Pretzels make a good snack, but that is not where their strength lies. Sure, they go great with a beer, but where they really shine is as an ingredient in the kitchen. Restaurants have been using them in place of bread crumbs for years, but we really like it when they make their way into desserts.

From peanut butter ice box cakes to Nutella-spiked brownies, the possibility for sweet recipes with pretzels is endless.

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  • Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzel Tart

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://hotpolkadot.com/2012/06/15/the-cleanse/" target="_hplink">Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzel Tart recipe</a> by Hot Polka Dot</strong>

  • Peanut Butter Pretzel M&M Truffle Brownies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://buttercreamblondie.com/peanut-butter-pretzel-mm-truffle-brownies/" target="_hplink">Peanut Butter Pretzel M&M Truffle Brownies recipe</a> by Buttercream Blondie</strong>

  • Deconstructed Peanut Butter, Prickly Pear Jelly & Pretzel Icebox Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://scarlettabakes.com/deconstructed-peanut-butter-prickly-pear-pretzel-icebox-cake/" target="_hplink">Deconstructed Peanut Butter, Prickly Pear Jelly & Pretzel Icebox Cake recipe</a> by Scarletta Bakes</strong>

  • Nutella Pretzel Brownies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.bakingdom.com/2012/04/nutella-pretzel-brownies.html" target="_hplink">Nutella Pretzel Brownies recipe</a> by Bakingdom</strong>

  • Peanut Butter and Banana Mini Cheesecakes With Pretzel Crust

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.alli-n-son.com/2012/08/07/peanut-butter-and-banana-mini-cheesecakes-with-pretzel-crust/" target="_hplink">Peanut Butter and Banana Mini Cheesecakes with Pretzel Crust</a> by Alli 'n Sons</strong>

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.thenovicechefblog.com/2012/06/chocolate-peanut-butter-pretzel-bites/" target="_hplink">Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites recipe</a> by The Novice Chef</strong>

  • Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.whatmegansmaking.com/2012/05/strawberry-pretzel-dessert.html" target="_hplink">Strawberry Pretzel Dessert recipe</a> by What's Megan Making</strong>

  • Salted Pretzel-Marshmallow Bars

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.fullforkahead.com/2012/08/22/salted-pretzel-marshmallow-bars/" target="_hplink">Salted Pretzel-Marshmallow Bars recipe</a> by Full Fork Ahead</strong>

  • Oreo Cheesecake Pretzel Sandwiches

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://ratherbebaking.com/2010/09/just-because/" target="_hplink">Oreo Cheesecake Pretzel Sandwiches recipe</a> by Rather Be Baking</strong>

  • Chocolate Chip Bars With A Salty Pretzel Crust

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyscratch.com/2011/10/chocolate-chip-cookie-bars-with-a-salty-pretzel-crust.html" target="_hplink">Chocolate Chip Bars with a Salty Pretzel Crust recipe</a> by Simply Scratch</strong>

  • Chocolate Pretzel Fudge

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://eatathomecooks.com/2011/06/chocolate-pretzel-fudge.html" target="_hplink">Chocolate Pretzel Fudge recipe</a> by Eat At Home</strong>

  • Chocolate Covered Cookie Butter Pretzels

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://keepitsweetdesserts.com/chocolate-covered-cookie-butter-pretzels/" target="_hplink">Chocolate Covered Cookie Butter Pretzels recipe</a> by Keep It Sweet Desserts</strong>

  • Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Shortbread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://vanillakitchen.blogspot.com/2009/12/pretzel-shortbread.html" target="_hplink">Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Shortbread recipe</a> by Vanilla Sugar Blog</strong>

  • Pretzel, Chocolate Chip And Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://butterbaking.wordpress.com/2012/08/30/chocolate-pretzel-and-peanut-butter-truffle-brownies/" target="_hplink">Pretzel, Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies recipe</a> by Butter</strong>

  • Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel & Cranberry Popcorn Balls

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.savoringthethyme.com/2012/01/dark-chocolate-peaut-butter-pretzel-cranberry-popcorn-balls-and-healthy-snacking-tips/" target="_hplink">Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel & Cranberry Popcorn Balls recipe</a> by Savoring The Thyme</strong>

  • Pretzel S'mores

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.lovefromtheoven.com/2011/07/21/pretzel-smores/" target="_hplink">Pretzel S'mores recipe</a> by Love from the Oven</strong>

  • Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownie Cups

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://thebakeryspot.com/peanut-butter-pretzel-brownie-cups.html" target="_hplink">Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownie Cups recipe</a> by The Bakery Spot</strong>

  • Brownie Pretzel Pie recipe

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://becca-bakes.com/home/brownie-pretzel-pie/" target="_hplink">Brownie Pretzel Pie recipe</a> by Becca Bakes</strong>

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