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German Chocolate with Pretzel Crust Bars

 German Chocolate with Pretzel Crust Bars
Sweet, salty, chewy and sensational, these moist bars are pretty, very rich and finger-lickin’ good. —Margaret Wilson, Sun City, California
48 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package German chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed pretzels
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2-1/4 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, pretzels, egg and butter.
  • Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire
  • rack.
  • In a large bowl, beat the sugar, eggs and corn syrup until blended.
  • Fold in coconut, chips and pecans; pour over crust. Bake for 25-35
  • minutes or until edges are brown and center is almost set. Cool on a
  • wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 4 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 bar equals 173 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 137 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.