Chocolate Malt Pretzel Bars

Here's one bar cookie that covers all the bases of deliciousness, from a salty pretzel crust with to a yummy chocolate malt topping.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 9

2 1/2
cups crushed pretzels
1/2
cup butter, melted
1/3
cup sugar
1 1/2
cups chocolate-covered malted milk balls (5 oz), coarsely crushed
1
cup dark chocolate chips (6 oz)
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix crushed pretzels, melted butter and sugar until well blended. Press in bottom of pan. Sprinkle crushed malted milk balls, chocolate chips and pecans over pretzel crust. Drizzle condensed milk evenly over top.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour. Cut into 3 rows by 3 rows.

Expert Tips

Don’t like malted milk balls? Swap in some good-quality milk chocolate chips instead.

Make it mini! Rather than 9 large squares, cut the bars into 32 mini bites (8 rows by 4 rows).