No-Bake Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

No-Bake Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
5 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
180 mins
Yields:
30 servings, 2 pieces each

No time to bake? This sweet and salty recipe features Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, pretzel pieces and peanut butter combined in a fabulous tasting bar. What’s not to love!

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • 4 cups (roughly ½-inch pieces), broken small pretzel twists, divided
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided

Directions

LINE 13 x 9-inch baking pan with foil leaving an overhang on two sides. Lightly spray foil with nonstick cooking spray.

BEAT 1 1/4 cups peanut butter and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in 1 cup powdered sugar. Stir in remaining 1 cup powdered sugar, 3 cups pretzel pieces and 1/2 cup morsels. Press evenly into prepared baking pan. Smooth top with spatula.

MICROWAVE remaining 1 1/2 cups morsels and 3/4 cup peanut butter in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 45 seconds; STIR. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Spread chocolate layer evenly over powdered sugar mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining pretzel pieces, pressing down lightly. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until firm. Lift from pan; peel off foil. Cut into 60 pieces. Store in covered container in refrigerator.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/30 servings, 2 pieces each of recipe
  • Calories 250
  • Calories from Fat 150

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 16g 25%
  • Saturated Fat 7g 35%
  • Cholesterol 10mg 3%
  • Sodium 270mg 11%
  • Carbohydrates 25g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  • Sugars 16g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 4%

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