Sweet and Salty Pretzel Brownies

It's quick and easy to dress up a Betty Crocker® brownie mix and canned frosting to make these irresistible treats!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups crushed pretzels
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
1/4
cup water
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
eggs
1
container (1 lb) Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
1
cup coarsely chopped pretzels
1
cup coarsely chopped mixed nuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix crushed pretzels, sugar and butter. Press in ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 8 minutes. Cool 20 minutes.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, contents of chocolate syrup pouch (from brownie mix box), water, oil and eggs until blended. Carefully spread batter over cooled crust.
  • 3 Bake 19 to 22 minutes or until toothpick comes out almost clean. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Frost cooled brownies with vanilla frosting. Sprinkle with chopped pretzels and nuts. Cut into 4 rows by 6 rows.

Expert Tips

Peanuts or walnuts can be used instead of the mixed nuts.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.