Get that sweet and salty taste in one easy, decadent brownie! These triple Layer Brownies start with a boxed mix, add some pretzels, peanut butter & chocolate and let the deliciousness begin!
While doing research on the island of Marathon in the Florida Keys for my Vacationplanit website, I came across a brownie recipe that was featured in the Marathon Garden Club’s newsletter.
It looked absolutely scrumptious and I couldn’t wait to get home to try it out. And the perfect occasion arrived with some friends that were visiting for the weekend.
To say it was easy is an understatement. You start with a sweetened pretzel crust that is baked until it’s nice and crunchy.
Then add your favorite boxed brownie mix and bake.
And the best part, top it with a mixture of chocolate and peanut butter. Oh, I’m drooling just thinking about it!
It was absolutely the best brownie combination, with its salty and sweet, that I ever had! It got rave reviews from our company and when my husband brought the rest into work (so I wouldn’t blow my diet completely) they thought it was so good that I had a host of volunteers to taste test whatever I made in the future. Seems like a pretty good recommendation for this rich and indulgent brownie dessert.
Triple Layer Pretzel Brownies
Yield: 24 bars
Get that sweet and salty taste in one triple layer brownie! Start with a boxed mix, some pretzels, peanut butter & chocolate. So easy & so delicious!
3/4 cup Nestle Toll House semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a small bowl, combine pretzels, butter and sugar. Press into an ungreased 13” x 9” baking dish.
Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and place dish on wire rack to cool while preparing brownie mix.
Reduce oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare brownie mixes according to directions. Pour over pretzel crust. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs (do not overbake). Place on wire rack until completely cool.
Melt chocolate chips & peanut butter in microwave; stir until smooth. Spread over brownies. Chill 30 minutes to make it easier to cut into bars. Allow to come to room temperature prior to serving to enjoy the richest flavor.