With just six ingredients, these Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars couldn’t be easier yet will easily feed a crowd. A buttery graham cracker crumb base layer is covered with thick fudgy chocolate before being adorned with mini pretzels and caramels. The perfect sweet and salty combination in a single dessert.
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If my White Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn recipe I shared earlier this week was any indication, it looks like I’m definitely on a bit of a sweet and salty kick as of late. I’m sure you won’t complain. Or rather, I promise you won’t complain. Especially when you catch a glimpse of these Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars. Oh yes, these fudgy bars definitely fit into the sweet and salty flavor profile and are absolutely dreamy!
Just like my Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Brownie Bars, I love the distinct layers of these Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars. Trying to pick a favorite is a bit like trying to decide which child is your favorite. It’s impossible and they all have their own amazing qualities. A buttery graham cracker crumb base layer is covered with thick fudgy chocolate before being adorned with mini pretzels and caramels. What’s not to like, right? I was truly tempted to make the chocolate layer using my Microwave Chocolate Ganache recipe, but instead decided to stick with a true fudge like consistency.
Even with three distinct layers, these Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars couldn’t be easier to create. In fact, I was able to pull them together one Sunday after church while the menagerie was eating lunch so that they could enjoy them after resting time. Even with the time needed in the fridge to completely set, I was still good to go. You got to love make ahead recipes that are waiting for you and not the other way around!
I cut these bars large for photo purposes, but you definitely could cut them smaller as they do tend to be a bit decadent. I know. Me? Decadent dessert recipe? Truly shocking.
I’m picturing these Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars as the perfect candidate for bake sales, church potlucks and of course, warm weather picnics! If you feel like sharing, they easily feed a crowd but if you’re feeling selfish – I won’t judge! – they’re the perfect treat to enjoy as a late evening snack as you veg on the sofa. At least, I’m imagining they would. I wouldn’t know for sure or anything.
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