Salted Chocolate and Caramel Pretzel Bars

These simple, 4-ingredient Salted Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars will quickly become your new favorite sweet and salty treat! No bake and no candy thermometer needed.

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 ounce package semi-sweet chocolate chips , good quality chocolate divided into pieces (Ghiardelli is best for melting)

  • 8 ounces mini pretzel twists , half of a regular 16-ounce bag

  • 11 ounce bags Kraft Caramel Bits , or homemade caramel

  • sea salt for sprinkling

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Melt 8 ounces of the chocolate chips gently in the microwave (on low heat, stirring every 15 seconds) until smooth.

 

  • Spread the chocolate evenly over the parchment. Immediately add the pretzel twists over the top (it's ok if they overlap!) and gently press them into the chocolate.

  • Add caramel bits to a microwave safe bowl with 2 tablespoons water and melt according to package instructions (on high for 2 minutes). Stir well and drizzle the melted caramel over the top of all of the pretzels.

  • Melt remaining 4 ounces of chocolate and drizzle over the caramel. Sprinkle with sea salt.

  • Refrigerate until hardened.

  • Cut or tear into pieces, Enjoy!