Peanut Butter, Pretzel and Chocolate Cookies

  • Preparation 25 MIN
    Cooking 12 MIN
  • Makes 12 to 14 cookies
These giant sweet-and-salty cookies are loaded with chocolate chunks, crushed pretzels, peanuts and chocolate caramels.



  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder and baking soda.
  3. In another bowl, cream the brown sugar, butter and peanut butter with an electric mixer. Add the egg and egg yolk. Whisk until smooth. Using a wooden spoon or spatula, add the dry ingredients, then the chopped chocolate.
  4. On a plate, combine the pretzels and peanuts.
  5. Using a ¼ cup (60 ml) ice cream scoop, form the mixture into balls. Using your hands, press and flatten the cookies into the pretzel mixture. Place 4 to 5 cookies on each baking sheet, evenly spacing them out. Press 1 chocolate (or 3 mini chocolates) into the centre of each cookie.
  6. Bake one sheet at a time for 12 minutes or until the edges of the cookies are cooked. Let cool completely on the baking sheets.


To ensure that the chocolates do not leak as they melt, make sure not to let them touch the baking sheet when you press them into the cookies.

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Nutrition Facts

Pour 1/14 de la recette

Content % Daily Value
Calories 355  
Total Fat 20 g  
Saturated Fat 10 g  
Sodium (salt) 145 mg  
Carbohydrates 39 g  
Fibre 2 g  
Protein 6 g