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PEANUT BUTTER PRETZEL BARS {with Bourbon and Bacon}

These peanut butter pretzel bars will hit all your cravings in one bite. Sweet, salty, crunchy, and chewy! Did I mention that they have bacon in them?

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OMG, these peanut butter pretzel bars are everything I am craving right now.

Thank goodness there is one thing that can do that instead of me having to eat 3 different foods to feel satisfied.

Not to mention all those extra calories I am not consuming because I am eating these!

How many things can I cram in these here Peanut Butter Pretzel bars? As many as I want!!

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PEANUT BUTTER PRETZEL BAR INGREDIENTS

  • butter
  • brown sugar
  • egg
  • vanilla
  • peanut butter
  • bourbon
  • flour
  • bacon
  • pretzels

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HOW TO MAKE PEANUT BUTTER PRETZEL BARS

FIRST: Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare an 8×8 baking pan with parchment paper or nonstick cooking spray.

SECOND: In a bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar in either a stand mixer or with a hand mixer. Add in the egg, vanilla. Mix until combined. Add the bourbon and mix well to combine. Add in the peanut butter and mix until combined.

THIRD: Add in the flour and mix just until combined. Break the pretzels into large pieces. Fold in the pretzels gently as not to break up the pretzel pieces too much. Spread the batter in an 8×8 baking pan sprayed with non-stick spray. Spread pretzel pieces or whole pretzels on the top of the batter and press in slightly to get the pretzels to stick.

FOURTH: Bake at 350F for 20 minutes or until the middle is set and a toothpick comes out nearly clean.  A few crumbs are ok. Cool completely. Cut and store in an airtight container for up to a week.

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Stacked Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars with Bourbon and Bacon on parchment paper on a wood surface

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars with Bourbon and Bacon

Yield: 16 bars
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

These peanut butter pretzel bars with bacon and bourbon will hit all your cravings in one bite.  And did I mention they have bacon in them!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 4 tablespoons bourbon (I used TJ Weller for this recipe)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons bacon (cooked and chopped fine)
  • 1 cup pretzels (broken into pieces)
  • pretzels (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar in either a stand mixer or with a hand mixer.
  3. Add in the egg, vanilla.
  4. Mix until combined.
  5. Add the bourbon and mix well to combine.
  6. Add in the peanut butter and mix until combined.
  7. Add in the flour and mix just until combined.
  8. Break the pretzels into large pieces.
  9. Fold in the pretzels gently as not to break up the pretzel pieces too much.
  10. Spread the batter in an 8x8 baking pan sprayed with non-stick spray.
  11. Spread pretzel pieces or whole pretzels on the top of the batter and press in slightly to get the pretzels to stick.
  12. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes or until the middle is set and a toothpick comes out nearly clean.  A few crumbs are ok.
  13. Cool completely.
  14. Cut and store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Notes

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 209Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 182mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 4g

This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.

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Wednesday 6th of September 2017

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Micki & jeff

Tuesday 5th of September 2017

Hi, this sounds absolutely amazing, but neither the recipe nor the ingredients seem to have the amount of bourbon required. I'm assuming that it's 1 gallon? Creamed with the butter? Or would that be too much?

Seriously, I'm guessing that it's a couple of T's, blended with the butter and brown sugar... does this sound right?

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jeff (of Chefs at Home with Micki & jeff)

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Wednesday 6th of September 2017

OMG, I can't believe I left out the best part of the bars! Maybe I had too much of the leftover bourbon while I was typing this:) Thanks for letting me know so I could fix it.

Heath

Saturday 2nd of September 2017

The recipe doesn't seem to have bourbon in it. Am I missing something?

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Wednesday 6th of September 2017

Sorry about that! I must have had too much bourbon while typing it up. I have updated it now:)

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