Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Cheesecake Bars

This "Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Cheesecake Bars" recipe is the perfect combinations of salty and sweet. This dessert recipe has a salty pretzel crust with chocolate peanut butter ganache drizzled over the peanut butter cheesecake, the whole family will love them.

The chocolate peanut butter combination, along with the salty-sweet element with the pretzels and the fact that there is cheesecake added in, brings this dessert recipe to a whole new level. Not to mention the fact that peanut butter ganache is drizzled over the top of these delicious bars! You'll love the pretzel crust of this chocolate peanut butter pretzel cheesecake bar recipe, the ingredients you will need for the crust recipe include pretzels crushed into fine crumbs, melted unsalted butter, brown sugar, and chocolate chips. To start the crust preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line an 8 by 8 inch baking pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Combine the pretzel crumbs, melted butter, and sugar.

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