Butter Toffee Pretzels | The Domestic Rebel


Gold and white bowl of butter toffee pretzels on white wood with pink cloth

Ready for the most addictive snack? These Butter Toffee Pretzels are insanely delicious, sweet and salty, buttery and crunchy goodness!

This may be one of the most addictive snacks I have ever made! Full stop, no joke. If you have issues with stopping after a handful, you’re going to want to steer clear of this one. Just kidding – you have got to try it and see what the hype’s about.

I got the idea for these addictive pretzels from watching a friend’s Trader Joe’s haul on Instagram Stories. She said she picked up some butter toffee pretzels from TJ’s and said they were amazing. While I only live about 10 minutes from a Trader Joe’s, I loathe going there because it is always insanely busy. The parking lot is comically small and cramped, and inside is just a madhouse, even with their new shopping restrictions. So yeah, I only like going if I absolutely, positively have to (like for their potstickers – yum!).

Perhaps I’ll pick some up another time, but to avoid the madhouse I decided I’d make my own and boy, I am glad I did! These Butter Toffee Pretzels are so delicious and easy, too!

Butter toffee pretzels scattered on brown parchmentYou simply add an entire bag of pretzel twists to a large roasting pan that’s been lightly greased with cooking spray (trust me, this makes clean-up a breeze!). Then, you’ll make your toffee mixture. It’s as simple as adding butter, brown sugar, and light corn syrup to a saucepan and boiling it, then adding in some vanilla and baking soda. Pour the hot toffee mixture evenly over the pretzels, toss to coat, and I sprinkled in some Heath toffee bits on top for added crunch and to really drive home that toffee goodness.

Gold and white bowl with butter toffee pretzels on white woodThe hardest part is the time it takes to bake – 1 hour, with stirring every 15 minutes to ensure the toffee coats each pretzel piece. Once baked, spread it out onto a wax paper-lined countertop and let it cool so the toffee coating hardens over the pretzels. It’ll create these irresistible little clusters of toffee pretzels – YUM.

Closeup white bowl of butter toffee pretzels with pink cloth in backgroundThese are sweet, salty, buttery, crunchy and SO divine! You’re going to love my Butter Toffee Pretzels – TJ’s who?!

Closeup of butter toffee pretzels on parchment

Butter Toffee Pretzels

These Butter Toffee Pretzels are addictive, easy and SO divine! Buttery, crunchy, sweet and salty perfection in one easy and irresistible snack mix!

Prep Time1 hr

Cook Time1 hr 5 mins

Total Time2 hrs 5 mins

Course: Candy, Dessert

Cuisine: American, Dessert

Servings: 10 cups

Ingredients

  • 10 cups (One 16 oz bag) mini pretzel twists
  • 1 cup lightly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter cubed
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 bag Heath toffee bits

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 200° degrees F. Lightly grease a large roasting pan with cooking spray; I use a disposable one for easy cleanup. Add the pretzels to the roasting pan; set aside.

  • In a medium saucepan, add the brown sugar, cubed butter, and corn syrup and bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and whisk in the vanilla extract and baking soda; the toffee will bubble violently – this is normal.

  • Pour the hot toffee mixture evenly over the pretzels; sprinkle half of the bag of toffee bits over the pretzel mixture, too. Toss the pretzels to coat evenly in the toffee mixture and toffee bits.

  • Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes to ensure the hot toffee mixture evenly coats the pretzels. Once baked, spread the pretzel mixture onto a wax paper-lined countertop and immediately sprinkle with the remaining toffee bits. Allow the pretzels to set and harden, about 1 hour, before breaking into smaller clusters and packaging.

Notes

These pretzels will last about a week if stored properly in an airtight container at room temperature.

White bowl filled with butter toffee pretzelsYou guys are going to love how addictively sweet and salty these pretzels are!

Butter Toffee Pretzels photo collage

Have a super sweet day!

xo, Hayley

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