Inspiration: I first had these little snacks a few years ago when my Mom brought some home from a friend at work who had made them. Then, I ran across them again a few weeks back on The Cooking Photographer and was reminded of how good these little treats are. I had a family cookout coming up and decided to make these as a quick and easy snack to bring along.
What we Loved: These are just a really fun little variation on chocolate covered pretzels. I have always loved snacks like trail mixes or Chex mixes that are both salty and sweet, and that’s the reason that I love these so much. They’re not so much a dessert as a salty, chocolatey snack. Plus, they’re incredibly easy to make, and they travel well. I always love finding snacks that are easy to take along to a party.
Helpful Hints: With all of the different kinds of Hershey Kisses and M&Ms that there are now, you can use any number of different flavor combinations with these. You can also use Rolo candies instead of Hershey Kisses, like The Cooking Photographer did, and there are plenty of other little chocolates/toppings that could be used in place of the kisses or M&Ms. And of course, with M&Ms, you can always coordinate the colors for a holiday or season.
Pretzel, Hershey Kiss, and M&M Bites
Source: From my Mom’s work friend and The Cooking Photographer
1. Place the pretzel squares on a baking sheet, and top each one with a Hershey Kiss.
2. Cook for 3 minutes in a 200 degree oven.
3. Press an M&M into the center of each Hershey Kiss. Refrigerate for approximately 15-20 minutes or until cool.
These are so cute!!!! :)
Eeeekkkkk Carrie nooo not you too! I swear I ate the whole batch.
I just had these last weekend at a campout! They were delicious! I’m so happy I found the recipe online here. Thanks!
I’m so glad that you liked them, Leah!
these look so delicious! a definite favorite of mine, without a doubt. :)
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These are SOOOOO yummmy!I stumbled in here while looking for pretzel squares with Hershey Kisses and M/M’s for a friend in Italy…SO glad she asked for a recipe otherwise I wouldn’t have seen your photos and recipes…yum. Thank you for sharing! I sent a FB request too if that’s ok.
Never mind about the FB request..LOL..I was looking at the wrong page,,duh! LOL. yours came thru a google search..LOL. thank you for posting it tho!!!
So great! I love this recipe. It is amazing! My sis is making them now!
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! I tried them with the new Pretzel M&M’s and it was DOUBLY AMAZING! Thinking of trying a drizzle of caramel or melted peanut butter to make a mock Turtle of sorts. Thank you for sharing!!!
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Love these! Now that it’s Christmas time I make them using the Candy Cane flavored (red/white striped) Hershey Kisses that only come out this time of year, and red/green Christmas M&M’s! They are really pretty and everyone loves them!
My kids and I made them to put in holiday tins for neighbors and family and used tree, star, and bell shaped pretzels. They turned out super cute!
My kisses fall off pretzela any helpful hints
I don’t know if I didn’t push m & m down far enough
Yep, just squish them down further :)