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Chocolate Caramel-Pretzel Cookies

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Pieces of pretzel in a hearty chocolate base, topped with sweet, chewy caramel. If you love a touch of salty with your sweet, these chunky cookies are for you.

  • Hands-On Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 24 Minutes
  • Servings: 2 dozen
  • Difficulty: Pretty Easy
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Ingredients

  • 1 box Caramel Turtle Decadent Brownie Mix
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup broken mini pretzels
  • Whole mini pretzels for garnish
  • Tip:
  • Kitchen shears make cutting the caramels into pieces a breeze.

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray baking sheets with nonstick cooking-spray.
  2. In a large bowl combine brownie mix, oil, and eggs; stir with a fork to combine. Dough will be stiff. Stir in pretzel pieces (small pieces). Gently stir in caramel pouch.
  3. Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls, 2" apart, onto baking sheets. Press down slightly. Garnish with whole pretzels if desired.
  4. Bake 12 minutes or until just set in the center. Cool 1 minute on pans. Transfer to wire racks with a metal spatula and cool completely.
  5. Variation:
  6. Experiment with thin pretzel sticks or fat pretzel rods for different textures.

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Baking pan size and amount of batter

Baking pan size and amount of batter

I want to make a number of cakes using aluminum foil baking pans. The size of the pans are 8"L x 5-1/2"W x 2" deep. Is there a chart or somewhere that tells how much batter to use in something other than the standard baking pan sizes? If not, can anyone give me a formula for determining how much batter to use for the size pans I'm using? I do not want the cakes to rise all the way to the top as I will frost them and they will be covered with lids.


Greasing Cookie Sheets

Greasing Cookie Sheets

Only grease your cookie sheets if the recipe clearly calls for you to do so. Cool and wipe sheets clean with a paper towel between batches if necessary.





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