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Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies just stepped it up with help from a salty pretzel piece.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 30  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories150
Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8 g12% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium160 mg7% DV
Total Carbohydrates17 g6% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories150
Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8 g12% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium160 mg7% DV
Total Carbohydrates17 g6% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-2/3 cups REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips (10-oz. pkg.)
  • 4 to 5 cups broken pretzel pieces (1/2 to 1 inch)
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt (optional)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2. Beat butter, sugar and peanut butter in large bowl until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour and baking soda; add to butter mixture, blending well. Stir in peanut butter chips. Shape dough into 1-1/2 inch balls; roll in pretzel pieces, lightly pressing pretzels into dough. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Lightly sprinkle unbaked cookies with salt, if desired.
  • 3. Bake 12 to 13 minutes or until light brown around the edges. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet. Remove to wire rack; cool completely. Makes about 48 cookies.

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