What Is a Recipe for Cookies Made With Pretzels?

What Is a Recipe for Cookies Made With Pretzels?

Pretzel cookies combine crushed pretzels with sweet ingredients such as chocolate chips and vanilla. The saltiness of the pretzels complements the sweetness of the cookies.

Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This recipe was originally published in Southern Living magazine. It produces a simple chocolate chip cookie with a salty twist.

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 14 minutes

Ready in: 44 minutes


  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 12-ounce packages of semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups pretzel sticks, crushed
  1. Prepare the oven and the baking sheet
  2. Turn on the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside.

  3. Combine the moist ingredients
  4. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugars together with an electric mixer. Beat in the eggs and vanilla to form a smooth mixture.

  5. Combine the dry ingredients
  6. In a small bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and salt together.

  7. Make the dough
  8. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter and sugar mixture. Beat until dough forms.

  9. Add the chocolate chips and pretzels
  10. Coarsely crush the pretzels. Use the mixer to carefully beat the chocolate chips and crushed pretzels into the dough.

  11. Bake the cookies
  12. Drop the dough onto the prepared cookie sheet with a tablespoon. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes. Baking the cookies for a shorter period of time creates chewy cookies, while baking them longer produces crisp cookies.