PRETZEL CRUSTED PEANUT BUTTER CUP BLONDIE PIE

9 Apr

I picked up tjs mini pb cups and then tried not to eat them all. So I decided to bake them into something. This was delicious. The pretzel crust was a bit crumbly. This turned out delicious nonetheless! Yum!

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PRETZEL CRUSTED PEANUT BUTTER CUP BLONDIE PIE
adapted from cookiesandcups

Ingredients

2 cups crushed pretzels
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup butter, room temp
3/4 cup light brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp kosher salt
2 1/4 flour
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
8 oz mini peanut butter cups

How to Make

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Combine crushed pretzels, 1/2 cup melted butter and 1/2 cup sugar in a bowl. Press mixture firmly into the bottom and up sides of a 10″ pie or tart pan.
  3. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. While crust is baking make the blondie filling.
  5. Cream butter, 3/4 cup granulated sugar and 3/4 cup brown sugar with your mixer.
  6. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until combined and smooth.
  7. On low speed add in your baking soda, salt and flour until incorporated evenly.
  8. Still on low, add in your chocolate chips and Reese’s Minis until evenly distributed.
  9. Press mixture on top of baked crust.
  10. Place pie back in oven for 30-35 minutes until just set.
  11. Let cool on wire rack before serving.
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