We subbed half the butter with oil to get the butter flavor with less expense…this is one dairy bar you don’t need lots of new ingredients to make!
There are some recipes in life that I avoid making simply because I love them too much and I would eat too much of them. There’s the Cookies n’ Creme Bars from Dinner Done (ditto for the Lotus Bars). This is another one of those.
But what I do love about this recipe is that it’s just so easy and accessible. You might be making other fancy things this Shavuot, but this is the one that is unintimidating and just good. Plus, you don’t have to buy lots of ingredients. It’s just one stick of butter and one bar of white chocolate (the second is totally optional and unnecessary…it’s just for looks)…my house is a pretzel house (that’s our main snack), so the pretzels are always there already.
And, of course, it’s a 9×13.
Combine butter, oil, and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and mix.
Add flour and salt.
Fold in white chocolate.
Give pretzels a few good bangs. You should end up with a variety of sizes of pretzel crumbs and pretzel pieces.
Fold pretzels into batter.
- 1 stick (½ cup butter), melted
- ½ cup oil
- 1 ¾ cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 ¾ cup flour
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 (3.5 ounce) bar dairy white chocolate, chopped
- 1 cup pretzels
- For Drizzling, After Baking, Optional Topping: 1 (3.5 ounce) bar dairy white chocolate, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350F. Line or grease a 9x13 baking pan.
- In a bowl or in the pan, combine butter, oil, and brown sugar. Mix to combine. Add eggs and vanilla and mix. Add flour and salt and mix until combined. Fold in white chocolate.
- Meanwhile, add pretzels to a Ziploc bag and give them a few good bangs with a mallet, the bottom of a pot, or anything you have in the kitchen that’s nice and strong. You should end up with a variety of sizes of pretzel crumbs and pretzel pieces. Fold pretzels into batter.
- Add batter to prepared baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes.
- Drizzle Optional Topping After Baking