Looking for a deliciously different bar cookie? These sweet and salty Blitz Bars are so good, you won't know what hit you. A salted pretzel crust is topped with a mixture of melted bittersweet chocolate, peanut butter, almonds, dried cherries and coconut to create a decadent dessert. Top with our free printable "Blitz Bar" flags and watch your party guests rush to get their hands on these simply irresistible bar cookies.
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For the crust
For the topping
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with parchment paper, leaving the paper long enough to hang over the edge of the pan.
- In a bowl, mix the flour, ground pretzels and sugar to combine. Add the melted butter and mix again until you have soft dough.
- Press the dough into a pan and bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool completely.
- While the crust is cooling, melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler or microwave. Add the peanut butter, stirring until well combined. Pour and spread the filling evenly over the cooled crust.
- Sprinkle the remaining topping ingredients evenly over the filling.
- Chill in the freezer for 1 hour. Use the parchment to lift the cookies out of the pan. Cut into rectangles.