sharing a fun twist on the graham cracker with this pretzel crust recipe
To think all the times I ran up to the store to buy graham crackers (crushed) for this summer dessert and I could have used the bags of pretzels in the pantry. Pretzels are my go-to salty snack. I never thought to blend them into a tasty crust for desserts.
HOW TO MAKE A PRETZEL CRUST
I used this recipe when I made these mini cheesecakes. But, let’s just say the best part of the recipe was the pretzel crust.
I never thought to substitute the classic graham cracker crust with pretzels?
The differences are subtle, but let’s face it butter with anything sweet or salty tastes amazing. This recipe can flex up or down with easy ratios. I suggest doubling the recipe for square 8×8 pans.
Butter, crushed pretzels and a bit of sugar are the only ingredients needed for this tasty twist.
If you have a super sweet dessert you may want to try the pretzel-based crust. And, pretzels always taste great with chocolate too.
- 1 3/4 cups pretzel sticks
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 2 tbsp. sugar
- 1. Melt the butter in a microwavable dish2. Add the crushed pretzels 3. Mix in sugar. Mix and use to form crusts for mini cupcake holders.Double or Tripe the recipe depending on the size of your baking dish.