Chocolate Covered Pretzel Owls


1 bag of tiny twists
Ghirardelli chocolate wafers
Mini Chocolate chips
Candy eyes
Golden Yellow royal icing

Royal Icing

Icing Ingredients:

2 egg whites
1 C powder sugar
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
golden yellow  gel food coloring

Icing Directions: 

-Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)
-If icing is  not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.
– Spoon the icing into a bowl.
-Add several drops of golden yellow gel food coloring in the large bowl of icing. Stir well to mix the color.
-Spoon the icing into a pastry bag with a small tip.

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Chocolate Pretzel Directions: 

-Line a cookie sheet with wax paper.
-Using a double boiler place the chocolate wafers in the top pot.  Watch carefully as the chocolate wafers begin to melt.
-When the chocolate wafers have melted dip the pretzels into it.  Immediately after place them on the wax paper lined cookie sheet.
-While the chocolate covered pretzel is still hot add the mini chocolate chips for the ears and the candy eyes for the owl eyes.
-Allow the chocolate covered pretzel to cool.
-Now using the golden yellow icing draw a triangle going over it again to outline the triangle then fill it in with more of the goldenchocolate_covered_pretzel_owls yellow icing.



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