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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

Katerina | Diethood
Pretzel Caramel Chocolate Candy Bars are soft, chewy and crunchy homemade candy bars! These dessert bars are so easy to make and perfect for sweet treat.
Servings : 72
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins

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
 

  • Line a 13x9-inch pan with foil; grease foil with cooking spray and spread pretzels and pecans on bottom of the pan.
  • 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.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Pour the caramel mixture over pretzel mixture.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon shortening; stir until smooth.
  • Spread over the layer of caramel.
  • Melt baking chips in the microwave with the remaining shortening; stir until smooth.
  • Drizzle over top of chocolate and let stand until set.
  • Using foil, lift candy out of pan; remove foil.
  • Using a buttered knife, cut candy into bite-size pieces.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 70 kcal | Carbohydrates: 8 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 7 mg | Sodium: 71 mg | Potassium: 15 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 85 IU | Vitamin C: 0 mg | Calcium: 6 mg | Iron: 0.2 mg | Net Carbs: 8 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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