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Pretzel Caramel Chocolate Candy Bars | www.diethood.com | Soft, chewy and crunchy candy bars made with pretzels, caramel and chocolate!

Pretzel Caramel Chocolate Candy Bars

Soft, chewy and crunchy candy bars made with pretzels, caramel and chocolate!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 72
Calories 70 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter , softened
  • 4 cups pretzel sticks
  • 2-1/2 cups pecan halves , toasted
  • 2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter , cubed
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon shortening , divided
  • 1/3 cup white baking chips

Instructions

  1. Line a 13x9-inch pan with foil; grease foil with cooking spray and spread pretzels and pecans on bottom of the pan.
  2. In a large heavy saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, milk and salt; cook and stir over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 240F.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  4. Pour the caramel mixture over pretzel mixture.
  5. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon shortening; stir until smooth.
  6. Spread over the layer of caramel.
  7. Melt baking chips in the microwave with the remaining shortening; stir until smooth.
  8. Drizzle over top of chocolate and let stand until set.
  9. Using foil, lift candy out of pan; remove foil.
  10. Using a buttered knife, cut candy into bite-size pieces.
  11. Serve.

Recipe Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOODbr]
Heavily adapted from [Taste of Home

WW SmartPoints: 3 

Nutrition Facts
Pretzel Caramel Chocolate Candy Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 70 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 71mg3%
Potassium 15mg0%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.