Do you ever get a yearning for a snack that is both salty and sweet?? Well, I had that particular craving today, but I didn’t have any snacks on hand that looked like they would satisfy my appetite.
I was already planning on doing some baking today, so I started thinking of something I could make that would satisfy my sweet and salty snack craving. Here’s what did the trick – the Chocolate Covered Pretzel Cookie!!
At first bite, this cookie is soft, chewy and oh so chocolaty. But then you get a little salty surprise from the crisp pretzel pieces. It’s the best of both worlds!!
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup baking cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup pretzel sticks, broken into bite-sized pieces
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs and vanilla extract and mix until combined. Gradually add dry ingredients and blend well.
Fold in the chocolate chips and pretzel pieces.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2-inches apart, onto cookie sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet. Remove from cookie sheet to a wire rack and cool completely.
Makes approximately 3 1/2 dozen cookies.
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