Peanut Butterscotch Pretzel Snacks

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 5 mins

Anytime I can make candy in the microwave, I"m all over it. Since I'm such a pretzel freak, I love this quick/easy recipe and snack. The amount of tiny pretzel twists is a guess and also feel free to omit the sesame seeds.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium microwave safe bowl on medium high power, microwave morsels and peanut butter for 1 minute.
  2. Stir.
  3. Microwave at additional 10-20 second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  4. Dip about 3/4 of one pretzel in butterscotch mixture.
  5. Shake off excess.
  6. Place on wire rack.
  7. Sprinkle lightly with sesame seeds.
  8. Repeat with remaining pretzels.
  9. If mixture thickens, microwave on medium high power at 10-20 second intervals.
  10. Stir until smooth.
  11. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until set.
  12. Store in airtight container.


Most Helpful

I tried the microwave method and then a second attempt using a double boiler. Neither approach ended in a creamy consistency...maybe it was the type of peanut butter I used. So then I melted Reeses peanut butter morsels in a double boiler with a bit of cream and that worked perfectly. The kids loved them. Left off the sesame seeds.

swissms January 18, 2009

Just the right amount of peanut butter . The butterscocth flavor was wonderful. A great snack for the football game A GREAT RECIPE !!

weekend cooker November 04, 2008

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