Beer and Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Beer and Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rich chocolate stout frosting and crunchy pretzels take this chocolate chip cookie to a whole new sweet and salty level. This is a cookie you don’t want to miss!

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

2

dozen

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
  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.
Makes 2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For best results, be sure to use real butter in the frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.