These Googly Eye Pretzel Kisses are so easy to make and super adorable. All kids (and adults!) will go crazy for these simple, fun Halloween treats or any time of the year!
There are so many extremely creative, fun Halloween treats out there. I mostly just browse through those recipes because I am not that creative myself. And I consider myself to be a very simple baker.
There's nothing wrong with that, right? I actually enjoy baking very much. But if there is an elaborate recipe, I will mostly always pass on it.
I am not a huge fan of all of the artificial colors and stuff since my kids get so much candy from trick-or-treating. I like finding simple and adorable treats that don't take a lot of time (who has any time these days?)
And truth be told, especially when your kids are younger, they get sooo much (unnecessary) candy this time of year, why should we go make elaborate desserts filled with even more sugar? I really try my best not to overload them with too much sugar and junk but everything in moderation, right?
I thought, why not make a fun twist on my Pretzel Kisses? If you are looking for another yummy Halloween treat, you should make my Chocolate Spiderweb Cookies. Or if you are feeling festive for St. Patrick's Day or just want to celebrate your Irish roots, your will love these Shamrock Pretzels!
If you want something to sip on while snacking on these googly eye pretzel kisses, enjoy my Apple Chai Latte, Low Carb Bulletproof Hot Chocolate or even my Spiked Apple Cider!
Why You Should Make These Googly Eye Pretzel Kisses
They are simple to make, small bite-sized, and adorable. What's not to love about these?
And these are a perfect example of me and my "simple" treats. Not everything has to be over the top and elaborate to be cute and taste delicious. Am I right?
These goggly eyes have thousands of options and my kids love them! These are perfect for the kids' lunch boxes especially when you want to give them a small treat. And let's keep it real here, I am really not THAT creative with treats and such.
This is about how creative I get. And it doesn't mean just because they are simple to make, they can't still be delicious! Don't you just love a sweet and salty treat?
The best part of these is that you can customize them to any way you like them. Use any color Hershey's Kisses or Hugs, you can use other types pretzels...the possibilities are endless. Have some fun and mix it up!
I only found them once but the orange colored Hershey kisses looked adorable when I used them too!
How to Make These Googly Eye Pretzel Kisses
These couldn't be any easier to prepare. Even the kids can handle these on their own (with supervision of course depending on their age).
With just three simple ingredients you can whip these up in no time.
I mean, seriously, aren't these edible googly eyes so cute? They make anything look adorable! You can buy them from Amazon here.
This video shows you just how simple they are!
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Three Ingredient Halloween Ghosts from Butter with a Side of Bread
Spiderweb Chocolate Cookies from Lauren Kelly Nutrition
Boo Bark- Chocolate Halloween Bark from Sally's Baking Addiction
Pumpkin Dark Chocolate Bark from Lauren Kelly Nutrition
Frankenstein Kiwi Pops from Eatingwell.com
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Googly Eye Pretzel Kisses
- Square Pretzel Snaps
- Hershey Kisses or Hugs
- edible Googly Eyes
- Preheat oven to 175 degrees F.
- Place pretzels flat on baking tray. Remove all broken pieces.
- Unwrap hershey kisses and place on top each of the pretzels.*If using Hershey Hugs, they melt faster then plain milk chocolate so adjust the baking time
- Place baking tray in oven for 10 minutes (less for Hugs) until kisses get shiny and soften.
- Immediately remove from the oven, place m & m on top. Place them in refrigerator or freezer to set, about 15 minutes.
how freaking cute are these delicious bites of heaven! thank you for adding to my halloween party dishes, these are amazing!
These were so cute, they are great for fall and my kids absolutely loved them.
My kids love making these at Halloween!
These are so cute and so easy to make! My five year old loved helping. Thanks for sharing!
So happy you and your 5 year old loved them!
Easy and so fun to make! My kids loved them!
Glad you all liked them, Melissa!
How are ahead can I make these?
Hi Jill! They last in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week! Thank you for stopping by.
It would be helpful if this recipe was complete. Are you using edible googly eyes, regular? Also, I noticed a typo which drives me nuts. I'm assuming you meant over bake not overtake?
Hello Jen. I edited to say that they are edible google eyes. As for the typo, so sorry, I am human and we all make mistakes, right? Thanks for catching that, I changed it to overbake! Have a great day.
How long do you put them in the oven for?
Hi there! 175 degrees for about 10 minutes. Thank you!
Made these for my daughter’s class! They are cute and taste so good!
I am so happy to hear that, Jess! Thank you!
These are the perfect Halloween treat!