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Chocolate Chip Pretzel Bars

These delectable Chocolate Chip Caramel Pretzel Bars are to die for! They make scrumptious, sweet chocolate with tasty, salty pretzels for a treat no one will be able to resist!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins


  • 1 17.5 oz. pkg. chocolate chip cookie mix
  • 1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 c plus 1 Tbs. butter, softened, divided
  • 60 small pretzel twists
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 24 caramels, unwrapped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place chocolate chip cookie mix in a mixing bowl.
  • Add 1/2 cup softened butter to mixing bowl.
  • Add 1 egg to mixing bowl. Mix until a soft dough is formed.
  • Spread dough evenly across 9 x 13″ pan.
  • Bake in oven for 10 minutes.
  • While mixture is baking, place large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add 24 unwrapped caramels to saucepan.
  • Add 14 oz can of sweetened, condensed milk. Heat until caramels and milk are melted together, stirring constantly.
  • Add 1 tablespoon butter to mixture. Remove crust from oven when timer goes off. Keep the oven heated.
  • Press 60 pretzel twists into dough, covering the entire surface.
  • Pour caramel mixture evenly over crust. Place pan in oven for 20 minutes, then remove.
  • Melt 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips in microwave. Take a spoon and drizzle chocolate across the top. Serve and enjoy!