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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!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookie Alternatives, Holiday Desserts, Pretzel Desserts
Servings: 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.