Chocolate Pretzel Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 30

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup butter
  2. 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  3. 1/2 cup sugar
  4. 1 egg
  5. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  6. 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  7. 1 cup medium desiccated unsweetened coconut
  8. 1/2 cup large flake oats (not instant or quick oats)
  9. pinch of salt
  10. 1 tsp baking soda
  11. 1 cup Classic Mini Twists Pretzels, broken into large piece
  12. 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and chunks
  13. 1/2 cup puffed rice cereal

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Using a hand mixer on medium speed or a whisk, cream together butter and sugars until light and fluffy, then add the egg and vanilla. Mix until just combined.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, coconut, oats, baking soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon until combined. Blend in pretzels, chocolate and cereal until just combined.
  3. Drop about 30 spoonfuls of cookie dough, roughly 2 in. (5 cm) apart, onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake in centre of oven, 8 min. for chewy cookies, 10 min. for crisp ones. Cool on wire racks.