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Forty Days of Crafts: “Fishers of Men” Chocolate Pretzel Fishing Nets

Suggested reading: Brother Giovanni's Little Reward
Suggested reading: Brother Giovanni’s Little Reward

“Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”
— Matthew 4:19b (KJV)

Enjoy a delicious snack — and an opportunity to talk with your children about Jesus’ call to discipleship — with these chocolate pretzel “fishing nets.”


  • M&M’s
  • Chocolate chips
  • Pretzel squares

Step 1: Melt chocolate chips in a bowl.

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Step 2: Use a spoon put a dab of chocolate in the center of the pretzel.


Step 3: While the chocolate is still soft, press an M&M “fish” into the center.


Step 4: Wait for the chocolate to cool and harden.


Step 5: ENJOY!

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