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No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars Recipe

No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars are a family favorite treat! So easy to make and these are delicious frozen!
Prep Time3 hrs 10 mins
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy recipe, no bake bars, No Bake Dessert, pretzels
Servings: 16
Calories: 400kcal


  • 9x9-inch baking pan
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Microwave Safe Bowl


  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter divided
  • ¾ cup butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 cups pretzels roughly chopped, divided
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips divided


  • Line a 9 x 9 inch baking pan with foil leaving an overhang on two sides.
  • Lightly spray foil with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Beat 1 1/4 cups peanut butter and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy.
  • Gradually beat in 1 cup powdered sugar.
  • Stir in remaining 1 cup powdered sugar, 3 cups pretzel pieces and 1/2 cup of chocolate chips.
  • Press evenly into prepared baking pan.
  • Microwave the remaining 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips and 3/4 cup peanut butter in microwave-safe bowl for 45 seconds; stir until combined.
  • If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted.
  • Spread chocolate peanut butter layer evenly over powdered sugar mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining pretzel pieces, pressing down lightly.
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until firm. Lift from pan; peel off foil and cut into pieces.
  • Store in a covered container in the refrigerator.


Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 478mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 266IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg