How far in advance can you make chocolate covered pretzels?
How far in advance can I make chocolate covered pretzel rods? You can make chocolate covered pretzel rods up to 2 weeks in advance when you store them in an airtight container at room temperature.
How long do pretzel rods dipped in chocolate last?
How long do chocolate dipped pretzels last? If the pretzels are stored in an airtight container, they will stay fresh and crunchy for up to two weeks, making them perfect for holiday gift-giving.
How do you keep chocolate covered pretzels from getting soggy?
Best: The best way to store chocolate covered pretzels is at room temperature! Choose an airtight container and store chocolate covered pretzels in the dark, cool place. Chocolate covered pretzels stored in the right airtight container can last a month or longer before they start to become stale.
How much oil do you add to chocolate for dipping?
It can make the chocolate a bit softer. So you will only want to use a touch of oil. I’ve done it so many times I just kind of know how much to add, but a good place to start is about 1 teaspoon per 1 cup of chocolate chips.
Can you freeze pretzel rods?
You can freeze chocolate covered pretzels but you need to take care to do so in a container where there is no condensation. The best way I’ve found is to put them in a ziploc bag, squeeze all the air, and then place them in another airtight container.
How do you keep chocolate covered pretzel rods fresh?
The easiest way is to store them in an airtight container at room temperature. Provided everything is fresh to begin with and the container is clean, dry, and has a tight seal, partially covered pretzel rods like the ones we made can stay fresh for about 2-3 weeks.
What happens if you don’t boil pretzels?
Can you skip this step? Yes, but the resulting pretzels won’t be what you’re used to. Boiling the dough causes it to instantly puff, creating a chewy interior and giving the exterior a head start on forming a crisp crust.
How much baking soda do you put in water for pretzels?
In a large, wide pot, bring 6 cups water and 2 tablespoons baking soda to a boil. Then, transfer one shaped pretzel to the bath using a slotted spatula and let sit for 1 minute.