Quick an Easy Aunt Bobby's Chocolate Covered Pretzels
6 oz. coating chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips
Desired amount of pretzels for dipping1 tbsp. shortening
Place chocolate in top of double boiler over hot, not boiling, water. Add shortening. Stir until mixture begins to melt. Remove from heat and stir until completely melted.
Coatings dip best at 85 degrees. Dip each pretzel in coating Aunt Bobby only dipped half the pretzel. Remove with tongs and lay on baking sheets lined with waxed paper. Chill, uncovered, until coating is set. Stack and store in airtight containers. Makes 4 to 5 dozen.