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A close up of cookies topped with chocolate covered pretzels on a wooden cutting board

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Cookies

Thick and chewy cookies with chocolate covered pretzels!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy cookie recipes, easy dessert recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 152kcal


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 3.4 ounces instant vanilla pudding mix 1 box
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped chocolate covered pretzels
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 36 whole chocolate covered pretzels as desired


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Add the butter and sugars to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and cream together. Beat in the pudding mix, vanilla, and eggs until well combined.
  • Slowly add in the flour, baking soda, and salt until just combined.
  • Stir in the pretzels and chocolate chips.
  • Use a medium cookie scoop to drop balls of dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet 2 inches apart and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and lightly press a pretzel on the top of the cookies, if desired.
  • Let cool 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 25mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.7mg