Beer and Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Ingredients

Cookies

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ chocolate chip cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
2
tablespoons stout beer
2
cups mini-pretzel twists, coarsely crushed

Frosting

1/2
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons butter
5
oz semisweet baking chocolate, finely chopped
2
tablespoons stout beer

Topping

24
mini-pretzel twists

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, 1/2 cup butter, the egg and 2 tablespoons beer until soft dough forms. Stir in crushed pretzels.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely before frosting.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream and 2 tablespoons butter to just boiling over medium heat. Remove from heat and add chocolate; stir with whisk until melted and smooth. Stir in 2 tablespoons beer. Pour into bowl; cover and refrigerate about 1 to 2 hours or until spreading consistency.
  • 4 Spread about 2 teaspoons frosting on each cookie; top each with 1 pretzel twist, pressing in gently. Store loosely covered.

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Tips

Expert Tips

For best results, be sure to use real butter in the frosting.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
13g
13%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.