Pretzel Nut Clusters Three Ways

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We’re always on the lookout for great snack ideas. And the best snacks to munch on, in our opinion, are easy and fun to make but are also bursting with flavor. We recently teamed up with Snack Factory® to create not one, but three exciting nut cluster recipes that feature the crispy saltiness of Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps® along with the sweetness of chocolate and the crunch of some of your favorite nuts. Take a look at all three of our favorite salty-sweet recipes, and best of luck with deciding which one to make first.

Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters

Makes 12 pieces
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Total Time: 25 Minutes

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Ingredients

  • ⅔ Cup almonds
  • 1 Cup dark chocolate
  • 12 Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps® – Original Flavor
  • Sea salt

Directions

  1. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and evenly arrange Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps® “face-side” up on the pan.
  2. Place chocolate in a microwave-safe dish, microwave on high in intervals of 20 seconds, stirring in-between each, until fully melted.
  3. Place a teaspoon of melted chocolate on top of each crisp, top with 4 almonds. Drizzle ½ teaspoon melted chocolate over almonds, top with 3 more almonds and another ½ teaspoon chocolate. Sprinkle each cluster with sea salt. Place sheet pan in refrigerator and chill until firm.

Chocolate Caramel Nut Clusters

Makes 12 pieces
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 25 Minutes

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Ingredients

  • 6 oz caramel candies
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp. heavy cream
  • ⅔ Cup pecan halves
  • ½ Cup dark chocolate
  • 12 Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps® – Original Flavor

Directions

  1. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and evenly arrange crisps “face-side” up on the pan.
  2. In a medium, microwave-safe bowl, combine caramels, butter and heavy cream. Microwave on high for 1 minute, stir and microwave in increments of 30 seconds until completely melted.
  3. Drop a teaspoon of melted caramel on top of each crisp. Top with 4 pecan halves followed by another teaspoon melted caramel.
  4. In a small, microwave-safe dish, add chocolate chips. Microwave on high, in increments of 30 seconds, stirring in between each until completely melted.
  5. Spoon a dollop of melted chocolate onto each cluster. Place in refrigerator until firm for about 15 minutes. Allow to come to room temperature before serving.

Mixed Nuts Clusters

Makes 12 pieces
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes

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Ingredients

  • ⅓ Cup honey
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • ⅛ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ Cup whole almonds
  • ¼ Cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp. salted peanuts
  • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. dried cherries, chopped
  • ¼ Cup dark chocolate
  • 12 Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps® – Original Flavor
  • Sea salt

Directions

  1. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and evenly arrange crisps “face-side” up on the pan.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat honey, coconut oil and salt over medium heat until thickens and turns a deep golden caramel color, about 10 minutes.
  3. Fold in nuts and stir until well coated. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly to thicken.* (Don’t cool too much or the sauce will harden and the nuts will be difficult to scoop.)
  4. Scoop about 1 Tbsp. nut and honey mixture onto each crisp. Place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to harden.
  5. In a small, microwave-safe dish, add chocolate chips. Microwave on high, in increments of 30 seconds, stirring in-between each until completely melted.
  6. Drizzle chocolate over the tops of the hardened nut clusters, sprinkle with sea salt and refrigerate until firm.

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