Pretzel Krispie Treats

If you’re a fan of delightful treats that strike the perfect balance between sweet and salty, then you’re in for a treat with our Pretzel Krispie Treats recipe. This easy-to-make dessert combines the classic appeal of krispie treats with the satisfying crunch of pretzels, resulting in a delicious treat that’s nothing short of amazing.

Why You’ll Love Pretzel Krispie Treats

  • Quick and Simple Delights: Whip up these treats effortlessly with just a few ingredients and an easy process—perfect for those spontaneous cravings or unexpected guests.
  • Sweet and Salty Bliss: Dive into the delightful blend of dark chocolate, gooey marshmallows, and crispy pretzels, creating a flavor symphony that’s impossible to resist and will have you coming back for more.
  • Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: If you crave the perfect mix of sugary goodness and savory delights, these Pretzel Krispie Treats are designed with your sweet tooth in mind.
  • Perfect for Any Occasion: Whether it’s a family movie night, a school bake sale, or a casual hangout with friends, these treats are versatile and fit seamlessly into any occasion.
  • Kid-Friendly Fun: Involve the little ones in the kitchen! This recipe’s simplicity makes it an excellent way to introduce kids to the joy of cooking.

Ingredients Needed To Make Pretzel Krispie Treats

  • Butter
  • Dark chocolate
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Pretzels
  • Topping: Melted chocolate and creamy peanut butter

How To Make Pretzel Krispie Treats

  1. Roughly break up the pretzels: Give the pretzels a satisfying crunch by breaking them into bite-sized pieces. This step sets the stage for the delightful texture of the treats.
  2. Place a large stockpot over medium heat, add the butter: Melt the butter in a large pot, creating a velvety base for the marshmallows and pretzels to come.
  3. Once melted, add the marshmallows and lower the heat: The gooey magic begins as the marshmallows melt, enveloping the butter in a sweet, sticky embrace.
  4. Once the marshmallows are melted, toss in the pretzels: Introduce the pretzels to the mix, ensuring each piece gets coated in the luscious marshmallow concoction.
  5. Lay out on a pan and drizzle dark chocolate & peanut butter on top: Transform your creation into a visual delight by drizzling a tempting blend of dark chocolate and peanut butter over the treats.
  6. Enjoy!: Your Pretzel Krispie Treats are ready to be devoured. Share them with friends and family or savor them all to yourself – the choice is yours!

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I use different types of chocolate for the drizzle? 

Absolutely! Experiment with your favorite chocolate varieties to create a custom drizzle that suits your taste.

Can I make these Pretzel Krispie Treats in advance for a party? 

Yes, you can prepare them in advance and store them in an airtight container. However, for the best texture, it’s recommended to enjoy them within a day or two.

Can I use regular-sized marshmallows instead of mini marshmallows? 

While mini marshmallows work well for even distribution, you can use regular-sized marshmallows, but make sure to cut them into smaller pieces for a uniform blend.

Can I add nuts or other toppings for extra crunch? 

Certainly! Feel free to customize your Pretzel Krispie Treats by adding chopped nuts, sprinkles, or any other toppings you fancy.

Pretzel Krispie Treats

I love the sweetness and saltiness of this! It’s a fun flavor combo
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pretzel Krispie Treats
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 432kcal


  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Stock Pot
  • Stove
  • Baking Sheet


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 10 oz bag mini marshmallows
  • 15 oz bag pretzels
  • 1 tbsp creamy peanut butter warmed up for a thin consistency
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate melted


  • Roughly break up the pretzels.
  • Place a large stock pot over medium heat, add the butter.
  • Once melted add the marshmallows and lower the heat.
  • Once the marshmallows are melted, toss in the pretzels.
  • Lay out on a pan and drizzle with the melted dark chocolate & peanut butter on top. Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 735mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 179IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 4mg
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