These Salted Chocolate Caramel and Pretzel Bars Are The Perfect Combination Of Salty And Sweet

Tastes Better From Scratch

Is there any combination better than salty and sweet? If you’re the type that can’t choose between the appetizers and the sweets table at a gathering, you’re going to want to check out these delicious salted chocolate and caramel pretzel bars from Tastes Better From Scratch. They will quickly become your go-to salty-sweet indulgence.

They’re made from just four simple ingredients, and you don’t need any complicated equipment to pull them off. All you have to do is melt the chocolate, spread it evenly over parchment paper and add pretzel bits over the top. Then, melt caramel bits in the microwave and drizzle that on top of the pretzels. Finally, sprinkle the whole thing with sea salt and refrigerate. When the snack has hardened, cut into bite-sized pieces and enjoy!

This easy-to-make recipe would be great for any parties you have coming up, but it could also be the ideal way to simply treat yourself.

Tastes Better From Scratch

If you’re looking for even more sweet and salty snacks to enjoy, popcorn is the perfect base. This savory popcorn mix recipe comes courtesy of From Valerie’s Kitchen and sounds like a decadent trail mix. It combines M&M’s and pretzels, along with a few other sweet and savory ingredients. It definitely wouldn’t last long at my house!

This treat would be great to serve at a party (particularly in festive containers, as pictured below) or to pack up individually as little gifts. Make sure to store it in an airtight container or zippered bags for maximum freshness.

From Valerie's Kitchen

If you want to get really fancy with your sweet and salty creations, try these mini pineapple casseroles with bacon. The recipe comes from Anne Wolfe Postic, a writer, editor and recipe developer who has written for Southern Living — so she knows what she’s doing when it comes to tasty treats.

These adorable cups could work as passed appetizers, desserts or even a side dish. There’s really no wrong way to chow down on sweet pineapple and salty bacon. 

Anne Wolf Postic

Do you have a favorite sweet and salty recipe?

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