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Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites

We got back from Seattle last night. We had a fabulous time at BlogHer Food. I will do a recap post, but I need some time for it all to soak in. I am exhausted, but in the best way. So today I have a fun little treat for you, Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites. I stuffed pretzels with eggless chocolate chip cookie dough and dipped them in chocolate. Oh yeah-and I added colorful sprinkles. These Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites are sweet, salty, and addicting!

If your kids are out of school for the summer and are complaining that they are bored, make Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites. They are easy and fun to make and will keep the kids occupied for a bit. Just don’t blame me for the sprinkles that will end up on the floor…or the sugar high:)

These little Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites are perfect for parties too! The sweet and salty combo is excellent and who doesn’t love cookie dough? You can always change up the sprinkle colors so they fit any occasion. I think I will make them for the 4th of July with white chocolate and red, white, and blue sprinkles!

Add a little fun into your day by making these Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites!

Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites

Yield: about 50 pretzel bites

Pretzels stuffed with chocolate chip cookie dough and dipped in chocolate. Add colorful sprinkles for extra fun!

Ingredients:

For the cookie dough:
1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup all-purpose Gold Medal flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

Pretzels
2 cups milk chocolate chips
Sprinkles, if desired

Directions:

1. To make the cookie dough: in the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Mix in flour, powdered sugar, and salt. Slowly add milk and vanilla extract and beat until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Stir in the mini chocolate chips. Roll the cookie dough into little balls, about a teaspoon each. Sandwich between two pretzels and put on a plate or cookie sheet. Freeze the pretzel bites for 30 minutes.

2. Melt the chocolate chips, using the microwave (30 second intervals) or a double boiler. Dip half of each pretzel sandwich into the chocolate. Sprinkle pretzel bites with sprinkles, if using. Return the tray to the freezer and chill until the chocolate sets. Store the Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites in the refrigerator until serving time.

Cookie Dough adapted from The Cookie Dough Lover's Cookbook

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68 Responses to “Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites”

  1. 1
    Julie @ Willow Bird Baking — June 11, 2012 @ 5:45 am

    Thanks for the mention :) These are so cute!!

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    shelly (cookies and cups) — June 11, 2012 @ 6:52 am

    I probably should never make these. Because besides all the sprinkles everywhere, I would probably be the worst mom in the world and hoard them all for myself :)
    Thanks for the link love and give that baby a squeeze for me! I miss him already!

    • Two Peas replied: — June 11th, 2012 @ 10:33 am

      Loved meeting you at BlogHer Food! Caleb says hi:)

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    Carolyn — June 11, 2012 @ 8:13 am

    FYI – The instructions say white chocolate, but the ingredient list (and pictures) says milk chocolate.

    I’m in love with cookie dough, but my hips aren’t loving it as much… I’ve developed a dip that’s a bit healthier, but a lot more tasty than the ones containing beans.

    • Two Peas replied: — June 11th, 2012 @ 10:33 am

      Sorry about that. It was late when I was typing the recipe out…oops! I fixed it!

  4. 4

    What a great special snack idea for my littles. I love it!

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    Audra@The-Baker-Chick — June 11, 2012 @ 9:31 am

    You are just the stuffed pretzel-bite queen aren’t you? These look amazing, adorable and perfect for my sweet-salty tooth :)

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    Cassie — June 11, 2012 @ 9:38 am

    Adorable. I posted some confetti cookie dough bites last week and almost stuffed them between two pretzels. These are definitely perfect!

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    marla — June 11, 2012 @ 9:47 am

    These are so fun ~ love all those sprinkles ;)

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    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction — June 11, 2012 @ 10:04 am

    These are great! What a fun treat!

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    Kristen — June 11, 2012 @ 10:19 am

    These are downright brilliant!

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    El — June 11, 2012 @ 10:22 am

    Looks like a perfect snack. Glad you had fun in Seattle!

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    Ali @ Gimme Some Oven — June 11, 2012 @ 10:24 am

    Oh my word — these are adorable!!! Such a yummy idea. Love the sweet+salty combo. :)

    So glad things went well in Seattle! Loved following along on Instagram!!

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    nest of posies — June 11, 2012 @ 10:28 am

    i have a feeling we will be making these soon.

    perfect recipe to bring the kids in with me to assemble!!!

    happy monday.

    xo
    kellie

  13. 13

    I love these! They are soooo adorable, and bite-sized means I can eat a ton with little guilt. =)

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    Living The Sweet Life — June 11, 2012 @ 10:33 am

    These are adorable :) – – perfect for a family movie night snack!

