4th of July M&M Bark

Author: Jennifer Tammy
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup pretzels enough to line the bottom of a pan
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup Patriotic M&Ms can use sprinkles or other candies as desired

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F
  2. Line the bottom of a baking tray or casserole dish with parchment paper.
  3. Place your brown sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium heat and melt. Cook for 2 minutes after they have melted, until the mixture reaches a caramel color.
  4. You can use a candy thermometer if it makes you more confident but it is not required.
  5. While the butter-sugar mixture is caramelizing, lay down an even layer of pretzels in your baking pan.
  6. Pour the sticky butter-sugar mixture over the pretzels and smooth with an offset spatula.
  7. Sprinkle the white chocolate chips over the caramel-pretzel layer and place in the oven for 4 minutes.
  8. Remove the baking pan from the oven and use a clean offset spatula to smooth the chocolate. The white chocolate may still look unmelted but remove it and try to smooth it - it may spread easily. If not, heat for an additional minute until spreadable.
  9. While the chocolate is still melted, sprinkle on your M&Ms before placing the baking pan in the fridge.
  10. After an hour, you can break up the candy and serve!