Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Christmas Pretzel Treats

I know many of you probably have done this quick and easy recipe but I thought I would share it anyway....just incase you need reminding of this quick treat. Using different Hershey's Kisses you can get many different festive looks. I only had plain ol' Kisses but I think you get the general idea.

I love making these...everyone loves the combination of the salty with the sweet. They make a great homemade gift from your kitchen. Just put them in a clear cello bag and tie with a cute ribbon.

Christmas Pretzel Treats

Star-shaped pretzels
Hershey's Kiss or Hershey's Hug
M&M's candy

Heat the oven to 170F. Set a number of pretzels (one for each treat) in a single layer on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, then top each pretzel with an unwrapped Hershey's Kiss or Hershey's Hug.

Bake for 4 to 6 minutes (the white chocolate will melt more quickly), until the chocolates feel soft when touched with a wooden spoon. Remove the cookie sheet from the oven and quickly press an M&M's candy into the center of each Kiss.

What's your favorite Christmas cookie? Leave a comment and let me know. On Friday, I would love to have you add your favorite cookie recipe or any other recipe for that matter--to my recipe swap! Play's fun! If you have any questions just ask! Go HERE to read all about it and find out how to play!



Blogger Laura said...

thanks I can do this with my grandsons for a quick fun project!

December 8, 2010 at 3:06 PM  
Blogger Deppen homestead 1862 said...

My kind of snack salt & hershey chocolate!
Perfect for the girl in me, to capture the cravings!
Thanks for sharing!

December 8, 2010 at 3:13 PM  
Blogger The Wife of a Dairyman said...

I love this idea! Where does one find star shaped pretzels??

December 8, 2010 at 3:49 PM  
Blogger Sharon said...

I love these at Christmas. I love the taste of salt and Choc together.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Have a nice day.

December 8, 2010 at 4:03 PM  
Blogger Farmchick said...

They are a seasonal I found mine in our local grocery store. I am sure you can find some in your grocery store or Wal-Mart. :)

December 8, 2010 at 4:04 PM  
Blogger Jessica @BeforeTheDawn said...

That is a nice festive idea! salty crunchy chocolate snacks are my favorite. :)

December 8, 2010 at 4:20 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

I love those. I hope I can find star-shaped pretzels. I haven't ever seen any here. Thanks for sharing. Julie

December 8, 2010 at 4:25 PM  
Blogger Julie Harward said...

I just love them fun to eat! ;D

December 8, 2010 at 6:46 PM  
Blogger Wendi said...

Super cute!

December 8, 2010 at 7:44 PM  
Blogger From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

I have never seen these little gems before. I will make these first thing this weekend, So festive looking.

December 8, 2010 at 7:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Such a cute idea! And simple, too! :) It looks like something that would be ideal for making with kids.

December 8, 2010 at 9:27 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

I love this idea I am going to use this year to give to my neighbors. It is simple and easy! Thanks for sharing! I had not seen it yet

Happy Holidays Kristin

December 9, 2010 at 10:24 AM  
Blogger Nicole said...

Oh that's so funny, I just received some of those in the mail from another blogger friend last week... before that I'd never heard of them.

December 9, 2010 at 3:35 PM  
Blogger Primitives By The Light of The Moon said...

How sweet I've never seen these made before. Thanks for sharing!

December 9, 2010 at 4:00 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

Thanks, I haven't seen this easy to do treat. Also, thanks for stopping by the other day, I always love checking out your blog when I'm not busy. :)
Merry Christmas if I don't get back before then.
Kim in OK

December 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM  
Blogger Beth E. said...

Cookies are the main holiday treat in our home. My three guys love 'em and prefer cookies over anything else. We all have our favorites...mine would probably be homemade gingersnaps. It's a recipe that's been in our family for generations.

December 12, 2010 at 11:02 AM  
Blogger Twisted Fencepost said...

How cute! And a great idea.
Thanks for sharing this!!

January 5, 2011 at 8:04 AM  

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