Chocolate Drop Pretzels Recipe

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These little bites can be made for any holiday. Bet you can't eat just one!
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  • 1 pound (1 bag) of mini round pretzels
  • 14 ounces (1 bag) of Hershey's Kisses or Hugs
  • 17 3/5 ounces (1 bag) of M&M candies
Container:cookie sheet
5 mins
5 mins
10 mins
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment or waxed paper.
  • Place as many pretzels on the cookie sheet as will fit.
  • Top each with a Hershey's Kiss or Hug. The Hugs chocolates melt faster than Kisses.
  • Place in oven and remove when candy begins to soften just enough to press an M&M candy or decoration into softened candy.
  • Top each with a holiday M&M or decorative candy of choice.
  • Allow to cool completely and then place in freezer for 15 minutes to firm up chocolate.
  • Remove from freezer, place pretzel candies in airtight container and store in freezer until ready to use.
*Any small shaped pretzel can be used, such as square, waffle-shaped or round.

*Serve for any holiday or event by changing the color of the M&M candies to colors consistent with the celebration.
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Chocolate Drop Pretzels Recipe Reviews

chocolate drop pretzels

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"When I make these, the kisses become cloudy after they harden? Any ideas on how to prevent this?"
sassypants User
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"Easy and fun to make. I have made this for the last few years and everyone loves them. If you are looking for an easy recipe that is really yummy give this one a try."
MissyMoo User
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"I made these to freeze for Christmas. I had to hurry and get them in the freezer before the kids and my husband had eaten them all."
greatma User
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"I make these every year for Christmas. The kids love them. I can usually find the round pretzels around Christmas time but have used the mini twist pretzels too. I make half using kisses and half using Rolo candy."
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"Rold Gold makes a small round, buttery waffle pretzel perfect for these. I'm trying candy cane (red & white) kisses too this year! Simple, quick and easy and yummy!"
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"I used the Great Value 'Tiny Twist Pretzels" from Wal-Mart. You can usually find them around the holidays. They work great!"
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"The Great Value 'Tiny Twist" from Wal-Mart work great! You can usually find them around the holidays."
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"I love using mini snicker bars cut in half placed on waffle pretzels, warmed in the oven and I place a pecan half immmediately on top after removing from oven. Very good."
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"Very good, but I couldnt find the roung pretzels. I used the mini twists and put 2 hugs on each."
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"I have found the round pretzels at HyVee. I also use mint M$M's when I make them!!"
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"i ordered the round pretzels online a few years back... now can't find them. Help!"
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