Turtle PretzelsRecipe Index: Desserts > Snacks
1 pkg (14oz) caramels
1 tbsp water
1 pkg (10oz) pretzel sticks
8 oz German sweet chocolate or semisweet chocolate
2 tsp shortening
1 cup finely chopped pecans
In a double broiler, melt caramels in water. Dip half of each pretzel into the hot caramel. Place on a greased sheet of foil to cool. In a saucepan, melt chocolate and shortening over low heat. Dip caramel-coated end of pretzels into the chocolate; sprinkle with nuts. Return to foil.