26 Ways to Get Your Sweet-Salty Fix

Satisfy two cravings in one fell swoop with recipes like nutty pretzel turtles and candied bacon, further proof that this dynamic flavor combo can do no wrong.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel Bars

These sweet and salty peanut butter-based bars are an ideal afternoon pick-me-up with just the right amount of crunch!

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Bacon Brittle

"This is great as is, but I’d put even more pecans and bacon in it! I enjoyed it very much."

-nif

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Salted Peanut Butter Brownies

"Wow! The salty peanuts and the peanut butter buttercream made these brownies fantastic! The peanuts were the best part."

-laurenpie

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Caramel Candy Bars

"These were incredible and easier to make than I thought. I used crushed macadamia nuts — what a decadent treat!"

-CulinaryExplorer

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Salty-Sweet Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza

Nothing's better than a 3-ingredient dessert that harnesses the power of this epic sweet and salty combo.

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Sweet Toffee Pretzel Mix

"These were wonderful! They have a lightly sweet, buttery toffee taste. We may try drizzling them with a little chocolate next time."

-Reeces Pieces

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Honey, Oat & Peanut Butter Balls

"Very yummy! The vanilla really adds a nice touch. They're wonderful rolled in coconut."

-TexasToast R

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Candied Bacon

"Amazing. I substituted cayenne for the cumin to give it a great salty, sweet and spicy taste."

-Vicki in CT

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Sweet & Salty Grilled Cheese Sandwich

"I never would have thought to put dates in a grilled cheese! This was great. Next time I'll cut up the dates even more so they spread out."

-flower7

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Rolo Pretzel Turtles

"This is such a wonderful recipe! It satisfies my sweet and salty cravings all at once, and it’s so quick and easy to make."

-Debbwl

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Salted Peanut Chews

"These little gems are quite a crowd pleaser, with the salty peanuts, rich peanut butter Rice Krispies, marshmallows and a cookie-like base."

-Shae

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Banana Nutella Delight

"Genius! The saltiness of the cracker goes so well with the Nutella and bananas."

-mersaydees

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Salted Coffee Toffee Bars

"These were a huge hit. I was worried some people would be put off by the salt, but they were the first cookies to disappear!"

-Kevlarturtle

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzels

"Awesome! The large, thin pretzels taste better than the minis for this recipe. The peanut butter drizzle is the perfect addition."

-Kat Frass

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Glazed Nuts

"Wow, these were terrific! Mmm. So good. They reminded me of the peanuts you find in Cracker Jack."

-Heather U.

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Crazy Dipped Pretzels

"In addition to sprinkles, I also dipped some in finely crumbled crispy bacon. It went great with the chocolate!"

-mildredscloset

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Sweet & Salty Breakfast Sandwich

"What a way to jazz up breakfast! I liked the mild tartness of the bread contrasted with the sweet bacon."

-Susie D

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Chocolate Haystacks

"These were very good and crunchy! I used chow mein noodles because I didn't find rice noodles."

-Boomette

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Salty-Sweet Butterscotch Cookies

"These little treats were perfection. l loved the sweet, salty flavors in this cookie. The cashews are a wonderful addition!"

-Baby Kato

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Salted Caramel Treats

A brilliant take on rice krispie treats, these caramel-topped beauties are a great way to show off your flaky sea salt collection.

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Black Licorice Squares

Salted black licorice isn't for everyone, but if you're a fan of anise and salt, you can't go wrong with this recipe.

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Chubby Hubby Bars

"The best bars I've ever had. I LOVE Ben & Jerry's Chubby Hubby, and these are as close as you can get without being ice cream!"

-Jill E Beans

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Heath Salted Caramel Cookies

Start with a simple chocolate chip cookie, add Heath bar crumbles, salt and pretzels—and rejoice!

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Salty Butter Break-Ups

This giant butter cookie is perfect for someone with a sweet-and-salty tooth. The trick? Use the highest quality ingredients so you can enjoy the simplicity in style.

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Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Nuts

"These were fabulous. I like the fact I did not have to keep turning the nuts like other recipes. My guests loved them."

-aronsinvest

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Salty Peanut-Cream Cheese Brownies

Sweet and salty to the extreme, these brownies are loaded with crunchy peanuts, raspberry jam and cream cheese frosting. Amazing.

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