Sweet and Salty Cookies Recipe

| June 30, 2017 | 26 Comments
 
Sweet and Salty Cookies

Sweet and Salty Cookies

 

Sweet and Salty Cookies Recipe

 Combine the salty deliciousness of pretzels with the scrumptious sweet taste of M&M’s and butterscotch chips, and you’ve got yourself the perfect combination in one dessert: Sweet and Salty Cookies! This soft and chewy cookie will melt in your mouth and leave you craving for more! Add a glass of warm milk or hot chocolate and you’ve got yourself a perfect late-night snack! Being a dessert fanatic myself, I love the great taste of a traditional salty pretzel, and I’m always up for any kind of sweet treat (or a very sweet glass of wine)! This is the perfect cookie for those who want the best of both worlds mixed together into one perfect little dessert! Who knew pairing sweet and salty together could create such a perfect match?
 
You will only need a few simple ingredients to get these going:

 

Ingredients

 

Sweet and Salty Cookies Recipe

Sweet and Salty Cookies

 
 
They are very simple, but follow these directions closely:

Directions 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Combine the cake mix, oil, and eggs into a standing mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. 
  • Mix until soft dough forms
  • Add in Reese baking chips, M&M, and pretzels. 
  • Mix until well combined
  • Take a small ice cream scoop and scoop some dough onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart. 
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes 
  • Once baked, pull the sheet out of the oven and let sit for a minute or two
  • Transfer to a wire rack and let cool before enjoying. 
Makes 3 dozen 
 
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Sweet and Salty Cookies

Sweet and Salty Cookies

 
 
Sweet and Salty Cookies
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Ingredients
  1. French vanilla cake mix
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 1/2 Cup oil
  4. 1 Cup Hershey’s Chipits Reese Peanut Butter Chips
  5. 1 Cup chopped pretzels sticks
  6. 1 Cup M&M’s Milk Chocolate Candies Stand up Pouch
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine the cake mix, oil, and eggs into a standing mixer fitted with a paddle attachment.
  3. Mix until soft dough forms
  4. Add in Reese baking chips, M&M, and pretzels.
  5. Mix until well combined
  6. Take a small ice cream scoop and scoop some dough onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes
  8. Once baked, pull the sheet out of the oven and let sit for a minute or two
  9. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool before enjoying.
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Lyne is happily married and has two teenagers: a 19 year old son and a 22 year old daughter. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. kristen visser says:

    oh my gosh these sound amazing! what a great combination with the pretzels and the m&ms and peanut butter cups WOW

  2. LILLIAN BROWN says:

    Love Sweet and Salty and these look delicious, will be making this, plus so easy

  3. Lynda Cook says:

    Mmmmm I haven’t tried these but I already know I love them, a little bit of everything and my favourite sweet and salty, yummmm!!!

  4. Calvin F. says:

    Hmm special cookies all right.

  5. heidi c. says:

    I am a big fan of sweet and salty treats as the salt seems to accentuate the sweetness in such a tantalizing way!

  6. AD says:

    This looks divine! The perfect combo!

  7. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I’m afraid this recipe’s not for me, I’ve got a sweet tooth and I don’t like Reese baking chips, M&M, nor pretzels – sorry!

  8. LisaM says:

    Love the salty-sweet combo!

  9. Brenda A says:

    GAH! Another wicked looking cookie recipe. What are you doing to us? Yum!

  10. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    These sound great. They would really help my sweet tooth. Thank you so much for sharing

  11. denise low says:

    Thank you for sharing your cookie recipe. They look delicious.

  12. KD says:

    I’ve never tried sweet and salty together in cookies, but it looks like an interesting recipe!

  13. Shirleyp says:

    I made this recipe and it was good

  14. Kristi says:

    I love the addition of pretzels in the cookies, I never would have thought to try that but I’m sure it’s delicious!

  15. Jonnie says:

    Such a unique cookie recipe! I will have to try these as soon as this heatwave breaks in Alberta.

  16. These definitely sound like my kind of cookies. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  17. I love the combination of sweet and salty.

  18. Joyce S says:

    Wow those look delicious! pinned!

  19. Travelbuds says:

    These sound wonderful. I would have never thought of putting chopped pretzels in cookies.

  20. Shirley says:

    these sweet-salty cookies looks delicious

  21. Debbie White Beattie says:

    These cookies look so delicious and the sweet, salt combination has my mouth watering

  22. tammy ohagan says:

    This will be perfect for tonight. Dessert is my favorite part of the meal! Im writing up the list of ingredients now.

  23. sarah says:

    These would make a great addition to our Christmas baking list!

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