Salty-sweet Christmas pretzel hugs treats are quick and easy to make with just 3 ingredients: square pretzels, M&Ms, and Hershey’s Hugs.
For more easy 3-ingredient Christmas desserts try our crockpot candy and peppermint bark muddy buddies!
It’s such a lifesaver to have quick and easy recipes available for the holidays. Not only are they great for when you have company coming over on short notice, but they are also perfect for when your kids need a treat for school and didn’t tell you until the last minute.
These Christmas Pretzels Hugs will be one of your go-to Christmas treats.
With only three ingredients, you can throw these adorable treats together in less than 15 minutes.
For more festive holiday pretzel bite ideas try these Christmas caramel pretzel bites and these fun Grinch pretzel bites. So yummy!
Your older kids can even make these on their own. That’s how simple this recipe is. If your kids are old enough to use the oven, they can make these Christmas Pretzel Hugs.
Another plus is that this recipe makes a lot. You’ll end up with sixty. If you need more than that just double the recipe.
These make perfect gifts. You can put them in a cute tin or treat bag for a gift for coworkers or neighbors. It’s something that’s homemade and from the heart, but took just a few minutes to make. You’ll love being able to make treats for everyone on your list without spending the entire day doing it.
If you’re looking for an easy, quick, delicious recipe for the holidays, these 3-ingredient Christmas pretzel hugs will be perfect.
Christmas Pretzel Hugs Ingredients
- 12 oz bag of Hershey’s Hugs
- 60 Square Snap Pretzels
- 11 oz bag of red and green M&Ms
Making Christmas Pretzel Hugs
Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Lay pretzels on cookie sheet in a single layer.
Top each pretzel with a Hershey’s Hug. Bake until the kisses are on the verge of melting but still have their shape (about 4 minutes). Once removed from oven, immediately place an M&M in the center of each and push it down to spread out the hug.
Allow to set before serving. They should take 30-60 minutes to set at room temperature, or about 10-15 minutes if placed in the refrigerator.
That’s it – a super simple recipe! I hope that you enjoyed this quick and easy Christmas Pretzel Hugs recipe and that you and your family have a very happy holiday!
Have leftover M&Ms candies? Use them to make Christmas cookie bars, saltine toffee, or snowball cookies!
More easy Christmas recipes:
- Christmas Tree Treats
- Grinch Punch (kid-friendly!)
- Santa Hat Cupcakes
- Microwave Nut Bittle
- Chocolate Covered Honeycomb
- Candy Cane Suckers
- Reindeer Bark
Christmas Pretzel Hugs
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- 12 ounce bag of Hershey's Hugs
- 60 square snap pretzels
- 11 ounce bag of red and green chocolate candies
- Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
- Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Lay pretzels on cookie sheet in a single layer.
- Top each pretzel with a Hershey's Hug.
- Bake until the kisses are on the verge of melting but still have their shape (about 4 minutes).
- Once removed from oven, immediately place an M&M in the center of each and push it down to spread out the hug.
- Allow to set before serving. They should take 30-60 minutes to set at room temperature, or about 10-15 minutes if placed in the refrigerator.
The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by a third party and intended to serve as an estimate only. The accuracy of nutritional information is not guaranteed.
melvin t bowes jr says
christine ann robbins says
Great quick and easy fun recipes to do with the grandchildren.
Ann Ladd says
These are so pretty & delicious!!