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Christmas Pretzel Hugs Recipe

These Christmas Pretzel Hugs are so easy and festive Christmas candy, so easy the kids can do it!

‘Tis the season for cookies! Whenever we make cookies for our friends and family, I love to include little candies and these Christmas Pretzel Hugs!

These Chocolate Hug Pretzels are perfect to gift to neighbors and friends in pretty mason jars wrapped with some ribbon or in your Christmas cookie bouquets.

It’s such a simple recipe too! The kids have loved helping me make these for years now! 

christmas hug pretzels

How to Make Christmas Pretzel Hugs

I love that you only need 3 ingredients too! 

  • Hershey Hugs,
  • Christmas M&M’s and
  • Pretzels 
On a cookie sheet, lay out a piece of parchment paper. Lay out the pretzels in a single layer. Then top each pretzels with a Hershey’s hug. 

Bake in the 200 degree oven for about 4 minutes. The kisses will still have their shape but they’ll be just on the edge of melting.

As soon as you remove them from the oven, place an M&M in the center of each candy, and push it down to spread out the hug.

Chill your christmas pretzel hugs in the fridge for 30 minutes-1 hour and enjoy!

christmas hug pretzels

christmas hug pretzels

christmas hug pretzels

Looking for another easy Christmas recipe with only 3 ingredients? Check out this Oreo Peppermint Bark! 

Christmas Pretzel Hugs

Christmas Pretzel Hugs

Yield: 60
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour 30 seconds
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes 30 seconds
These Christmas Pretzel Hugs are so easy and festive Christmas candy, so easy the kids can do it!

Ingredients

  • 12 oz bag of Hershey's Hugs
  • 60 Square Snap Pretzels
  • 11 oz bag of red and green M&Ms

Instructions

Preheat your oven to 200 degrees.

Lay a piece of parchment paper on a cookie sheet.

Lay out your pretzels in a single layer. Then, top each pretzel with a Hershey's Hug.

Bake in the 200 degree oven for about 4 minutes.

The kisses will still have their shape but they'll be just on the edge of melting.

As soon as you remove them from the oven, place an M&M in the center of each candy, and push it down to spread out the hug.

Chill pretzel hugs in the fridge for 30 minutes-1 hour and enjoy!

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