Sugar Swings! Serve Some: Narwhal and Unicorn Sweet & Salty Pretzel Snacks

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Narwhal and Unicorn Sweet & Salty Pretzel Snacks


Narwhal versus Unicorns!! Which would you choose?

I know the popular choice would be unicorns. Duh, they are like everywhere.  Those awesome unicorn cakes are on all my social feeds.  I can't get away from them. But I don't want to - they are so cute and creative, love them all!


BUT I am probably leaning toward the narwhal - aka unicorn of the sea

Whales with unicorn horns.  What's not to love?  It's like a long lost cousin - you don't really look alike except for that one weird family trait that gets passed along.  And bonus - they are real! As much as I love unicorn stuff, they are unfortunately not real.  Sorry to burst any bubbles out there.


And my unicorns and narwhals are pretty easy to make.  They start with a candy melt/wafer on top of a pretzel square. 

Their horns are candy coated sunflower seeds (which are one of my favorite pseudo candies to decorate with!)


And I know my narwhals look a bit like fish with party hats AND the unicorns look like girls with curly rainbow hair but please let's suspend judgement and play along!


And BTW both are fun sweet and salty treats!
But which would you choose??


And happy almost Saint Patrick's Day! I've been away from my fam all week on a work trip so instead of celebrating out at the parades - I'll toast to all that is green and Irish from the comfort of my cozy couch snuggling my 3 kiddos and hubby!! Miss them!

Narwhal and Unicorn Pretzel Snacks
Ingredients
  • 24 pretzel squares
  • 18 light blue candy wafers plus 1/4 additional blue candy wafers
  • 12 vanilla/white candy wafers 1/4 additional white candy wafers
  • 12 white candy coated sunflower seeds
  • 12 pink candy coated sunflower seeds
  • Rainbow sprinkles
  • Rainbow candy curls (or use other rainbow sprinkles)
  • 24 white confetti sprinkles (for unicorn ears)
  • Pink edible food marker
  • Black edible food marker
Instructions:
For Unicorns:
  1. Melt white wafers in a microwave safe bowl and add to a freezer bag.  Snip an end and attach white wafer to pretzel square.  
  2. Pipe more melted candy over edges of wafer and attach rainbow candy curls as mane.
  3. Pipe more melted candy and attach pink candy coated sunflower seed as horn. 
  4. Pipe more melted candy and white confetti sprinkles as ears.
  5. Add additional detail (eyes, nose, rosy cheeks, ear color, stripes on horn) with edible writers.
For Narwhals:
  1. Melt blue wafers in a microwave safe bowl and add to a freezer bag.  Snip an end and attach blue wafer to pretzel square.  
  2. Cut blue wafer into quarters and use 1/4 as narwhal tail.  Attach with more melted blue candy.
  3. Add some melted candy on top of tail and sprinkle with rainbow sprinkles.
  4. Pipe more melted candy and attach white candy coated sunflower seed as horn.
  5. Before candy dries add sprinkle with rainbow sprinkles around horn.
  6. Add additional detail (eyes, nose, rosy cheeks, stripes on horn) with edible writers.
Prep time: 45 minutes Yield: about 24 pretzel snacks

2 comments :

  1. Could these be any more awesome?! I think not! I am in love!! Narwhals and unicorns living in harmony...until I eat them. Ha! You rocked this one girl!

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    1. thanks Sammi!! My kiddos liked this one too!

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