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Hot Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Bites

These Hot Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Bites take everyone's favorite sweet and salty flavor combination and give is some holiday cheer!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookie Alternatives, Holiday Desserts, Pretzel Desserts
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 25 minutes
Makes: 24 pretzel bites
Author: Sues


  • 48 mini pretzels
  • 72 mini marshmallows
  • 8 oz. chocolate candy melts or chocolate chips (or candy melt flavor of your choice)
  • 3 oz. crushed candy canes


  • Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Place half of the pretzels on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  • Place 3 mini marshmallows on top of each pretzel and bake for 3-4 minutes, until marshmallows are getting melty.
  • Remove from oven and press remaining pretzels on top of marshmallows to create little sandwiches.
  • Place baking sheet in fridge until pretzels are completely cooled.
  • Melt candy melts in candy melting pot or in microwave according to package directions.
  • Dip each pretzel sandwich in melted candy until half is covered in chocolate.
  • Put Peppermint Crunch or crushed candy canes in a bowl and dip chocolate-covered pretzels in peppermint and place back on baking sheet.
  • Let pretzels sit at room temperature until chocolate is completely hardened.
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