Chocolate Pretzel Blondies
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Recipe type: Dessert, Bars
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Serves: 16
 
Ingredients
  • 5 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar (I used white)
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • ½ cup chopped chocolate covered pretzels (I used 1 cup pretzels and ¾ cup chopped chocolate chips)
  • BUTTERCREAM ICING:
  • 1½ cups powedered sugar
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp whole milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8 x 8 glass pyrex pan or brownie pan.
  2. Melt butter on stove in small saucepan, and then stir in sugar and vanilla. Remove from heat and stir in egg.
  3. In large bowl, add flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Stir.
  4. Mix butter mixture into dry mixture and stir till just combined.
  5. Add in pretzels, and when cool add in chocolate chips or save for top.
  6. Spread batter into pan and bake for 20-25 minutes. Place on cooling rack to cool.
  7. If desired, make icing.
  8. Melt butter in small saucepan. Stir in powdered sugar, cocoa powder and vanilla. With wooden spoon mix well, and add milk in 1 Tbsp increments until you reach your desired consistency.
  9. When blondies are cool, frost and cut in 16 squares.
Recipe by Creative Kitchen at https://creativekitchenadventures.com/2012/09/17/chocolate-pretzel-blondies-secret-recipe-club/