Salted Chocolate & Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies

AKA: Chocolate Chip Cookies on crack.

This recipe starts with my chocolate chip cookie recipe as a base and adds even more deliciousness to it!  Who can resist butterscotch chips, pretzels, and a sprinkle of sea salt?


Salted Chocolate & Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies

  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • 3/4 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. white sugar
  • 1 (3.4oz) pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 c. milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c. butterscotch chips
  • 1 c. pretzel, broken into small pieces
  • sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. With an electric mixer, combine butter and sugars.
  3. Add pudding mix, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine sifted flour and baking soda.
  5. Add flour mixture to the cookie dough.
  6. Fold in chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and pretzels.
  7. Refrigerate dough for 15-30 min.
  8. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  9. Bake 7-9 min. or until lightly browned on the bottom.
  10. Immediately after taking out of the oven, sprinkle with sea salt.
  11. Cool on a wire rack.


For another variation of this cookie, check out my M&Ms cookies here.




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