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Sea salt caramel pretzel brownies

Drizzle
5sp/4pp each
3 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Baking
Servings 9

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups of pretzels I used Rold Gold tiny twists, and measure them before crushing them
  • 1 Tbsp reduced fat margarine melted
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites 1/4 cup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 Tbsp mini chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp sugar free caramel topping
  • Pinch of sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F, spray a 9 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Crush your pretzels into a crumb, I placed in a bag and crushed with a heavy glass.
  • Sprinkle into the bottom of your baking dish, drizzle your melted margarine on top of pretzel crumbs.
  • In a bowl beat together your egg, egg whites, sugar and apple sauce for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in your vanilla, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and chocolate chips and mix well.
  • Very gently pour your brownie batter on to your pretzel crumbs, try to spread without messing up the crumbs too much, it's ok if some show through around the edges.
  • Pour your caramel sauce into a small zip lock bag, cut of tip of bag and drizzle on to brownie batter, top with a pinch of sea salt.
  • Bake in oven for 20-23 minutes.
  • Let cool then cut into 9 large brownies (you can cut them smaller and figure out points as they will be less)
  • Makes 9 brownies at 5 smart points each or 4 points plus (WW old point program)
  • Nutritional info per brownie.. Calories 147..Fat 2.6g.. Saturated fat 0.7g..Carbs 28.1g...Fiber 1.9g..Sugars 8g.. Protein 3.9g