Who doesn't love the mixture of salt & chocolate? This is so good. If you don't care for pecans, substitute with any nut that you like or omit them all together. This goes a long way and is great for a party.
CHOCOLATE CARAMEL PECAN BARK
*1 cup butter
*1 cup light brown sugar
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*4 cups pretzels sticks, broken in small pieces
*1 cup pecans, chopped
*1 (12 ounce) bag milk chocolate chips
*1/2 cup butterscotch chips.
~Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
~Line a jelly-roll pan with parchment paper.
~Spread pretzels evenly over the pan.
~Sprinkle pecans over pretzels.
~In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat.
~Once butter starts to bubble on the sides add the brown sugar.
~Stir until brown sugar is mixed in well.
~Cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture starts to brown and butter is mixed in well (about 3-4 minutes).
~Stir in vanilla.
~Quickly and carefully pour caramel sauce over pretzels & pecans.
~Bake for 5 minutes, or until caramel is bubbling.
~Remove from oven.
~Sprinkle chocolate chips over caramel.
~Sprinkle butterscotch chips over chocolate chips.
~Bake for 45-50 seconds.
~Remove from oven and using a knife spread hot chocolate chips until smooth.
~Let cool for 15 minutes.
~Refrigerate for 1 hour.
~Break into pieces.
`Sprinkle with sea salt once chocolate chips have been melted.
`Omit butterscotch chips.
`Substitute butterscotch chips with peanut butter chips.