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No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

These peanut butter pretzel bars are no bake and full of crunchy goodness. You will love the pairing of sweet and salty!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20 bars


  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 cups crushed pretzels
  • 1 1/4 cup peanut butter divided
  • 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped peanuts optional


  • Line a 9 inch baking dish with parchment paper or foil. Use a square dish for thicker bars and a 9x13 for thinner bars.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the crushed pretzels, confectioners sugar, melted butter, and 1 cup of the peanut butter.
  • Press the pretzel mixture into the lined baking dish.
  • Melt the chocolate chips and remaining 1/4 cup of peanut butter together. Spread the chocolate mixture on top of the pretzel mixture.
  • Sprinkle the top of the bars with chopped peanuts if desired.
  • Chill the bars for about an hour in the refrigerator. After chilling, cut into squares.
Keyword no bake, peanut butter pretzel bars