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Looking for Pretzel Rods

AlanaP Nov 28, 2009 06:23 PM

I am looking to make chocolate caramel covered pretzels (similar to the ones you can get at Starbucks) but I'm having a hard time finding the longer, thicker pretzel rods, around 6 inches long. Any idea where I could find them? Co-op and Superstore don't appear to carry anything bigger than the skinny little guys.


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  1. sweeterpea RE: AlanaP Nov 29, 2009 05:54 AM

    You could try Costco, Zellers or Walmart. Seems to me I saw big pretzel rods or shapes in a jar at Costco a little while ago -- I could be wrong as I wasn't specifically looking for them, but I remember big pretzel items that were jarred. Hope this helps.

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      Miss_Scarlett RE: AlanaP Dec 5, 2009 10:53 AM

      Does anyone have any new input on this one? I've been to the Italian centre, Army & Navy, K&K foodliner, Superstore, Safeway and Save-On Foods and have yet to find anything resembling pretzel rods!! I have found many online, alas it's too late for that this year....


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      1. re: Miss_Scarlett
        howlin RE: Miss_Scarlett Dec 5, 2009 11:15 AM

        i seem to recall gunthers bakery on 17 ave se had some

      2. sharonanne RE: AlanaP Dec 5, 2009 02:36 PM

        I just saw some at the Chinese market in the mall on 16th ave and Centre St N. The market used to be called Jay's but I can never remember the new name. There is only 1 in that mall, we were looking at the Pocky but noticed the pretzel rods beside them on the shevles at the cashier end of the snacks aisle. Other Asian markets like T&T might have a larger selection.

        The persimmons and Chinese mandarins are dirt cheap there today.

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          Miss_Scarlett RE: AlanaP Dec 13, 2009 10:47 AM

          I found some in Edmonton!! After trolling a good many (12 or so?) stores, I finally found the rods at Carol's Quality Sweets ( at High Street), when I was going to get some caramel.


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          1. re: Miss_Scarlett
            raidar RE: Miss_Scarlett Dec 13, 2009 10:53 AM

            There is a big selection of pretzels, including rods, at Bulk Barn in Edmonton if that is an option to you.

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