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Sweet Pretzel Stacks Recipe

Sweet Pretzel Stacks

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"Easy! The hardest part is sharing them! For a nuttier confection, use 1/2 cup of peanuts."

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  1. In a large mixing bowl combine pretzels and peanuts. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan mix together condensed milk, chocolate chips and butterscotch chips. Cook over low heat stirring constantly until chips are melted (about 5 minutes). Remove pan from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
  3. Pour saucepan mixture over the pretzel/peanut mixture and stir until thoroughly coated. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto waxed paper or foil. Cool (or chill) until firm. Store in covered container in cool place (or in fridge).
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 05, 2005

Fantastic! I used peanut butter instead of the butterscotch chips. Tasted like Take Five candy bars. Thanks for the great recipe.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 03, 2003

I was a little disappointed in how this recipe turned out. The pretzels turned out tasting really stale (I was expecting them to be crunchy) after mixing in the chocolate mixture. Maybe it was because I used the pretzels sticks instead of regular pretzels or maybe that's the way they are suppose to be. I think I will try this recipe one more time and use the regular pretzels and see if that makes a difference.


20 Ratings

Apr 20, 2003

I also used pretzel sticks, broken into bits and pieces and got that not-so-crunchy texture, but when it tastes this good, who cares?? I used milk chocolate/peanut butter morsels and fat free sweetened condensed milk. I liked the idea of bits and pieces as opposed to the crushed pretzels (made them look like little chocolate covered bird's nests!)but next time I may try a different shaped pretzel. MUCH easier and quicker than the dipped pretzels I usually do!!! Thanks for the idea!

Jan 03, 2008

I didn't like the flavor of these at all. They were really easy to make but something about the flavor was off... not sure what it was, but I probably won't try them again :(

Apr 19, 2010

These taste really good for about the first 30 minutes, then the pretzels get stale and they aren't worth eating.

Dec 11, 2009

These are just plain YUMMY! Made it exactly as the directions said except just broke up the pretzels instead of crushing them. They taste like candy and I am wishing I doubled the recipe! Great way to use pretzels.

Mar 26, 2008

They tasted great, but were too sticky. Will def. try to make again to figure what went wrong.

Jan 27, 2005

I also used this recipe to "use up" some sweetened condensed milk from another recipe. I used the regular mini pretzal twists and broke them into smaller pieces (not crushed). I had no butterscotch chips so I used vanilla instead and I did go with the 1/2 cup of peanuts. I certainly agree that this is much easier than the task of dipping pretzals individually. When I make again I will be probably use peanut butter chips and will increase the peanuts even a little more. Thanks for the recipe!!


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  • Calories
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 181 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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