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Three Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies on a white plate with a small bowl of peanut butter and tray of cookies in the background.

Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies - salty, sweet, chewy, crunchy goodness in cookie form. These cookies have it all! 
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 24 cookies


  • ½ cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • cup chopped pretzels
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • 24 mini pretzels


  • In a medium bowl beat together the butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in the peanut butter, egg and vanilla extract. 
  • Slowly beat in the flour and baking soda. 
  • Turn off the mixer and stir in the chopped pretzels and chocolate chips. 
  • Form the dough into balls about 1.5 tablespoons in size, then gently press a pretzel into the top of each dough ball. 
  • Place on a tray, cover in cling film, and place in the fridge for at least 1 hour or up to 48 hours. 
  • When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350F degrees. 
  • Take the cookie dough balls out of the fridge and place 2 inches apart on a cookie tray lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. 
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes, or until the tops look just set.