What’s not to love about a Toffee Pretzel Peanut Butter Cookie?
I have to start out by saying that while I’m not really a baker, it is something that I truly enjoy doing. While I have made my fair share of cakes and pies, cookies are one treat that has eluded me. I do have my one go-to cookie, courtesy of Alice Medrich, but I’ve pretty much beaten that one into the ground this year, and I knew I needed to expand my cookie repertoire.
I started going through my cookbooks looking for inspiration, there were so many wonderful cookies to choose from, but in the end, I decided upon a cookie that I had seen in my wife’s December edition of Real Simple.
The cover of the issue simply stated “30 impressive make-ahead cookies” and as I looked through the magazine, nothing really grabbed me and then I turned the page to the last cookie, and there it was…….sigh In all its peanut butter glory, looking at me……just begging to be baked.
These cookies were positively delicious but being a novice cookie baker I did a few things wrong.
1) I made the cookies a little too big
2) I overcooked them slightly because they looked too puffy and not done
3) I didn’t think it mattered about moving them onto a wire rack…sigh
Ok, they were still delicious, just a little crunchier than I think they should have been, and you can see by picture how they cracked a bit. Reducing the cooking time would have eliminated some of the cracking and next time I would refrigerate the dough prior to flattening them. That would have kept them from spreading as much.
If you like cookies you make also like these recipes:
- Meyer Lemon Ricotta Cookies
- Sweet and Salty Chex Mix Cookies
- Pistachio Cornmeal Butter Cookies
- Low Sugar Oatmeal Cookies
- Oatmeal Granola Cookies
No flour in this recipe?
Chef Dennis Littley
no flour in these cookies! Just whats in the pretzels
Must. Make. These. NOW!
You can bring the cookies, anytime 🙂
mmmmmmmm….pretzels in cookies! I love anything salty-sweet…I might have to come up with a gluten-free version for my family to enjoy. ‘Tis the season!
Thanks Christie, actually the pretzels are the only gluten in the cookie, do they make gluten free pretzels? That would be an easy fix!
Oh, how fabulous! I couldn’t resist one of these delicious babies 🙂
Woo hoo! Those look so goooood! Heading over there now to snoop 🙂
Salty sweet cookies-I am in…popping on over to Katrina’s now!
i threw this recipe in my folder to “make soon” as well, now I’m inspired!! anne
That cookies looks very tempting ! Maybe I’ll bring my cookies over there , too 😀
In Katrina's Kitchen
Oh Dennis! Yum. I can not wait to make these. Seriously. Thank you for bringing the cookies!!
Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts
I just saw these over at Katrina’s – they look wonderful!! You may not be a “baker” but these sure do sound great!
I followed your advice and set up my own domain!
Amy's Cooking Adventures
These look so yummy! Heading over to Katrina’s Kitchen!
Jersey Girl Cooks
Oh, these cookies look heavenly!
Looks super tasty. Ah, I love Christmas time for the abundance of cookies. Another winner!
What a great idea for cookie sharing! I have a go-to cookie for the holidays, but I’m always looking for new recipes as well. Chef, your cookies look nothing short of AMAIZING! I’m off now to check out the recipe and Katrina’s blog!
Wow..Chef, that is really delicious looking and congrats on being the first to kick start ” I bring the cookies” I am sure Katrina would be pleased with your decadent creation 🙂 Well done and the photos look great too. Hopping over now to see the rest of your guest post ! Have a nice weekend, I can’t wait to read your Friday’s post…another great goodies in stored for us 🙂
Emily @ Life on Food
I ripped that page out too! These cookies sound delicious and I cannot wait to make them this weekend.