Easy, Festive Chocolate Holiday Pretzels

READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 3 plates


  • 3
    (10 ounce) bags checkerboard or windowpane shaped pretzels
  • 1
    (17 5/8 ounce) bag holiday M&M's plain chocolate candy (red & green)
  • 3
    (13 ounce) bags Hershey's Hugs chocolates
  • 3
    (13 ounce) bags Hershey chocolate kisses


  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees.
  • Open the bags of pretzels and remove all the unbroken pretzels.
  • Place them on waxed paper-lined cookie sheets in a single layer.
  • Unwrap Hugs, place one on each pretzel, repeat for an entire cookie sheet.
  • DO ONLY ONE TYPE OF CANDY PER SHEET, as the Hugs melt much quicker than the Kisses.
  • Repeat using the Hershey Kisses.
  • Place cookie sheet/s in the preheated oven, bake for 4 MINUTES FOR THE SHEET OF pretzels and HUGS, 5-6 minutes for the pretzels and Kisses.
  • Immediately upon removing from the oven, place one M-n-M on top of each pretzel/chocolate.
  • Place cookie sheet in freezer for 8-10 minutes, to allow chocolate to re-set.