How to Make Rolo Pretzel Turtle Bites:
Start by lining a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper while your oven preheats to 350 degrees F.
Cover your prepared baking sheet with pretzels.
I recruited the help of my cute 4-year-old to unwrap the Rolos!
Place a Rolo in the center of each pretzel then bake for 3-4 minutes until the Rolos are soft.
Remove from the oven and gently press a pecan half into each Rolo.
Let them cool until the Rolos firm up again. I usually place the whole pan in the fridge to help speed up the process.
What other things could I use as toppings?
If you don’t love pecans you could add any of your other favorite sweet treats.
You could add:
- mini Oreos
- gingersnap crumbles
- white chocolate drizzle
You could add seriously, any topping to this treat and totally make it your own.
Related recipe: want another tasty rolo recipe? Try our Rolo Cookies!
How long are these good for?
Well, if you don’t eat them all within the first day of making them, be sure to keep them in an airtight container.
They will last for about 6 days in an airtight container, before the pretzel starts to go soft, and the caramel becomes really hard.
If this is a treat you need to make a few days in advance, we recommend just leaving them in an airtight container and not freezing or refrigerating them.
Freezing them will make the caramel hard and as it thaws, it may soften the pretzel. We recommend leaving them out on the counter in an airtight container, for the best taste and texture.
Homemade candy to make with them:
I love variety. I love nibbling and tasting all kinds of holiday treats.
Luckily we have a few other simple homemade candy making recipes, that would pair perfectly with this one.
My mom usually makes us a little plate of candy every year. On each one there is one of our Homemade Microwave Caramels.
They are so soft, and creamy, you would have no idea that they were microwaved. You HAVE to try them.
She also adds a few Peppermint Oreo Truffles. These are my all time favorite, and they only have 4 ingredients. They are so soft and creamy. Also very rich.
Our 4 Ingredient Rocky Road Fudge is also an easy-to-make, holiday treat your friends and loved ones will go crazy for!
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Looking for more holiday candies and treats? Here are a few of our favorite: