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Quick and Easy

ROLO® Pretzel Bark


1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
1 pound

Pretzels, HERSHEY'S Chocolate and ROLO® Creamy Caramels meld as one to create a scrumptious chocolate bark you won't soon forget. This chocolate caramel pretzel bark recipe has it all: salty, sweet, chewy and crunchy. Best of all? No need to bake.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Chill Time
1 hour


  • 15
    ROLO® Creamy Caramels in Chocolate Candy
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tsp
    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • 16
    soft caramel candies, divided
  • 1 Tbsp
    heavy cream, divided
  • 18
    small pretzel twists

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Cookie Sheet Cookie Sheet
Parchment Paper Parchment Paper
Knife Knife
Cutting Board Cutting Board
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave

Line cookies sheet or tray with parchment paper; set aside. Remove wrappers from chewy caramel candies; chop and set aside.


Place semi-sweet chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Spread over parchment paper in rectangular shape (about 11x13-inches).


Remove wrappers from soft caramels. Place 8 caramels and 1-1/2 teaspoons heavy cream in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 30 seconds or until caramels are melted and smooth when stirred. Drizzle over chocolate.


Sprinkle reserved chewy caramel pieces over chocolate and caramel. Top with pretzels, breaking to get good coverage.


Melt remaining 8 soft caramels and remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons heavy cream in small microwave bowl following above melting directions for soft caramels. Drizzle over bark.


Refrigerate until very firm. Break into pieces. For best results store in one layer in airtight container in cool, dry place.

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