Pretzel Salted Caramel Blondies

May 13

Do you ever see a recipe on a blog or the internet that you need to make so badly that you don’t even pin it or bookmark it for later– you immediately go home and make it? Yes, this was one of those recipes.  The perfect combo of salty, sweet, and gooey. The recipe is originally from Averie Cooks, and I adapted my Pretzel Salted Caramel Blondies from Damn Delicious.

I also jumped on the bandwagon and joined the Leftovers Club. I am psyched to make goodies for the blog but then get them out of my house, so I don’t eat them all….but I guess I’ll still be getting other delicious goodies in return :)

However, if I made these pretzel salted caramel blondies, I don’t know if any would leave my kitchen….melt in your mouth delicious!

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Ingredients

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large egg
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups broken pretzels
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free caramel sauce, plus more for drizzling
  • 2 tsp sea salt, for sprinkling
  • Servings: 24
  • Difficulty: medium

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees . Lightly coat a 9 x 12 baking dish with nonstick spray.

In mixer, whisk together butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla. Add flour, stirring just until incorporated. Add pretzels, and toss to combine.

Spread batter into baking dish, and drizzle with caramel sauce.

Place into oven and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until fork comes out clean.

Remove from oven and cool. Drizzle with caramel sauce and sprinkle with sea salt.

Let cool completely before cutting into bars.

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Comments: 18

  1. Monet May 13 at 10:02 pm Reply

    Um yes, I have had that happen a few times…and I may just need to make these this afternoon! Ryan ADORES pretzels, and he’s had an especially long day at work. Sounds like these might just be in order! Thank you for sharing, Elizabeth!

    • Elizabeth@ Food Ramblings May 14 at 12:48 pm Reply

      I feel that way about a lot of your recipes– except I never have the ingredients on hand. I need to remedy that!

  2. ashley - baker by nature May 14 at 12:05 am Reply

    I NEED these. That is all.

  3. Jeni May 14 at 5:17 pm Reply

    I love the combination of sweet and salty!

    • Elizabeth May 14 at 5:47 pm Reply

      Thanks Jeni!

  4. Oh my. I’d like to say that my family would love these, but I’m sure if I made them, that my family would never know about it. I’d eat them straight away! 😉 I’d love for you to bring these to Tuesday’s Table – http://zentmrs.blogspot.com/2013/05/tuesdays-table-for-may-14-2013-and.html

    • Elizabeth May 14 at 8:23 pm Reply

      Thanks- already linked up!

  5. I love Chung-Ah’s recipes! These sound awesome :)

    • Elizabeth May 14 at 8:23 pm Reply

      Thanks Jennifer!

  6. Jessica May 17 at 4:12 am Reply

    Anything pretzels is always yummy! Thanks a bunch for sharing this @ The SHOW OFF Weekend Blog Party!

    Jessica
    The Wondering Brain

    • Elizabeth May 20 at 2:31 pm Reply

      Glad to link up!!

  7. April @ Angels Homestead May 18 at 1:32 pm Reply

    These blondies look delicious. Thank you so much for sharing this fantastic recipe with Saturday Spotlight. Hope to see you at this weeks party!

    April
    Angels Homestead

    • Elizabeth May 20 at 2:32 pm Reply

      Thanks April!

  8. Jess @HungryHarps May 19 at 8:24 am Reply

    My husband just doesn’t understand my obsession with caramel & salty – he think it’s gross, to which I say he is crazy!! These blondies look UH-mazing, I am pinning them right now to try very soon. Thank you for linking up at Tasty Tuesdays!

    • Elizabeth May 20 at 2:32 pm Reply

      Thanks Jess :) Salty and sweet is the best combo!

  9. Anyonita May 20 at 7:00 pm Reply

    Ooooh pretzels + salted caramel?! Hello, new best friend! Thank you so much for linking up with me this week at Tasty Tuesdays! I’ve pinned this & shared it with my followers!

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