      Thank you, Janice!

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      Janice S 4 years ago

      Love chocolate covered pretzels and this is a great way for the kids to help me out with the xmas baking. Thanks for sharing.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Now this I think I can make easily. What a nice festive baking idea for Christmas. I love the salty and sweet flavors in treats. Thanks for sharing.

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Wow! This idea looks so good, and it looks like it would be easy to make, too.

      I voted this UP.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      This looks good I love pretzels with frosting. Easy to make too. Voted up.

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      Sherry Hewins 4 years ago from Sierra Foothills, CA

      It looks cute and fairly easy. I think I'll give it a try. Voted up, useful and shared.

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      Denise Handlon 4 years ago from North Carolina

      How cute-great idea for Christmas gifts or to hang on a special tree. :)

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      dreamseeker2 4 years ago

      Looks delishious! : ) Clever too...thanks for the share of something quite unique for the holiday. Voted up and useful.

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      Rebecca Mealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      This really would make a good Christmas give-a-way. Plus The chocolate and pretzels give a nice sweet and salty flavor.