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Every food blogger needs to stay ahead of the curve and post recipes that our readers will need in the coming weeks or months.  I’m sure if you’re a food lover like me, you’ve been seeing Valentine’s Day inspired recipes on Pinterest and other blogs for a few weeks or at least a month now.  I’m a little behind with this recipe post in comparison to some other bloggers, but I can justify it by its ease.


I’ve seen recipes like this for years; and for every season.  But, it wasn’t until John.e and I took my daughter to Hershey, Pennsylvania last summer, to visit Hershey Park, that I realized something rather important.  I don’t care for Hershey chocolate in it’s natural state – meaning that I can’t unwrap a Hershey chocolate bar or peel the foil off of a Hershey Kiss and pop it into my mouth.  I don’t like Hershey chocolate like that.  (I’m a Cadbury fan.)  But, Dear Reader, if the Hershey chocolate is baked into something, like a cookie, or combined with something, like these little pretzels, then game on!  I can eat until I literally get sick.  (Never happened!)


I love how easy and cute these are; you only need three ingredients and 4 minutes.  There’s no need for a mixing bowl or dirtying up a bunch of dishes.  A simple baking sheet is all you need.  And if you’re smart, line that baking sheet with parchment paper, and you’ve just eliminated the clean up!


I hope you enjoy these little treats as much as I did, and have fun making them.  Get the kids involved – there’s nothing better than having kids in the kitchen.  I make sure every time my daughter visits, we spend some time together cooking and baking.  Those are memories that will last a lifetime!

Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Reader!


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Valentine's Hershey Pretzel Kisses

Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24
Author Lord Byron's Kitchen


  • 24 square pretzels
  • 24 Hershey's Chocolate Kisses
  • 24 pink and red Smarties or M&Ms


  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Arrange the square pretzels evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Unwrap each Hershey Kiss and place one on in the centre of each pretzel.
  • Place the baking sheet in the oven on the middle rack for exactly 4 minutes.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and immediately place a pink or red Smartie or M&M in the centre of the chocolate kiss. Slightly press the candy into the chocolate.
  • Allow the chocolate to cool completely before transferring to a bowl or a cellophane bag.


Valentine's Hershey Pretzel Kisses

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