Monday, October 21, 2013

S'mores Pretzel Bites

Coming to you from the archives of summer. During the construction and the move, it seems this post has gotten itself a little lost. And even though many of you may consider s'mores a delicious summer time treat, this recipe here shows you that you can enjoy them all winter long from the warmth of your kitchen. On a chilly, fall night, invite your friends over to reminisce about the great summer you just had and serve these little bites as a snack to remember all the great times you shared.

Recipe yields 35 treats

70 small pretzels
105 mini marshmallows
105 semi-sweet chocolate chips
8 oz semi-sweet chocolate chunks or bar
1 tsp canola oil
Chocolate sprinkles, for decoration

Preheat the oven to 425F degrees. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and arrange 35 pretzels.

Top the pretzels with 3 marshmallows and 3 chocolate chips each.

Carefully move the tray to the oven and bake for 6 minutes until the marshmallows and chocolate chips melt.

Once you remove from the oven, top each with a second pretzel to make a sandwich. Set aside and let cool for about one hour.

Set a medium glass bowl over a simmering pot of water. Add your chocolate chunks or break up the chocolate bar and add it to the bowl along with the canola oil. Allow to sit until the chocolate melts.

For each pretzel s'more, dip half way in the melted chocolate and place on a piece of wax paper. Sprinkle with the chocolate sprinkles. Repeat until all pretzel s'mores are coated.

Refrigerate until the chocolate has hardened (if you can restrain yourself that long). Enjoy!