Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars
And with no baking involved there's no need to turn your kitchen into a sauna to make something scrumptious for that summer bbq or picnic.
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Sweet and salty, these bars are a great no bake dessert! Perfect for summer, serve these at your next picnic. They'll be gobbled up in no time. The Test Kitchen
1 cdark brown sugar, firmly packed
1 clight corn syrup
2 cmini marshmallows
3/4 ccreamy natural unsweetened peanut butter, well stirred
1 tsppure vanilla extract
1/2 tspkosher salt
4 cthin pretzel sticks, roughly chopped
4 cunsweetened puffed wheat cereal
2 ozbittersweet chocolated, melted
1/2 tspsmoked salt (or additional kosher salt)
How to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars
- Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish and set aside.
- In a large saucepan set over med-high heat, combine the sugar with the corn syrup, then bring the mixture to a boil. Turn off the hear, stir in the marshmallows until about half of them are melted, then stir in the peanut butter until well combined. Add the vanilla and salt. Mix in the pretzels and puffed wheat until well combined.
- Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish and, using lightly greased hands, pat it firmly into the dish. Drizzle with melted chocolate and sprinkle with smoked salt (or the additional kosher salt). Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Once firm, slice into small bars with a hot, wet knife, then serve and enjoy.