Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites

By Maria Lichty

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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!

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Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites

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

For the Pretzels:

  • Pretzels
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • Sprinkles if desired


  • 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.
  • 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.

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  1. 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 ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks for the link love and give that baby a squeeze for me! I miss him already!

  2. 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.

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

  3. You are just the stuffed pretzel-bite queen aren’t you? These look amazing, adorable and perfect for my sweet-salty tooth ๐Ÿ™‚

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

  5. Oh my word — these are adorable!!! Such a yummy idea. Love the sweet+salty combo. ๐Ÿ™‚

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

  6. i have a feeling we will be making these soon.

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

    happy monday.


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

  8. 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!!

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

  10. 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!

  11. 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!!

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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. ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. 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! ๐Ÿ™‚

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

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

  18. 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.

  19. 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!

  20. 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!

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

  22. 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.

  23. I made these for my coworker’s birthday today. They are delicious. I absolutely love the fact that I get the taste of chocolate chip cookie without turn on the oven. My coworker enjoyed her treat very much and she discovered you can eat these like oreos!! Thanks for sharing this recipe. ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. I suddenly feel like the worst mom ever – simply because I have not made these for my kids. They would absolutely LOVE them.

    Thank you for this idea – can’t wait to make with the kiddies ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. OMG, this is so unfair! I cannot resist cookie dough ANYTHING, least of all sweet and salty cookie dough somethings as adorable and irresistible as these. Love!!

  26. That sounds out of this world! I’m such a sucker for that salty sweet combo.

  27. I am in love… The cookie dough pretzel bites are so delicious. I had to add a little more flour since my dough was a little loose. I loved them though. I will be making these again.

  28. I want to make these for Friday and it’s Monday do you think I can keep them in the freezer till say Thursday night and they be ok?

  29. I just made these for a party tonight and everyone LOVED them. They were all gone. Luckily I saved a few in my freezer : ) Looking forward to sharing the recipe.

  30. Is it supposed to be 1/2 c. flour or 1 & 1/2 c.? It’s so fluffy and soft I cannot roll it into balls.

  31. ive made this twice and the dough is super runny. I’m adding more flour, but it still isn’t rollable. Any suggestions?