Hugs and Kisses treats

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Hugs and Kisses treats

If you spend any amount of time on Pinterest, you have seen these before. They are quick, easy, cute, and pretty much impossible to mess up. (Ahem, wait…I did try to make these once before and I put them in the oven at 350, and the chocolate seized on me…so as long as you follow the directions…they are pretty hard to mess up! But, they still tasted good!)
To make these, you need waffle pretzels, these also work well with the circular or regular pretzels, I just like the look of the waffle pretzels. And, you also need some Hershey’s hugs and/or kisses (the hugs are the white and milk chocolate blend, kisses are plain milk chocolate), and somme m&m’s or smarties. I use the festive ones, or pick out colours according to the season or occasion.
I started by picking out all of the pretzels that were not broken, and spreading them out on a cookie sheet. I would do no more than 20 at a time.

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Then unwrap a bunch of hugs and kisses. Put the kisses and hugs on top of the pretzels…

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Put the cookie sheet in the oven at 200 degrees for about 5 minutes. The hugs and kisses should have just started to droop a little. They need to be soft enough for the m&m’s to push into. If they are not melted enough. pop them in the oven for a few more minutes. You need to work quickly here and add all of the m&m’s before the chocolate starts to harden. This is why it is best to melt no more than 20 at a time.

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Finally, that hardest part for our family is to wait until they cool. In the winter, I pop them outside in the snow for a few minutes.

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Then, enjoy!

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Deeelicious! Btw -I made these ones with a “Christmasy” theme, but you can easily make ones for Valentine’s day using red and pink, green for St. Patrick’s day etc.etc. For most holidays now m&m’s and Smarties make special holiday packs. I bet they would taste great with reeces pieces too….

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One response »

  1. These are the best treats. I made them for one of my meetups and they were gone in seconds. So easy to make (and you’re right, it’s difficult to wait for them to cool) and so easy to eat. 🙂

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