Pretzel Brownie Bars

Pretzel Brownie Bars

Layer brownies and pretzels for the perfect sweet-and-salty fudgy dessert bar.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:55

Hr:Mins

Makes

32

bars

Crust
1 1/2
cups crushed pretzels
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
Brownie
1
box (1 lb 2.3 oz) Betty Crocker® fudge brownie mix
1/4
cup water
2/3
cup vegetable oil
2
eggs
Frosting
1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
squares (1 oz each) unsweetened chocolate, melted
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
to 3 tablespoons milk
1/2
cup crushed pretzels
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). In medium bowl, mix crust ingredients. Press in ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 8 minutes; cool 10 minutes.
  2. In medium bowl, stir brownie ingredients until blended. Carefully spread batter over cooled crust. Bake 24 to 26 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out clean or almost clean. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  3. In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, melted chocolate and the vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat in 1 tablespoon milk until blended. Beat in additional milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until frosting is desired spreading consistency. Frost cooled brownies; sprinkle with crushed pretzels. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 32 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Use food processor to easily crush pretzels.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 135mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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 Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.