Pretzel Rolo Bites


Pretzel Rolo bites are easy to make and hard to resist. This sweet and salty snack is the perfect spring treat for parties, birthdays, and of course, Easter.

Closeup shot of pretzel Rolo bites stacked atop one another

Chocolate and caramel are both classic pairings with pretzels, and these bites take full advantage of that. I love to make these for fun snacks during the spring, and I always bring a big plate of them to our Easter gatherings.

Why You'll Love This Recipe

  • It only uses three simple ingredients.
  • It's super easy to make.
  • It's sweet, salty, and always a favorite.

Top Tip

Work quickly when adding the second pretzel to these treats so that the Rolos are still hot and melty when you press the top pretzel onto them.

Overhead shot of pretzel Rolo bites on plate


It only takes three - T-H-R-E-E - ingredients to make this recipe. See the recipe card at the end of the post for exact quantities.

  • Pretzels
  • Rolos
  • Sprinkles of your choice
Individual pretzel bite ingredients in bowls on table


Making this recipe is as easy as it gets. You'll be in and out of the kitchen in no time. The highlights are below, but you can find the complete instructions in the recipe card at the end of the post.

1: Place pretzels on a baking sheet and top with a Rolo. Bake at 300 until the Rolos begin to melt.

Pretzels topped with a Rolo on baking sheet.

2: Immediately place a second pretzel on top fo the melted Rolo to create a Rolo pretzel sandwich.

Overhead shot of hand pressing pretzel into melted Rolos on baking sheet

3: Decorate with fun spring sprinkles.

Overhead shot of baking sheet full of pretzel Rolo bites.

Substitutions and Variations

  • Use chocolate squares in place of Rolos for a pure chocolate version.
  • Change the sprinkles to suit any season or holiday.


  • Baking sheet
Closeup shot of plateful of pretzel Rolo bites


Room Temperature: Store these for up to a week in an air-tight container.

Refrigerator: Store these for up to 2 weeks in an air-tight container.

Freezer: Store in an air-tight, freezer-safe container for up to 3 months.

What to Serve with Pretzel Bites

These sweet and salty bites are delicious when served alone as a snack or as part of a snack mix. They're a great addition to a larger dessert spread at holiday gatherings or parties, as well.


  • Don't overbake these bites. Leave them in the oven just long enough for the Rolos to begin melting.
  • Work fast, placing another pretzel on top of the Rolos while they're still hot and melty.
Closeup shot of pretzel Rolo bites stacked atop one another on parchment paper


Why is sweet and salty so good?

Salt is a flavor enhancer, and when combined with sweet flavors, it creates a layered flavor effect that actually causes a biological response in the brain.

What are Rolos made of?

Rolos are conical chocolate candies with a caramel center.

When were chocolate and pretzels invented?

Now one knows exactly when or where chocolate and pretzels were combined, but some historic records indicated that chocolate covered pretzels were invented in Hamburg, Germany in 1544.

Closeup shot of bowlful of pretzel Rolo bites

Other Sweet Treats

Yield: 24 bites

Pretzel Rolo Bites

Pretzel Rolo Bites

Pretzel Rolo bites are sweet, salty, and delicious. These easy, sweet, and savory treats come together in a flash, and everyone loves them.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Additional Time 1 minute
Total Time 9 minutes


  • 48 pretzels
  • 24 rolos
  • Sprinkles of your choice


  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF.
  2. Place pretzels on a baking sheet with a Rolo on each.
  3. Bake for 3 minutes.
  4. When removed from the oven, immediately push another pretzel onto each Rolo, creating a little sandwich.
  5. Decorate with sprinkles of your choice. 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 247Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 1mgSodium 714mgCarbohydrates 50gFiber 2gSugar 5gProtein 6g

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