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    JulieD — June 11, 2012 @ 10:40 am

    Oh my!!! This looks awesome!! Salty & sweet would be perfect.

    Maria, it was so so good to meet you, josh & Caleb!! You guys are so awesome & sweet! Hope to see you again soon!!

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    I LOVED making the cookie dough when we made the cookie dough sandwich cookies! I love this new way of using it!

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    Julia {The Roasted Root} — June 11, 2012 @ 11:16 am

    Looking forward to hearing about the convention! Great, creative cookie dough recipe as always! Love the salty/sweet combo wrapped up in chocolate and sprinkles!

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    Corrie Anne — June 11, 2012 @ 11:29 am

    Fun!! And a great one to do with kids!! I always like to have a few of those stashed away for my nieces/nephews!!! Gotta be the cool aunt!!

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    carrian — June 11, 2012 @ 11:54 am

    these look so cute! I’m thinking of doing a late night for my 6yr old and maybe we will make these!

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    Yum! I love chocolate covered pretzels…adding cookie dough to the mix can only improve the situation. Maybe peanut butter cookie dough? So good!!

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    TidyMom — June 11, 2012 @ 12:46 pm

    oh DELICIOUS!!! my family would LOVE these! and I love the sweet and salty thing going on here!

  22. 22

    These look yummy. Wish I had some now.

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    Jen @ Savory Simple — June 11, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

    Glad you had a good time at BlogHer! I attended Eat Write Retreat recently and our food blogging community is so wonderful. These look fab.

  24. 24

    Loving these pretzels! I’ve made the Biscoff pretzel bites + pb chocolate bites, but cookie dough pretzel bites are on a whole other level. Love this idea Maria! There are so many delicious possibilities for these bites.

    I’ve been in a cookie dough state of mind ever since I picked up Landis’ cookie dough cookbook. :)

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    Jennifer | Mother Thyme — June 11, 2012 @ 4:58 pm

    These are so cute! I can see why they are addicting. I love the idea to use red, white and blue sprinkles for the 4th! :)

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    Deborah — June 11, 2012 @ 5:40 pm

    I’m loving these!!

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    Maggy — June 11, 2012 @ 6:29 pm

    What I wouldn’t give for a handful of those right now! Serious yum.

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    Carla @ Carlas Confections — June 11, 2012 @ 6:32 pm

    Those are so cute! I could see kids just having a blast with them. And the sweet and salty… definitely a winner!!!

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    Kristina Vanni — June 11, 2012 @ 6:47 pm

    Yum! So colorful and delicious! These are perfect for a summer gathering!

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    Jersey Girl Cooks — June 11, 2012 @ 7:21 pm

    My kids will love these. They are so cute! Wish I went to blogher food this year but I just couldn’t swing it.

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    kitchen essence — June 11, 2012 @ 7:25 pm

    yummy! so unhealthy, so good!

  32. 32
    Bobbi's Kozy Kitchen — June 11, 2012 @ 7:43 pm

    It was great to meet you in person at BlogHer Food Friday morning.

  33. 33

    Sweet + Salty + PB = YES! Count me in.

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    Brian @ A Thought For Food — June 12, 2012 @ 7:33 am

    I really don’t know what to say. It’s stuffed with cookie dough? That’s kind of awesome. I think you may need to rename these Crack Bites.

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    I was at BlogHer Food, too! It leaves you on overload, doesn’t it?
    These pretzel bites are so fun, and so cute! What a perfect party snack!

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    Nancy@acommunaltable — June 12, 2012 @ 12:13 pm

    I am hiding this post from my teenagers so it can our little secret ok? Seriously, if they saw this I would NEVER leave my kitchen!! So cute … and so addictive!

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    Averie @ Averie Cooks — June 12, 2012 @ 1:53 pm

    These are perfect for summer and no-baking or any time I want to go to town on cookie dough!

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    Erica — June 12, 2012 @ 2:13 pm

    I can’t only imagine how addictive these are! And gorgeous too!

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    Elsie — June 12, 2012 @ 4:19 pm

    These look like the most delicious things ever!!

    Elsie

    procrastimaker.blogspot.com

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    Kari (Loaves and Dishes) — June 12, 2012 @ 4:35 pm

    1st of all: sweet, salty, crunchy, I don’t think I could stop from eating the whole batch by myself. 2nd of all, no hot oven to turn run on these hot, humid South Florida days.

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