Caramel Pretzel Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies
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Serves: approximately 4 dozen
 
If you love ooey, gooey, salty, and sweet then these Caramel Pretzel Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies are right up your alley!
Ingredients
  • 1 c (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
  • ¾ c sugar
  • ¾ c brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1½ c flour
  • ¾ c powdered peanut butter (I used PB2)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 c milk chocolate chips
  • 1 c crushed pretzel sticks
  • 1 c Kraft caramel bits
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment cream the butter and sugars together.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, then add the vanilla and beat on medium high speed until light and fluffy, scraping down the bowl as needed.
  4. Sift the flour, powdered peanut butter, baking soda, and salt together. With the mixer on low speed add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture in 3 additions. Mix until well combined scraping down the bowl as needed.
  5. Mix the milk chocolate chips, caramel bits, and crushed pretzels by hand using a wooden spoon.
  6. Using a small cookie scoop, drop rounded balls of dough onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Allow cookies to cool on the pan for a couple minutes them move them to a cooling rack to finish cooling.
  9. Store cookies in an air tight container.
Recipe by The Red Eye Baker at http://www.theredeyebaker.com/2017/10/caramel-pretzel-chocolate-chip-peanut-butter-cookies/