chocolate pretzel bites*

So - today is going to be Thanksgiving for my little family. We actually celebrated last Sunday with my in-laws, and then Landon and I went to Chuck-A-Rama for Thanksgiving since we both worked. It actually worked out really well, because we get Thanksgiving 3 times in one week! And I'm not even sick of it. So even though I'm a little late, I am going to post an amazing recipe for stuffing that we are going to have for dinner tonight!

Question. Why do they call stuffing 'dressing'? And Miracle Whip 'salad dressing'? I am confused by all of this, and when people call these things by their alternate names I am picturing Ranch for both items. Is anyone with me??

So, in case you are wondering where I have been for what seems like forever, well - I was kitchenless for the majority of this week and last. You see, my house was tore up from the floor up - literally! We went on "vacation" a couple of weeks back, and that started a whole slew of projects. The husband and I really have a hard time relaxing, so we spent the majority of our vacation painting our house. Which led to days of painting/2-toning/touching up. This led to us wanting to get our hardwood floors redone - which led to everything crammed into the kitchen while the 3-day floor refinishing project begun. This led to our house being unlivable there for a couple of days - man, that stain is STRONG! And the projects continue on. Today my hubs and father-in-law are putting up new baseboards, while my 'Thanksgiving' dinner is cooking away. Whew, it makes me tired just thinking of our last few weeks. I will post pics when the transformation is complete!

These cute little chocolate pretzel bites I found on Pinterest, and naturally was dying to try. *WARNING* do not leave in the oven for more than 1.5 minutes. I am being serious right now. The first batch I made I left in for about 3-4 minutes, and the chocolate hardened right up and fell all apart. It was a sad moment. Seriously, 1.5 minutes MAX and you are good to go!

On the picture on Pinterest they used round pretzels. I am probably just blind, but I couldn't find them anywhere. So I settled on normal pretzels, and although they didn't look as perfect, they still turned out cute, and most importantly YUMMY!


Chocolate Pretzel Bites
as seen on Pinterest

1 bag pretzels (round if you can find them)
1 bag Hershey's Kisses - milk chocolate
1 bag M&M's

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. On a cookie sheet, lay out the pretzels. Unwrap the Hershey's Kisses, and place one in the center of each pretzel.


Place in the oven for 45 seconds - 1.5 minutes. Do not overbake! Take out of oven and immediately place an M&M in the center of each Kiss. Let cool completely before digging in! If you are impatient like me, place in the fridge for about 15 minutes, then you won't have to wait so long :).



Enjoy!

-alyssa*

1 comments:

Aimee said...
December 2, 2011 at 8:11 AM

These seriously look so yummy and easy. My mom posted these on our blog a while back but didn't take pictures. So I'll need to make these cause they are so stinkin cute!

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