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       Title: Jingle Bells Chocolate Pretzels
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 24 servings
  
       1 c  Semi-sweet chocolate chips
       1 c  Hershey’s premier white
            -chips
            ; divided
       1 tb Plus 1/2 teaspoon shortening
            = (do not use butter or
            -margarine
            = or oil); divided
      24    Salted or unsalted pretzels
            = (3x2 inches)
  
   Recipe by: ww.hersheys.com
       Cover tray with wax paper. In medium microwave-safe
   bowl, place chocolate chips, 2/3 cup vanilla milk chips and
   1 tablespoon shortening. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute;
   stir. Microwave at HIGH additional 1 to 2 minutes, stirring
   every 30 seconds, until chips are melted when stirred; with
   whisk, stir vigorously until smooth. With fork, dip each
   pretzel into chocolate mixture; tap fork on side of bowl to
   remove excess chocolate. Place coated pretzels on prepared
   tray.
       In small microwave-safe bowl, place remaining 1/3 cup
   vanilla milk chips and remaining 1/2 teaspoon shortening.
   Microwave at HIGH (100%) 15 to 30 seconds or until chips
   are melted when stirred with whisk; using tines of fork,
   drizzle across pretzels. Refrigerate until chocolate is
   set. Store in airtight container in cool, dry place. About
   2 dozen coated pretzels.
   
   WHITE DIPPED PRETZELS: Prepare tray as directed above. In
   medium microwave-safe bowl, place 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.)
   HERSHEY'S Premier White Chips and 2 tablespoons shortening
   (do not use butter, margarine or oil). Microwave at HIGH
   (100%) 1 to 2 minutes or until chips are melted when
   stirred with whisk. Dip pretzels as directed above. In
   small microwave-safe bowl, place 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S
   Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and 1/4 teaspoon shortening (do
   not use butter, margarine or oil). Microwave at HIGH (100%)
   30 seconds to 1 minute or until chips are melted when
   stirred; using tines of fork, drizzle across pretzels.
   Refrigerate and store as directed above.JM Hershey’s is a
   registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation. Recipe
   may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.
  
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