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Butter Pecan Pretzel Bars

butter pecan pretzel bars Dessert
Butter Pecan Pretzel Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 16

With a buttery cookie base and pecan and pretzel bits throughout, these ooey-gooey dessert bars strike the perfect balance between sweet and salty, while being totally delicious. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
3/4
cup chopped toasted pecans
1
bag (11 oz) caramels, unwrapped
2
tablespoons milk
1
cup broken tiny pretzel twists (about 40 twists)
1/4
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, crumble cookie dough; stir or knead in 1/2 cup of the pecans until well mixed. Press evenly in ungreased 9-inch square pan.
  • 3
    Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and milk uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 60 seconds, until melted and smooth. Pour evenly over bar. Sprinkle with pretzels and remaining 1/4 cup pecans, pressing slightly into caramel. Sprinkle with salt. Cool about 1 hour 30 minutes or until caramel is set. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • To toast pecans, heat oven to 350°F. Spread pecans in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.
  • Line pan with foil for easy removal and cleanup.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
24g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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