Salty pretzels, creamy caramel, semi sweet chocolate and a sprinkling of sea salt, that’s right, only four ingredients and this sweet and salty treats can be yours to enjoy!
Salted Caramel Pretzel Bars — Are you like me? Do you love those sweets that are a little on the salty side? Sweet & Salty treats are among my most favorite. Think … what’s your favorite candy bar? Does it have a little of both? The best of both worlds you might say? If it does — we have that in common! Well, today’s latest recipe falls into that category. BUT first I have to tell you a little about what’s in store for you this week!
Today is one of my favorite days of the year, because it is the official start of #Choctoberfest. This is the third annual food blogger celebration of all things chocolate, made possible thanks to our gold sponsor Imperial Sugar and the other sponsors listed below.
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Are you ready to hear more about these Salted Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bars? This is my first of THREE recipes I will personally be sharing with you during #Choctoberfest2017 . Wednesday you can look forward to my Chocolate Ganache Brownies, they are a favorite among many, and on Friday, I am sharing Chocolate Pancakes with Homemade Raspberry Sauce. Follow along with me here, and on my Instagram Live Feed for behind the scenes fun!
Ingredients in this Salted Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bars:
- semi sweet chocolate
- sea salt
- mini pretzel twists
One of the BEST things about this recipe? FOUR ingredients, no baking and just plain E A S Y !
1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, Melt chocolate and spread into a “rectangle shape.” 2. Press pretzels into the warm chocolate, it’s okay to let them overlap. 3. Pour melted caramels over the top of the pretzels. 4. Drizzle with more melted chocolate and sprinkle with sea salt.
Place the pan in the refrigerator for caramel and chocolate to set. Cut or break into pieces. Great for snacking, or would make a great gift this Christmas.
No bake treats and bars like these are great at the holidays for a quick and easy hostess gift, or a nice filler on holiday trays among the other goodies!
More Bars and No Bake Goodies to Check Out:
- (no bake) S’Mores Treats
- (no bake) Peanut Butter Twix Bars
- (no bake) Easy Graham Cracker Toffee
- PB&J Oatmeal Cookie Bars
- (pictured above) Double Chocolate Caramel Brownies
Who’s ready for today’s recipe? Let’s get to it!
- 1 (12 ounce) package of good quality semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted and divided
- 8 ounces mini pretzel twists
- 1 (11 ounce) package caramels, melted
- Coarse sea salt for sprinkling
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, Melt 8 ounces of chocolate whether on the stove or in the microwave, on low, stirring frequently, when melted and smooth, spread into a "rectangle shape" on prepared pan.
Press pretzels into the warm chocolate, it's okay to let them overlap.
Unwrap and melt caramels with about 2 Tablespoons of water. Again you can do this on the stove or in the microwave. Just make sure you are stirring frequently. When caramels are melted and smooth pour them over the pretzels.
Melt remaining 4 ounces of chocolate chips and drizzle over caramel and sprinkle with sea salt.
Place in the refrigerator until caramel and chocolate are set. Break or cut into pieces.
Serving Size:1 piece
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 67 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 179mg Carbohydrates: 13g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 4g Protein: 1g