Chubby Hubby Bars

Indulge your taste buds with the irresistible Chubby Hubby Bars—a delectable treat that seamlessly combines sweet and salty flavors, making it a go-to choice for those with a penchant for all things delicious. The name pays homage to the beloved ice cream flavor by Ben & Jerry’s, featuring vanilla malt ice cream swirled with peanut butter and studded with fudge-covered pretzel nuggets. This homemade recipe brings these sensational flavors to life in a convenient and delightful bar form.

To savor Chubby Hubby Bars, relish them on their own for a delightful snack or dessert experience. However, for an elevated indulgence, consider pairing these bars with a scoop of velvety vanilla ice cream. The contrast between the rich, gooey bars and the cool, creamy ice cream creates a symphony of textures and temperatures that is simply divine. Take it up a notch by drizzling warm caramel sauce over the top, adding yet another layer of indulgent sweetness.

For an ultimate treat, accompany these bars with a cup of hot coffee or a refreshing glass of cold milk. The interplay of the robust coffee flavor or the classic milk pairing enhances the overall experience, making each bite a moment of pure delight.

Whether enjoyed solo or dressed up with additional delights, Chubby Hubby Bars are a testament to the magical combination of sweet and salty. Share them with friends, and family, or keep them all to yourself—these bars are bound to become a cherished go-to dessert that leaves your taste buds yearning for more.


– 2 cups all-purpose flour
– 2 eggs
– 3/4 cup room-temperature unsalted butter
– 1/2 cup granulated sugar
– 1 cup light brown sugar
– One 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pretzels
– 1 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– One cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
– 1/4 cup chunky peanut butter

#### For Topping (as desired):

– 1/4 cup chocolate chips
–  Quarter cup coarsely chopped pretzels
– 1/4 cup peanut butter chips


1. **Preheat Oven:** Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a 9×13-inch baking pan with parchment paper.

2. **Prepare Dry Ingredients:** In a medium bowl, whisk together 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Set aside.

3. **Cream Butter and Sugars:** In a large mixing bowl, cream together 3/4 cup of room-temperature unsalted butter, 1 cup of light brown sugar, and 1/2 cup of granulated sugar until smooth and creamy.

4. **Add Eggs and Vanilla:** Add 2 large eggs and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract to the butter-sugar mixture. Mix until well combined.

5. **Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients:** Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.

6. **Stir in Mix-Ins:** Stir in 1/4 cup of chunky peanut butter, 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips, and 1 1/2 cups of coarsely chopped pretzels into the dough until evenly distributed.

7. **Press Into Pan:** Press the dough evenly into the prepared baking pan.

8. **Add Toppings:** Sprinkle the desired toppings over the batter on top.

9. **Bake:** Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown.

10. **Cool and Cut:** Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack. Once cooled, lift the bars out of the pan using the parchment paper and cut into squares or bars.

11. **Enjoy:** Enjoy your Chubby Hubby Bars! Store any leftovers in an airtight container.


These Chubby Hubby Bars are sure to become a favorite in your household. Whether enjoyed as a snack or served as a dessert, their amazing combination of sweet and salty flavors will delight your taste buds and leave you craving more. So go ahead, treat yourself to these irresistible bars and savor every delicious bite! 🍫🥨🥜

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