Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle

A tradition in our neighborhood is to exchange plates of cookies just before Christmas.  I like to mix up the assortment of goodies that I give our neighbors from year to year which means that I’m always looking for new recipes to try.  I recent recipe success was Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle.  I don’t know if I’ll share it with our neighbors, but I do know that I’ll keep making this for us to enjoy.

Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle - This is the perfect balance of sweet and salty and is so good. Get the recipe at virginiasweetpea.com.

 

This easy-to-make treat features pretzels and pecan coated with a syrup made with butterscotch morsels, butter, sugar, and maple syrup.  It’s baked in the oven so that the syrup caramelizes over the mixture.  Yum!

Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle - This is the perfect balance of sweet and salty and is so good. Get the recipe at virginiasweetpea.com.

The combination of salty and sweet is so good.  Mr. SP and I so much enjoyed this and finished off the batch in a shamefully short amount of time.

Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle - This is the perfect balance of sweet and salty and is so good. Get the recipe at virginiasweetpea.com.

 

This is a quick and easy recipe to make and perfect for munching on while watching TV.  If you are looking for a snack to enjoy or for one to share with friends this holiday season, consider making Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle.  It’s so good!

Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle
 
This sweet and salty snack is perfect for munching while enjoying a TV show or movie.
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Serves: 1 pound
Ingredients
  • 5 cups mini-pretzel twists
  • ⅔ cup butterscotch morsels
  • 1 cup pecans, divided
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 18" x 13" rimmed baking sheet with parchment or a Silpat. Place pretzels, butterscotch morsels, and ⅔ cup pecan in a bowl.
  2. Combine butter, syrup, and sugar in a small saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until butter melts and sugar dissolves. Pour over pretzel mixture, tossing to coat. Spread coated pretzel mixture in an even layer on prepared pans. (Pretzels will overlap) Sprinkle with remaining ⅓ cup pecans.
  3. Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely (about 30 min.). Break into pieces.

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Comments

  1. Elizabeth H says:

    Thanks for posting this recipe. Sounds great and I plan to make for a friend and ME.

  2. Yum! I can even make these gluten free which is huge since most of the holiday recipes I find don’t convert well:) Pinned!

  3. I love sweet and salty – these look great! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up!

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