I consider myself pretty crafty. I mean I’ve been scrapbooking and card making for years, I’m a frequent Michaels shopper, and I even took a Wilton cake decorating class a couple years ago. However, when I set out to create some amazing themed snacks using only the best ingredients- fondants, frostings, decorative icings, sprinkles, and Snyder’s Pretzels – I figured I’d create some fun treats that would be worthy of their own Martha Stewart Living cover. I was wrong. My genius completely failed me- my peep ghosts on pretzel rods drooped, and my chocolate covered harvest pretzels mysteriously disappeared (I wonder where they went? ;)). However, Shawn and Juliet had a blast creating their own fall themed creations.

It was hard to resist eating all the pretzels while making our treats. I have to admit, the Honey Braided Twists were gone long before the sinfully delicious CakeMate frosting made its way out its convenient packaging. Snyder’s Pretzels have a distinct place in my childhood memories – they were (and are) my grandpa’s favorites, and now they’re also mine. There’s nothing like munching on some Snyder’s while studying, watching a movie, or on a car trip.

Anyways, here are the treats that we created:

Me and Jules decided to make our own mini haunted houses out of Snyder’s Pretzels and frosting – in fact we turned it into a bit of a competition – tell me which house you liked best!

This is mine, I loved using sprinkles and frosting to color the windows, and adding the little sprinkle ghosts and bats – it was so fun and cute!

And here’s Jule’s – she added a whole graveyard element to it!

Making treats like these are super duper easy, I loved looking at Snyder’s pinterest board for inspiration. They have so many brilliant (and easy) pretzel treat ideas on there!

Want to try and make your own pretzel treats? The kind folks over at Snyder’s are offering to give one NYC Talon reader their very own box ‘o treats – just like I received!

Here’s what the winner can expect to receive:

Snyder’s of Hanover Snaps

Snyder’s of Hanover Minis

Snyder’s of Hanover Gluten Free Sticks

Snyder’s of Hanover Rods

Snyder’s of Hanover Honey Wheat Braided Twists

Cake Mate Bakery Icing – White, Orange & Black
Cake Mate Writing Icing Halloween
Cake Mate Tips
CM Halloween 4 Cell Jar
CM Fondant – Primary & Bold
CM Gel – Orange, Black, White, Red
CM Halloween Decors – Monster Mix, Ghoul Mix, Harvest Sprinkle

So, as usual, click the image below to head over to the rafflecopter form (if you don’t see it then scroll down) – and enter to win! This FLASH giveaway ends on the 24th at midnight, and the winner must respond within 24 hours!

*US 18+ only! I received a pretzel pack in order to write this post, no other compensation was received. The opinions expressed here belong to The NYC Talon, and are not influenced in any way (for more info see the PR page above).

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6 Comments

  1. Racheal
    October 23, 2012 / 10:29 pm

    Love the pretzel Haunted House! please enter me to win.

  2. april vogel
    October 24, 2012 / 5:25 pm

    love all creative ideas for the pretzels

  3. Beverly M
    October 25, 2012 / 3:12 am

    Love this contest, because I love cooking and pretzels. Thanks!

  4. Julie
    October 25, 2012 / 6:59 pm

    rafflecopter isn’t working so won’t be able to see the winner’s name 🙂 thanks

    • October 27, 2012 / 1:52 pm

      looking into it right now 🙂

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