Easy Halloween Pretzel Treats



Halloween! One of our favorite Holidays, most especially for the kids. Because they know it’s a free pass for them to devour all the candies they can eat. The first time that my son Lucas was aware that he gets to eat all kinds of candy from  Trick or Treat, I had a mini panic attack. I was already imagining that it’s going to be a long night putting him to bed. Good thing my husband calmed me down that it’s going to be okay and it turned out okay! I was stressing out over nothing. Actually, my son only ate a couple and he went to bed on schedule. The next day though, he was asking for more candies from his bag. We told him he can only have one for that day and the rest will be reward treats.

Now, with our youngest daughter Olivia. I am more calm, it doesn’t mean she can eat whatever and do whatever she wants. Maybe because, i learned from experience on the first child and I kinda expect on how things will go. When I was a first time parent, I didn’t really know what to expect and that’s what stresses me out. Even up to this day, I still get stressed out  and I don’t think that will ever go away but at least I’m a little better than the first time, but still rough on the edges. A work in progress, for sure.

Now let’s move on…..

Today, I’m sharing to you some easy Halloween Pretzel Treats that you can make together with your three year old kid. Since it Halloween, it doesn’t have to be perfect. That’s the best part with Halloween crafts, when you messed up it’s okay. It’s supposed to be scary or spooky.

Things you need :

Pretzel Rods and Pretzel Twist

Wilton’s Chocolate Candy Melt – Orange, Lime Green, White, Black

Googly Eyes candy Sprinkles

Black candy sprinkles

Almond nuts ( they sell in thin slices)

cookie tray

parchment paper


  1. Line your cookie tray with parchment paper, set it on the side. This is for drying your pretzel candies.
  2. Melt the chocolate in the microwave for every 30 seconds until you get the right consistency.
  3. Dip the pretzel one by one and coat it with the chocolate.
  4. Lay it down on the parchment paper, attached the googly eye candy, sprinkles or whatever decoration you want to put on.
  5. Lay it out for a few minutes until the chocolate dried up and then seal it in a Ziploc to store and maintain freshness.

Easy and a fun thing to do with your kid. Olivia was enjoying it the whole time. I was surprise! She is  usually not patient with crafts. I guess she likes doing this one.

Pumpkin Monster


One Eyed Monster


Witch Fingers


Mummies and Green Monsters



There you go, I hope you enjoy this post. Have a great Halloween! Thank you so much for reading.


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  • Reply heidi

    These are so cute and look so easy to make. Pretzels with chocolate on them are so awesome and I love the different flavors. This is the great thing about Halloween, all the things you can do with kids and ofcourse candy.

    October 28, 2016 at 12:08 pm
  • Reply Amber Myers

    These are the best! I need to try and make these. My daughter would be so amused by them.

    October 28, 2016 at 12:47 pm
  • Reply Beth

    I love pretzels! These are the most creative things that I’ve ever seen made with pretzels! Well done!!

    Beth ||

    October 28, 2016 at 1:33 pm
  • Reply Julie Maloney

    These look super fun. Maybe I will have some made for when my kids get home from school Monday. That would be a fun treat!

    October 28, 2016 at 3:23 pm
  • Reply Roxy

    I love chocolate covered pretzels and themed parties! These would be such a hit at the Halloween party I’m attending this weekend!

    October 28, 2016 at 5:44 pm
  • Reply Aish Padihari

    Wow!! What fun! I think my 4 year old will go crazy over these spooky looking pretzels.

    October 28, 2016 at 6:23 pm
  • Reply Sheri @ A Busy Bees Life

    These look lovely. What creative ideas you have come up with for Halloween, plus they look delicious.

    October 28, 2016 at 7:42 pm
  • Reply Janine

    These are awesome. I actually will be making these for a party tomorrow night! Thanks for this so much!

    October 28, 2016 at 11:41 pm
  • Reply Lennae Stubbs

    Oh wow, they look great! What a fantastic idea!

    Lennae xxx

    October 29, 2016 at 1:05 am
  • Reply Dana

    These Halloween pretzels are so cute! I especially love the pretzel rod ones!

    October 29, 2016 at 3:12 pm
  • Reply Valerie

    These are so cute, fun and festive. They look easy too.

    October 29, 2016 at 8:44 pm
  • Reply Divya @ Eat. Teach. Blog.

    The mummies and pumpkin pretzels are incredible! This would be a fun activity to do with kids. I feel like it’d keep them busy for HOURS! Haha 🙂

    October 29, 2016 at 11:35 pm
  • Reply Nora Gouma

    Absolutely such great tips, truly inspiring, the pictures are stunning, I love your blog, thank you for sharing!!!


    October 30, 2016 at 7:55 pm
  • Reply Jemma

    I really love this idea! These looks great for a Halloween party!

    October 31, 2016 at 6:38 am
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you so much Jemma

      November 2, 2016 at 10:44 pm
  • Reply ERICA

    Eeee so much cuteness!! You are so talented. I am so bookmarking this for the future. I love playing with food. 🙂


    November 1, 2016 at 12:22 am
    • Reply April Kus

      thank you so much Erica. I like that 🙂

      November 2, 2016 at 10:42 pm
  • Reply Blair Villanueva

    Hello April, wow you are making us crave with these delights! And I admire your creativeness 🙂 I enjoyed Halloween because of fun foods!

    November 5, 2016 at 3:28 pm
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