Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies- Revisited

June 17, 2013



Today we are flashing back to a simpler time...2011.  Remember 2011?  Charlie Sheen had a bit of a public  meltdown. William and Kate tied the knot. Oprah ended.  And, of course..Table for Seven was born!  These cookies were the very first recipe posted on my blog.  Do you remember?  Quite possibly not, I think Mr Plain was my only reader way back then. Anyway, these cookies have been quite a favorite of ours and with my most current batch, I decided to take new photos and re-introduced them to you guys.  This is why..dark chocolate, peanut butter, pretzels, chocolate are mixed into a lovely cookie package. (Did I say chocolate?)  They are divine.  The only problem is you can not just eat one.  You will be snacking on these all day once you start.  Make sure you have a nice glass of milk to wash them down.

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookie
Adapted By: Baby Center Blog
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time:  10 minutes
Makes approx 3 dozen

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks) room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 3/4 cup white flour
  • 1 1/4 cup cocoa powder 
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cups chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup pretzels, crushed
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray lightly with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix butter and sugars until fluffy. Add in eggs. Add in peanut butter.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Slowly add flour mixture into peanut butter/sugar mixture.  Combine well.
  5. Stir in both chips and pretzels.
  6. Scoop approx 1 TBSP of dough and roll into a ball. Continue placing them about 1in from each other.  Flatten slightly with palm of your hand.
  7. Bake for 9-10 minutes. Let them cool about 2-3 minutes before removing them from cookie sheet. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

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