Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark - Easy to make salted caramel pretzel bark that is the perfect decadent treat or gift for Christmas. This stuff is just incredible - sweet, salty, perfect.

Are you a fan of the sweet and salty combo?  I most definitely am.  I think that’s just about the most perfect combination in a snack food.  So salted caramel pretzel bark?  It was bound to happen.  I’m actually kind of wondering what took me so long to make this.  So easy, so fast, and so freaking good.  So good.  Hide it in the back of the fridge so that no one else knows it exists and I get it all to myself good.

Or you could give it away as gifts.  Food gifts are wonderful at Christmas time, and salted caramel pretzel bark would definitely be welcomed.  If you’re nice like that.

I’m not.  It’s all gone.

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark - Easy to make salted caramel pretzel bark that is the perfect decadent treat or gift for Christmas. This stuff is just incredible - sweet, salty, perfect.

But maybe I’ll make more.  Because like I said, it’s ridiculously easy to make.  Although….it might disappear again before it made it to the recipients, but I could try.

I’m pretty sure that I will need to make some more of this stuff.  If only because there’s half a jar of salted caramel sauce in my fridge right now screaming to be used in something.

I’m not sure I can think of anything better to use it in.  Although if you have suggestions, feel free to let me know.  Otherwise I might just be over here making (and eating) far too much salted caramel pretzel bark.  There could be worse things.

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark - Easy to make salted caramel pretzel bark that is the perfect decadent treat or gift for Christmas. This stuff is just incredible - sweet, salty, perfect.

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark
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Yield: 12-16 pieces
 
Note: Use whatever type of chocolate you prefer, but bar or baking chocolate is a better choice than chocolate chips as it melts much better. I used a combination of milk and dark chocolate.
Ingredients
  • 10 ounces chocolate (about 2 cups, chopped)
  • 2 cups pretzels (I used the waffle type)
  • ½ cup salted caramel sauce
Directions
  1. In a microwave safe bowl, melt the chopped chocolate at 50% power for about 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until it’s almost completely melted. Stir it until it is fully melted. Spread ¾ of the melted chocolate on a cookie sheet covered with a silicone baking mat or wax paper. Spread it out in an even layer with a rubber spatula until it is about 8 x 12 inches.
  2. Spread the pretzels evenly over top of the chocolate. Drizzle the salted caramel sauce over top of the pretzels (heat it first to make it easy to drizzle - about 30-60 seconds in the microwave). Drizzle the remaining melted chocolate over top of the salted caramel sauce.
  3. Chill the bark for several hours or overnight until firm. Cut it into squares and store it in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

 

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark - Easy to make salted caramel pretzel bark that is the perfect decadent treat or gift for Christmas. This stuff is just incredible - sweet, salty, perfect.

 

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Comments

  1. Trish says

    Wrote! These are wonderful and I’m Ajay planning on making a second batch for our company over the holidays. I was surprised at the residents of making the salted Carmel and then turning around and making the bark. I added some pumpkin seeds, flaked coconut, dried cherries and craisins. Thanks for the recipe!

  2. says

    Bark is the best! And when you add sweet and salty, I’m sold. It’s fantastic. I love what you’ve done here, Stacey! Hello, holiday gift tins!

  3. says

    Hey Stacey!
    You mentioned how your Christmas baking list is getting longer and longer …. well, if I don’t stop checking out your Blog, I’ll need to diet the whole rest of the year, because I’m adding your goodies to my already way too long list (which I’ve accumulated for 30+ years!!!)
    It’s all good, though, and I know I will be able to encourage that hubby of mine to eat fruit, with your salted caramel sauce, and I KNOW he’ll love the Salted Caramel Pretzels too!

    • stacey says

      Salted caramel is just a caramel sauce that has some salt in it to cut the sweetness a bit. I’m actually not a big fan of caramel myself, but I love this stuff, the sweet and salty combo gets me! You can get it in most grocery stores, likely in the baking aisle, or with ice cream toppings and that kind of thing. Plain caramel sauce would work too. Or you can make it – I used homemade sauce in this bark, you can click here to get to my recipe for it. It’s really easy and makes a fair bit so you have it for other uses as well. And it freezes well too.

    • stacey says

      Dark chocolate covered pretzels are my favourite thing ever – adding salted caramel just made it insane! Thanks Kristine! :)

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