Chocolate Pretzel Pumpkin Candies

Chocolate Pretzel and Pumpkin Candies

I love to make variations on simple recipes.  I am in love with the candies that are made by melting either hugs or kisses on top of pretzels and smashing them down with either a candy or a nut.  I have already publishes three variations on this recipe, but I had to do just one more.  You can find the versions with candy corn, marshmallow gummy eyeballs, and rolos with pecans elsewhere on this site. One day, while I was at my local grocer, I saw that they had the cutest little candy pumpkins.  I have a confession.  I am […]

chocolate pretzel eyeball candies

Chocolate Pretzel and Eyeball Candies

I previously posted about the candies that are made from candy corn, hugs, and pretzels.   These are very easy and tasty, too.  They might even impress your friends.  The next obvious choice would be to make them with some Reese’s Pieces on top and that would be good, but we wanted to switch things up a bit and try some more unusual toppings for our pretzel based candies. We started with Hershey Kisses.  An observation that we made is that the kisses don’t seem to melt as smoothly as the hugs.  In fact, some of the kisses seemed to almost […]