Thanksgiving Turkey Pretzel Snacks

chocolate covered pretzel rods in the shape of a thanksgiving turkey

These Thanksgiving Turkey Pretzel Snacks are a super fun snack to add to your Thanksgiving spread. They’re easy to make and perfect for grazing.

  • Author: Sarah | AwayFromTheBox
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 60 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American



2 packages Pretzel Rods

8 oz. chocolate candy melts

8 oz. yellow candy melts

8 oz. orange candy melts

8 oz. red candy melts

chocolate sprinkles


In 4 narrow mouth cups or jars, melt each color of the candy melts in the microwave in 30 second increments.

Dip a pretzel rod into the melted chocolate and use a spoon to coat all sides of the rod about 3/4 of the way. Shake off all excess chocolate and place on a large sheet of parchment paper.

Do about 15 pretzel rods in each color. While they’re still wet, top them with the chocolate sprinkles or other fun fall themed sprinkles. You can also drizzle alternate colors on top of the pretzels using a spoon or pastry bag.

Let harden at room temperature for 30 – 45 minutes. To serve, place them on a serving dish, tray, or even parchment paper or wrapping paper placed directly on the table. Arrange them like turkey feathers, in a half circle, and place the printout or shortbread cookie on top.

Keywords: turkey pretzel, thanksgiving, thanksgiving snack, chocolate covered pretzels, appetizer, candy recipe

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