Hershey Kisses and Pretzels

My friend Pat came to visit me the other day and I was planning on putting her to work to dip all of those Oreo truffles with me.  Well, I ended up finishing up before she arrived so instead she taught me a new treat that I thought I’d share here – Hershey’s kisses in pretzels.

Easy.

So easy.

Too easy – I can see these becoming a terrible addiction.

You will need:

  • mini pretzels – ideally round ones, but any will work
  • Hershey’s kisses
  • M&M’s (these could be swapped out for dried cranberry, pecans etc)

Preheat your oven to 200 degrees fahrenheit.

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and spread out your pretzels on it.

Pats chocolate pretzels 1

Unwrap your Hershey’s kisses and place one in the middle of each pretzel.

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Place in the preheated oven for approximately 2 minutes – until the chocolate has just begun to melt.

Pats chocolate pretzels 4

 

Press an M&M into the top of the chocolate and set in the fridge to cool (and harden).

Pats chocolate pretzels 6

They won’t last long enough to put them on a decorative plate – I just did this to get a photo of them before they were devoured.

I never used to be a salty-sweet girl, but that’s definitely changed with these bad boys.

A different version, that I may have shown on the blog before, but is certainly worth eating again – I mean revisiting – is with Rolos and pecan halves.

Same process, but I used the twisted mini pretzels instead of round… I think it helps keep the caramel and chocolate from drooling through.

When the chocolate is soft, press in your pecan halves.

 

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This image is just short of 4 rolls of Rolos – so these are dangerously deceptive.  You think you’re eating a small treat, but they add up very quickly!

Pat's Chocolate pretzels 83

Thank you so much Pat for this recipe and for your help!

 

Have a great one!

Joke: "I need to talk to you is the one sentence in the english language that has the power to make you remember every bad thing you've ever done in your life"

 

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2016-07-04T11:39:36-04:00February 19th, 2015|GIFT IDEAS, RECIPES|2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Jennifer Slay February 19, 2015 at 11:27 am - Reply

    You had me when you said add cranberries. Now I have to try!

    • Shelly @ 100Things2Do.ca February 20, 2015 at 9:12 am - Reply

      You’ll have to sneak out while the boys are at school – this will fix that chocolate craving! Thanks for reading!

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