Sometimes you need a quick dessert to whip up for that last empty bit of table space at a party. That's where these come in. I know you may be tempted to set a bowl of peanuts in that space, or maybe a bag of m&ms. Stop right there. Make these. They're salty, sweet and bite-sized (read: perfection). I've seen them on a few other blogs recently, so obviously I'm not the only one who loves these. Next time I may try them with the caramel filled Hershey's Kisses. You can't go wrong!
M&M Pretzel Hugs
1 bag Hershey's Hugs
1 10oz bag plain Pretzel Snaps (this will be about three times as many pretzels as you'll need for one batch)
1 bag M&Ms
Preheat oven to 175 degrees farhenheit. Line a sheet pan with tin foil. Arrange pretzels on tray, leaving about a centimeter between them. This should still give you enough space to fit enough pretzels to use up all of the Hershey's Hugs on one pan. Unwrap the Hershey's hugs and place one on the center of each of the pretzels. Place in the oven for three minutes. The hugs will melt quickly, so don't walk away. Keep an eye on them. You want them to still have their shape, but be melted enough on the inside that you can press an M&M into each one. Remove from oven and place an M&M gently on the top of each hug, pressing down slightly. Allow to cool to room temperature, then remove from pan. If you want to speed up this process throw the tray in the fridge for 15 minutes. Allowing them to cool ensures that the hugs won't stick together on the sheet.