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Pretzel rods as Magic Wizard Wands dipped in chocolate get Harry Potter touches with sparkling confetti sprinkles.
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Magic Wizard Wands

By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

My recipe of the day is for Magic Wizard Wands, a Harry-Potteresque take on chocolate  covered pretzel rods. They were created using the Black Gold Sprinkle Mix, the All Hallows Sprinkle Mix, and CK Products Edible gold Glitter Stars, all provided by as well as available  from Sprinkle Pop, one of the sponsors of Choctoberfest, who specialize in a wide variety of sprinkles for your baking and decorating needs.

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Easy-Peasy

The recipe itself is fairly simple to make and makes excellent food gifts or party treats. Wrapped in cellophane or in handy pretzel bags, they keep nice and tidy without  knocking any of the decor off.

This is sure to be a hit with your family and friends, as it is  for mine.

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Magic Wizard Wands

  • Servings: 24-36
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 12 ounce bag pretzel rods
  • 12 ounce bag Ghiradelli White Melting Wafers
  • 12 ounce bag Ghiradelli Dark Melting Wafers
  • Various Sprinkle  Pop  decorative sprinkles ( I used All Hallows mix and Black Gold Sprinkle Mix)
  • Edible gold star glitter
  • Wilton cookie icing, in white, orange, and black

Method:

  1. Sort the sprinkles removing the larger sprinkles/pearls and setting those aside for the moment.
  2. Place half the bag of melting wafers in a pyrex heat-proof measuring cup and microwave at half power or defrost setting for thirty seconds.
  3. Stir thoroughly (I  did this with a large wooden chopstick).
  4. Continue melting and stirring in 15 second intervals until completely melted, but do not overheat or it will burn or seize up. The white is slightly more temperamental than the chocolate- if not thin enough, you can stir in a teaspoon  of vegetable shortening, but let it sit slightly longer afterwards than the chocolate because it tends to take it from too thick to slightly runny. 
  5. Tilt the measuring cup   and dip pretzel rods, giving them a twirl, then gently tap them to shake off excess chocolate.
  6. Sprinkle with the smaller sprinkles and a spattering of edible glitter stars. 
  7. Place the pretzels on silpat or  nonstick foil  to  set up-  and this is a good  time to place the larger of the sprinkles/pearls  on the rods as if you put them on and move them they are a little heavy and might fall off. Easier to put them on as they set up (just don’t wait  too long or the chocolate will set hard).
  8. Heat the cookie decorating icing as directed and drizzle your desired colors over each pretzel for a little extra bling.
  9. Now leave them alone for 45 minutes (that’s the set-up  time for Wilton cookie decorating icing).
  10. After that you can put them into specialty pretzel bags (sold near candy making and cake decorating supplies) or wrap in plastic wrap  or cellophane as you prefer.
  11. Put  any extra dipping chocolate into a silicone container to harden, then pop out and store until needed.
  12. Store  in a  cool dry place.

From  the kitchen pf palatablepastime.com

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