The first time I made this was when I was in college. It was first year that baker’s man and I were together. I wanted to impress him with my domestic skills, but I wasn’t really good at cake decorating. Instead of the usual way to decorate, I used a bag of m&m’s and some jelly candies that we had on hand to decorate a pan of brownies. It was a tradition early in our marriage, but after we had kids, we eventually switched to making mud for Halloween dessert.
The name of this post sounds like the headline from a tabloid. Candy Corn was seen hugging Pretzel. “Who knew that someone so sweet would melt for someone so tough and salty?” It sounds like a good start, right? I didn’t really know what to call this recipe, but as I was thinking about the ingredients, candy corn, hugs, and pretzels, I settled upon the headline above. The idea dates back to last Christmas when a friend from work made the cutest candies. They were made from pretzels, topped with peppermint kisses that had been melted and topped with plain […]