IMG_6957.JPG

Hey!

I'm Michelle, and I'm the photographer and recipe developer behind Plant and Sprout. I'm a full time literature student, and big lover of healthy foods, simple living, and peanut butter. Come say hi!

Salted Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan)

Salted Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan)

This post is sponsored by Alter Eco chocolate. Find more on https://www.alterecofoods.com.

Alright alright, I know. I’ve been sharing a whole lotta salted chocolate recipes lately - but can you blame me?

Whether the cookie have some mint chocolate in it, or maybe some oatmeal and raisins, I am always down to make some good, old-fashioned cookies. I have shared a couple cookie recipes on here already, but in all honesty, there are endless possibilities. Cookies have a special place in my heart, and usually when I’m craving something sweet and indulgent, I just go ahead and whip up a batch of my favorite. Sometimes they’ll have salty almond chocolate chunks, and sometimes I add in a whole mess of things - nuts, chocolate, oatmeal, raisins. I like to keep things interesting, but usually I stick to my base recipe underneath them all. The cookie recipe that i’ve perfected is chewy and sweet, with some crispiness on the edges. I like thicker, softer cookies, and these hit the spot. And, of course, I used my favorite chocolate In this one - some dark and salty chocolate from Alter Eco. Can ya blame me? it melts perfectly, and has the best touch of salt in any chocolate bar i’ve tried.

Though, I must add, I got a little wild this time - this was the first time that I’ve added pretzels to my cookies. I saw a few recipes on Pinterest that had them, and they looked so dang good that I had to try it for myself.

Game. Changer.

WHO KNEW PRETZELS COULD BE SO GOOD IN A COOKIE?

Try it for yourselves - you will not be disappointed.

17A3BB23-7012-4F5E-B499-4B95BC3024F7.JPEG

Salted Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1/3 cup melted coconut oil

2/3 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup warm water

1/3 cup chopped pretzels

1 bar salted dark chocolate

INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat your oven to 350F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and set aside. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and set aside. In another bowl, combine the sugar, melted oil, and warm water. Add the wet mixture to the dry, and mix. Fold in the chocolate and pretzels, and form cookie dough balls to place on your pan. The batter should make around 10-12 cookies. Bake for 12-14 minutes, depending on how crispy you like them!

The batter, before folding in the pretzels and chocolate.

The batter, before folding in the pretzels and chocolate.

Cookie dough prior to being baked golden brown.

Cookie dough prior to being baked golden brown.

The cookies are baked!

The cookies are baked!

The star - sea salt dark chocolate from Alter Eco!

The star - sea salt dark chocolate from Alter Eco!

Chewy and gooey - can it get better?

Chewy and gooey - can it get better?

Crispy pretzels within soft pillows -  seriously , such a good combo.

Crispy pretzels within soft pillows - seriously, such a good combo.

Too dang good  not  to make.

Too dang good not to make.

Apple Pie (vegan)

Apple Pie (vegan)

Salted Caramel Chocolate Brownies (vegan)

Salted Caramel Chocolate Brownies (vegan)