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Sweet Salty Peanut Butter Chip Cookies


2 hours
Skill Level
48 cookies

Peanut butter chip cookies just stepped up their game with help from salty pretzel pieces. You’ll love this sweet and salty treat featuring REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter and REESE’S Peanut Butter Chips.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
12 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened
  • 1 1/2 cups
  • 2/3 cup
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    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 tsp
    coarse salt (optional)


Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Bowl Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Cookie Sheet Cookie Sheet
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 350°F.


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.


Bake 12 to 13 minutes or until light brown around the edges. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet. Remove to wire rack; cool completely.

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