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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies are a fun mix of classically favorite snack foods - peanut butter pretzels & chocolate chunk granola bars. Would it be a stretch to call them healthy??
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Oatmeal Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 252kcal
Author Erica

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chunks
  • 1/2 cup pretzels chopped

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • Line your baking sheets with parchment of Silpat liners. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle, combine butter and sugars, mixing on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add in egg and vanilla and mix until incorporated, then follow with the peanut butter.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet, mixing until smooth.
  • On low speed, add in the oats, chunks, and pretzels, only mixing until uniform. Too much mixing with break apart the chunks too much.
  • Refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop dough on to prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, until bottoms are barely browning and tops no longer look wet.
  • Cool cookies on baking sheet for 5 minutes, before moving them to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

Nutrition

Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.4mg