Peanut Butter and Pretzel Cookies Recipe

Kids and adults alike will love these!
Kids and adults alike will love these!

Add extra crunch to your cookies by using crunchy peanut butter and adding a handful of pretzels.


Peanut Butter and Pretzel Cookies Recipe

Idge Mendiola
Kids and adults alike will love these!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Others
Servings 24


Peanut Butter and Pretzel Cookies Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter use crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1/2 Cup pretzels use chocolate-coated pretzels, broken into pieces


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Mix together peanut butter, butter, and sugars in another bowl; whisk until smooth. Add egg and mix until incorporated.
  • Add flour mixture and mix just until combined. Fold in pretzels.
  • Divide mixture into 24 portions, forming golf ball-sized pieces. Place 12 balls on each baking sheet. Using the tines of a fork, flatten balls slightly until about ¼ inch thick.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until browned and crunchy, about 18 to 22 minutes. Let cool on baking sheets for 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Keyword peanut butter cookies, pretzels
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