Yuletide Twisters...Low Fat + Exchanges
Serves: 10 (8 pretzels, each)
1 pkg. (6 oz.) premier white baking bars
4 tsp. fat-free (skim) milk
4 tsp. light corn syrup
8 oz. reduced-salt pretzels (about 80)
Cookie decorations, colored sugar or chocolate sprinkles
Line baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside. Melt baking bars in a small saucepan
over very low heat or double-boiler, stirring constantly. Stir in milk and corn syrup. Do not remove from heat. Holding pretzel with a fork, dip 1 side of each pretzel into melted mixture to coat. Place coated side up, on prepared baking sheet; immediately sprinkle with desired decorations. Refrigerate until firm, 15-20 minutes.
Substitute semisweet chocolate chips for white baking bars.
CARAMEL DIPPITY DO’S:
Makes 8 servings (about 2T., each)
Heat 1 c. nonfat caramel sauce and 1/3 c. finely chopped pecans in small saucepan until warm. Pour into small serving bowl. Serve with pretzels for dipping.
CHOCOLATE DIPPITY DO’S:
Makes 8 servings (about 2 T., each)
Heat 1 c. nonfat hot fudge sauce and 1/3 c. finely chopped pecans or walnuts in small saucepan until warm. Pour into small serving bowl. Serve with pretzels for dipping.
1 serving (8 pretzels + 2 T. sauce) equals: 196 calories…7 gm fat (4 gm saturated)…30 gm carbohydrate…4 mg cholesterol…3 gm protein…386 mg sodium ++++ Exchanges: 2 starch…1 fat