How to Make Lady Bug Pretzels

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by on March 23, 2016

Lady Bug PretzelsThese Lady Bug Pretzels are a fun summer treat to make and eat! Whether you are gathering family and friends for a party or just enjoying a summer BBQ, these Lady Bug Pretzels will be a hit at your next get together.

My kids love lady bugs right now. We recently let a few hundred go in our yard as a natural pest repellent to keep our grapes safe and since then, my kids search for lady bugs in our yard every time we go out. So, these Lady Bug Pretzels are a hit in my house – I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

Lady Bug Pretzels

Ingredients

  • 24 Mini Pretzels
  • 1 cup Red Candy Melting Chips
  • 24 Brown M&Ms
  • 48 Candy Eyes or Mini White chocolate Chips
  • 96 Black candy Pearls

Lady Bug Pretzels Collage

How to Make Ladybug Pretzels

  1. Lay pretzels out on wax paper lined cookie sheet.
  2. Heat Red Candy Chips by microwaving for 30 seconds stirring and repeating until melted. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Transfer chocolate to corner of zippered bag and clip tiny piece off of corner to pipe.
  4. Pipe candy over inside of pretzel to fill completely. Smooth with finger if necessary.
  5. Place M&M for head on rounded end of pretzel.
  6. Place 4 pearls for spots.
  7. Use a small dot of melted chocolate as “glue” to attach eyes to head.
  8. Place cookie sheet in refrigerator for 20 minutes to allow candy to set.

Enjoy!

How to Make Lady Bug Pretzels
 
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Ingredients
  • 24 Mini Pretzels
  • 1 cup Red Candy Melting Chips
  • 24 Brown M&Ms
  • 48 Candy Eyes or Mini White chocolate Chips
  • 96 Black candy Pearls
Instructions
  1. Lay pretzels out on wax paper lined cookie sheet.
  2. Heat Red Candy Chips by microwaving for 30 seconds stirring and repeating until melted. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Transfer chocolate to corner of zippered bag and clip tiny piece off of corner to pipe.
  4. Pipe candy over inside of pretzel to fill completely. Smooth with finger if necessary.
  5. Place M&M for head on rounded end of pretzel.
  6. Place 4 pearls for spots.
  7. Use a small dot of melted chocolate as "glue" to attach eyes to head.
  8. Place cookie sheet in refrigerator for 20 minutes to allow candy to set.

 

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