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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are simple to make, only require 6 ingredients, and are full of that salty-sweet flavor that everyone loves!
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are simple to make, only require 6 ingredients, and are full of that salty-sweet flavor that everyone loves! www.nutritionistreviews.com
I want to love baking. I really do. There is something about having to add just the right proportion of ingredients to a recipe (or it may not turn out right) that is hard for me. I am the kind of cook that adds a dash of this, a little of what I have on hand, plus a couple of extra ingredients for nutrition.
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are simple to make, only require 6 ingredients, and are full of that salty-sweet flavor that everyone loves! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Since the holiday season is coming up, I wanted to make some "baked goods" for my family. I decided to make bars that were made with a little bit healthier ingredients and were actually no-bake so that they were easier and I had less of a chance of messing them up!

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are simple to make, only require 6 ingredients, and are full of that salty-sweet flavor that everyone loves! www.nutritionistreviews.com
They turned out so good and are perfect for the holidays, especially for any of you that are not proficient bakers like I am not. I used peanut butter as the base for that delicious peanut butter flavor all through the bars. I also used coconut butter for healthier fats.

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are simple to make, only require 6 ingredients, and are full of that salty-sweet flavor that everyone loves! www.nutritionistreviews.com
My daughter thinks that these are like candy which I am okay with! It is a dessert that is a little bit healthier with lots of healthy fats. I loved how thick and chewy the bars are- they are similar to fudge. 

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are simple to make, only require 6 ingredients, and are full of that salty-sweet flavor that everyone loves! www.nutritionistreviews.com

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are simple to make, only require 6 ingredients, and are full of that salty-sweet flavor that everyone loves! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 16

Ingredients

  • Nonstick spray
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 cup coconut butter
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup pretzels, broken into pieces
  • 1/4 cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

1. Spray an 8 x 8 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Combine peanut butter and coconut butter in a bowl and microwave for a minute until runny. Mix in maple syrup, pumpkin seeds and pretzel pieces.
3. Pour into baking pan and smooth with a spatula.
4. Melt chocolate chips in the microwave. Drizzle melted chocolate over peanut butter pretzel bars. Top with additional pretzel pieces as desired.
5. Refrigerate until firm. Remove from pan and cut into pieces.
Enjoy!
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**This dessert stores well in the fridge for days.

I picked up most of the ingredients for this recipe at Big Lots. Big Lots has been a fun place for me to shop at since I was in middle school. I remember going there with my cousin and picking out lip glosses. As I got older, I liked shopping there for holiday decorations. In fact. two of our couches are from Big Lots and 4 years later, are in perfect condition. 

All of our Halloween decorations are from there and many of our Christmas decorations. They have good prices and quite a variety. I also am a fan of their unique food items. A lot of times, they will have uncommon chip flavors, teas, jams, snacks, etc. I love finding new foods there! They have a nice baking section right now for the holidays. They have most everything you could need! I had fun shopping there and getting into the holiday spirit because this year, they have the cutest decor.

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are simple to make, only require 6 ingredients, and are full of that salty-sweet flavor that everyone loves! www.nutritionistreviews.com
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