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Recipe for Pretzel Brownie Cookies

Chocolate Pretzel Brownie Cookies

Soft & Chewy Chocolate Pretzel Brownie Cookies are packed with dark chocolate chips & rich fudgy flavor. Easy to make using brownie mix, crushed pretzels & premium dark chocolate chips. You'll love that there's no chill time required.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownie, chocolate chip, cookies, dark chocolate, pretzel
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 30 cookies


  • 1 box brownie mix (18 ounces) use one that contains baking soda to prevent flat cookies
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda if using a brownie mix that does not contain baking soda, add 1 tsp
  • 1/2 cup Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/3 cup crushed pretzels


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment and set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the brownie mix, flour, eggs, oil, and baking soda. Mix on low using the paddle attachment until the dough comes together and all the ingredients are mixed well.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips and crushed pretzels.
  • Portion the dough out onto the prepared baking sheets using a small cookie scoop.
  • Bake 7-8 minutes or until the tops are no longer glossy. DO NOT OVERBAKE. (If using a medium cookie scoop, bake 9-10 minutes)
  • Let the cookies cool on the pan before transferring to an airtight container for storage.