Chocolate Matchsticks Recipe

My childhood friend Cynthia Stuart introduced me to this quintessential salty-sweet combination many years ago, but I have to admit I consider this rendition pure genius! Just see how cool they look!

By Sally Sampson from readersdigest.com

Chocolate Matchsticks RecipePhotograph by Carl TremblayChocolate Matchsticks Recipe

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 15 pretzel thins (about 1⁄2 ounce)

    How to make it 

  • 1

    Place the chocolate morsels on a small plate and microwave for 10 seconds. Stir.

  • 2

    Continue microwaving until the chocolate has melted, about 40 seconds.

  • 3

    Take 1 pretzel stick and dip the end in the chocolate. Dip again. Continue with all the pretzels. If there is any chocolate remaining, keep dipping the pretzels until the chocolate has been used up and the tips are well coated. Serve immediately or set aside at room temperature for up to 4 hours.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 100
  • Calories from Fat: 27
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 192mg
  • Carbs: 17.2g
  • Protein: 2.1g
  • Fiber: 1.1g

Sally Sampson, is the author of the 100-Calorie Snack Cookbook. Also, see 5 Healthy Snack Recipes for 100 Calories, for more guilt-free ideas that are quick and easy to make.

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