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This simple ingredient Pretzel Toffee is perfect for the holidays. This sweet and salty treat is loaded with flavor with a crispy texture.

Pretzel Toffee on a baking sheet
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This Chocolate Toffee Pretzel Bark is easy to make. With my large family, everyone comes to my house for the holidays. This toffee is always served because of the flavor and the bite size pieces.

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Why We Love Pretzel Toffee Recipe:

  • Simple Ingredients – You only need 6 ingredients to make this recipe.
  • Texture – I love the crispy texture and how the chocolate hardens in the fridge.
  • No Candy Thermometer needed – There is no need to make this toffee recipe with any fancy equipment.
Pretzel Toffee Ingredients - Mini Pretzels, butter, brown sugar, chocolate chips, walnuts, sea salt

Ingredients: 

  • Mini Pretzels 
  • Butter
  • Packed Brown Sugar
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Chopped Walnuts 
  • Sea Salt 

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Variations Ideas:

  • Chocolate Chips – You can easily make this chocolate toffee with different types of chocolate chips. Feel free to use milk chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips.
  • Saltine Crackers – Instead of using pretzels, feel free to line the baking pan with saltine crackers.
  • Drizzle Melted Chocolate – Feel free to drizzle melted white chocolate or caramel for added flavor.
  • Toffee Bits – Toffee bits is another delicious topping for this treat.

Step by Step Instructions: 

Cooking spray on a parchment paper lined baking sheet

Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a jelly roll pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Spray with a non-stick cooking spray.

Pretzels lined on a baking sheet

Step 2 – Spread the pretzels out onto the baking sheet in a single layer. 

Ingredients in a sauce pan boiling to thicken the mixture

Step 3 – In a small saucepan, add butter and brown sugar once butter is completely melted and stir to combine over medium heat. Bring to a boil and continue boiling for 2-3 minutes until the mixture has thickened.

The mixture is poured over the pretzels on a baking sheet

Step 4 – Immediately remove from heat and pour bubbly mixture over the pretzels making sure to cover all the pretzels.  Then bake until the edges of brown sugar mixture gets bubbly.

Topping the mixture with chocolate chips

Step 5 – Remove the pan from the oven and immediately sprinkle the chocolate chips on top of the pretzels.

Spreading the melted chocolate chips with a spatula on a baking sheet

Step 6 – Allow the pretzels to sit for 5 minutes to melt the chocolate. Then use a spatula to spread the melted chocolate over the pretzel layer. Top with the chopped walnuts and sea salt and place in fridge to harden and cool completely.

Recipe Tips:

  • Prepare Baking Sheet – Make sure to line baking sheet with parchment paper or wax paper for easy cleanup.
  • Boil Mixture – Once the mixture is combined then allow the mixture to boil until it has thicken.
  • Topping Pretzels – After pouring the brown sugar mixture over the pretzel, spread until evenly covered.
  • Place in Fridge – Make sure to give time for the chocolate to harden by placing in the fridge.
Pretzel toffee stacked

How to Store Leftovers:

Store the leftover toffee in a ziplock bag in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. We do not recommend leaving at room temperature.

Pretzel toffee cut into pieces on parchment paper

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Pretzel Toffee

5 from 3 votes
This simple ingredient Pretzel Toffee is perfect for the holidays. This sweet and salty treat is loaded with flavor with a crispy texture.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 15
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 382

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Mini Pretzels
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 11.5 oz Chocolate Chips semi-sweet, milk or dark chocolate
  • 1 cup Chopped Walnuts
  • Sea Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 Fahrenheit.
  • Line a jelly roll pan with foil or parchment paper. Spray with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • Spread the pretzels out onto the baking sheet in a single layer.
  • In a saucepan, melt the butter over low-medium heat. Add brown sugar once butter is completely melted and stir to combine. Bring to a boil and continue boiling for 2-3 minutes until the mixture has thickened.
  • Immediately remove from heat and pour bubbly mixture over the pretzels making sure to cover all the pretzels.
  • Bake for 5-8 minutes, or just until the edges of brown sugar mixture gets bubbly.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and immediately sprinkle the chocolate chips on top of the pretzels.
  • Allow the pretzels to sit for 5 minutes to melt the chocolate. Then use a spatula to spread the melted chocolate over the pretzel layer.
  • Top with the chopped walnuts and sea salt.
  • Place the pan in the refrigerator to allow the toffee to harden (1-2 hours).
  • Then remove the toffee from the pan and break it apart into pieces with your hands. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store the leftover toffee in a ziplock bag in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 382kcal, Carbohydrates 35g, Protein 4g, Fat 26g, Saturated Fat 13g, Polyunsaturated Fat 5g, Monounsaturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 34mg, Sodium 236mg, Potassium 205mg, Fiber 3g, Sugar 23g, Vitamin A 391IU, Vitamin C 0.3mg, Calcium 40mg, Iron 2mg

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