Salted Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark

I love the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter and the salty crunch of pretzels.  Add them all together and you get this decadent Salted Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark.  This will chocolatey goodness will be a great addition to your recipe box.

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5.0 from 2 reviews

Salted Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark
Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1½ cups creamy peanut butter
  • About 1 cup mini pretzels, broken into smaller pieces, more or less to cover a layer
  • 2 cups Confectioners’ sugar
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Sea salt
Instructions
  1. Melt half of the chocolate candy coating according to the package directions, then spread over parchment paper or a silpat-lined cookie sheet. Spread to a large rectangle, but not too thin – approximately ⅛″ to ¼″ thickness. Place in freezer to firm up.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the peanut butter, Confectioners’ sugar, melted butter and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy. Remove first chocolate layer from the freezer and spread the peanut butter mixture over the top. Layer with the broken pieces of pretzels and press into the peanut butter. Return to the freezer.
  3. Melt the remaining chocolate candy coating. Once that is melted, spread it over the top of the peanut butter layer. Sprinkle with sea salt and freeze until set.
  4. Break up the bark into small pieces using a butcher knife. Store in the refrigerator or freezer until ready to serve.

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Comments: 5

  1. Kayle (The Cooking Actress) October 1, 2012 at 8:15 pm Reply

    These look AMAZINGGG! I love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter and pretzels! yummmmyyy!
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  2. sally @ sallys baking addiction October 2, 2012 at 8:36 am Reply

    i love the combination of pretzels, pb, and chocolate! the pretzel crunch, the salty chunks, the smooth chocolate and nutty PB… a delightful and unbeatable combo in my eyes!
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  3. Carol October 3, 2012 at 1:08 pm Reply

    Hey Lori,

    I didn’t know you were doing a blog. This recipe looks amazing. I’ll add your blog to my Google reader.

  4. Eva Gallant October 5, 2012 at 10:13 am Reply

    I just stopped by from SITS to say hello, and I think I may have gained 5 pounds just browsing around your blog!!!! Great recipes! Hope you find time to return my visit.
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  5. Reeni October 5, 2012 at 9:49 pm Reply

    I love this sweet and salty combo too! Totally addicting!
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