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blondies with caramel sauce, pretzels, and chocolate chips

Salted Caramel Pretzel Blondies

The ultimate dessert, these Salted Caramel Pretzel Blondies are easy to make, indulgent, and delicious! Perfect for those who love a sweet and salty combo.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings
Calories 256 kcal


  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • cup mini pretzels about 30 pretzels, divided
  • chocolate chips for topping

Salted Caramel

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter room temperature
  • ¼ cup cream
  • ½ tsp flakey sea salt



  • Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease and line an 8x8-in. baking pan with parchment overhanging the sides.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat melted butter and brown sugar until blended. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Add flour, baking powder and salt and mix until combined. Coarsely chop half of the pretzels and fold into the blondie batter.
  • Transfer the batter into prepared pan and spread into an even later. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Salted Caramel

  • Heat the sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Once the sugar begins to melt, gently tilt the saucepan to melt all of the sugar. Once the sugar is amber color, remove the saucepan from heat. Whisk in butter and cream until smooth. Stir in sea salt.
  • Pour into a heatproof bowl and set aside to cool.


  • Spread caramel topping over cooled blondies. Top with remaining pretzels, and chocolate chips. Use the parchment paper to lift the blondies out of the pan and cut into 16 bars.


  • Store: These blondies can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for 3-5 days.
  • Freeze: Store blondies in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 2 months. When you would like to enjoy them, remove from the freezer, and allow them to thaw at room temperature before enjoying.


Serving: 1barCalories: 256kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 2gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 181mgPotassium: 42mgFiber: 1gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 490IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
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