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Chocolate Covered Pretzel Owl Candy

Servings 48 owl candies


  • 48 mini pretzels
  • 2 cups of dark chocolate candy disks or good quality chopped chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips - see tips below
  • 96 medium-sized googly eyes
  • 48 candy coated sunflower seeds
  • mini chocolate chips
  • If you don't have good quality chocolate candy disks, use 2 cups of good quality chocolate or semisweet chocolate morsels. Add 1-2 teaspoons of coconut oil, butter or vegetable shortening to the chocolate. Melt carefully in the microwave or in a double boiler over low heat.


  • Melt chocolate candy disks according to manufacturer's instructions. (Or use good quality chopped chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate. (See above.)
  • Dip pretzels in melted chocolate and shake off excess.
  • Place on parchment or waxed paper lined cookie sheet.
  • Allow chocolate to harden. Set aside.
  • Fill a snack size bag with warm melted chocolate and seal the bag. (may need to reheat chocolate first.)
  • Snip a very tiny corner of the bag, and use as a pastry bag.
  • Squeeze chocolate out of the snipped corner of bag, and fill top two holes of the pretzel. Leave the bottom hole empty.
  • Press candy eyes onto warm melted chocolate.
  • Squeeze a small amount of melted chocolate between candy eyes.
  • Press candy coated sunflower seed, point down, in between eyes.
  • Squeeze two dots of melted chocolate above eyes.
  • Press one mini chocolate chip above each eye.
  • ENJOY!!!