Day 5 of the 10 Days of Christmas Cookies and bars is one of my all time favorites. I usually make it as a bar, but it’s even better as a cookie.
Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies (adapted from Brown Eyed Baker )
2 c. flour
1 t. baking soda
½ t. salt
½ c. butter (1 stick), softened
¼ c. applesauce
¾ c. brown sugar
¾ c. sugar
1 egg white
12 ounce bag of chocolate chips
1 c. pretzels, chopped
¼ c. chocolate chips for drizzling
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
3. In a large bowl cream the butter, applesauce, and sugars until well combined. Beat in the egg and egg white. Stir in the vanilla.
7. Put the ¼ c. chocolate chips into a baggie and microwave for 30 seconds. Squeeze bag and continue heating at 30 second intervals until chips are melted. Seal the bag, snip of the end, and drizzle over cookies.
*Makes about 4 dozen cookies.