Champaign, Ill. (WCIA)

Food enthusiast, Ben Gullett, shares a fun recipe to whip up on this National Pretzel Day.

Mikesell’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars:


  • 3 cups of Mikesell’s Mini Pretzel Twists
  • 1 cup of butter, melted
  • 1.5 cup of peanut butter
  • 3 cups of powdered sugar
  • 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp. of shortening


  • Set aside 1.5 cups of Mikesell’s Mini Pretzel Twists and finely crush the other 1.5 cups.
  • Mix together butter, peanut butter, crushed pretzels and powdered sugar in a large bowl.
  • Line a baking pan with foil or parchment paper and press peanut butter mixture onto pan.
  • In a microwave, melt semi sweet chocolate chips and shortening. Stir until smooth.
  • Spread stirred, melted chocolate over your peanut butter mixture on your baking pan.
  • Spread your reserved, 1.5 cup of Mikesell’s Pretzels over top and refrigerate, covered for 1 hour.
  • After 1 hour, cut into bars – Enjoy!

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