Pretzel Caramel Bars

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I.HAVE.NO.WORDS

I can’t even.

I mean.

Really

Do you like sweet, salty, gooey and chewy?

Are you even human?

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Pre slicing….It’s taunting you isn’t it?

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5.0 from 2 reviews
Pretzel Caramel Bars
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Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 16
 
A sweet, salty,chewy and gooey bar dessert.
Ingredients
Bars
  • 1 stick + 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 1½ cups Brown Sugar,packed
  • 1¼ cups Flour
  • 1½ teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1⅛ teaspoon Coarse Kosher Salt,divided
  • ½ cup Graham Cracher Crumbs
  • 2 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 25 Pretzel Sticks ( not the big rods) broken up
  • ½ cup Milk Chocolate Chips
Caramel Drizzle
  • 7 Caramel Candies (such as Kraft Caramels), unwrapped
  • ½ teaspoon cream or half and half
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Line a 9 x 9 pan with parchment paper or non-stick foil.
  3. In a small pan, over low heat, melt together the butter and brown sugar for 2 minutes. Allow to cool for a few minutes.
  4. Whisk together flour,baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt and graham cracker crumbs.
  5. After the brown sugar mixture has cooled some, whisk in the eggs and vanilla.
  6. While stiring, pour the brown sugar mixture into the flour mixture, this will be somewhat thick.
  7. Stir until fully incorporated.
  8. Pour into the pan.
  9. Top with pretzel pieces and chocolate chips.
  10. Bake for 40 minutes
  11. Remove from oven and cool in pan.
  12. Drizzle with caramel and sprinkle with the remaining ⅛ teaspoon coarse kosher salt.
  13. Cut into desired sized squares.
Caramel Drizzle
  1. In a small bowl add the caramel candies and cream.
  2. Microwave in 15 second increments, stirring in-between each increment. Do this until the caramel is smooth.

 

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Comments

  1. 1

    This is the type of dessert that makes my heart sing.

  2. 2

    Considering my husband just polished off a box of Klondike Caramel Pretzel bars… I think these would go over well.

  3. 3

    Wow, that’s just ridiculously amazing! Pretzels and caramel? I’m going to be dreaming about these all day!

  4. 4

    I feel like I just gained 10 lbs. by looking at these on my screen. Holy moly, girl! What are you trying to do to me? :)

  5. 5

    Oh la la! Looks fabulous!

  6. 6

    Um…. Drool!

  7. 7

    Oh my this looks fantastic. No words because I happen to be human!

  8. 8

    Oh man. I’m on the 17 day diet (day 2) and I’m craving your bars!

  9. 9

    Unreal! I am in total love.

  10. 10

    I need some, maybe just a slice or even a half slice , seriously throw a piece in a napkin and fire a stamp on it..send it to Cali!!

  11. 11

    Oh. My. I don’t think that NOT making these is an option. I’m headed to the Y for a swim, so I feel less guilty about eating them all… ;)

  12. 12

    these look crazy good and we must be on the same wavelength! my next post or sometime next week (it’s in my drafts, haven’t decided the date yet) involves pretzels, caramel, and a pan of bars. I love all the drizzle and caramel you used — drooling!

  13. 13

    OMG these almost look too good to be true!! I can just about taste them right now. Can you deliver?? :)

  14. 14

    i’m speechless. these look INCREDIBLE!

  15. 15

    I would completely lack self control if faced with a pan of these…I love the sweet and salty combination!

  16. 16

    Pretzel and caramel?!? Sign me up!

    ps: I don’t know why it took me so long to visit your blog. Seriously addictive!

  17. 17

    niiiice combo, leslie. the caramel drizzle is the perfect touch!

  18. 18

    Hello,

    Can you please let me know if you used salted or unsalted pretzels?

    Thanks!

    Lindsay

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