No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

Serves 24
When you’re pressed for time, the less you have to cook, the better. These peanut butter chocolate chip pretzel cookies are so good, you’ll totally feel like you cheated. Whip up these delicious treats for your next holiday event! They travel well—just remember to use Ziploc® holiday containers to prevent them from getting squished.  


  • ½
    cup (1 stick) butter
  • ½
    cup milk
  • 1
    cup granulated sugar
  • ½
    cup light brown sugar
  • ½
    cup peanut butter
  • 2 ½
    cups old fashioned oats
  • 1
    cup mini-pretzels
  • ½
    tsp sea salt
  • 1 ½
    cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • 1 In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk to combine butter, milk, and sugar until smooth and melted. Allow to cool.
  • 2 In a large bowl, combine oats, pretzels, and salt. Pour cooled peanut butter mixture over and stir to combine. Fold in ½ cup chocolate chips.
  • 3 Drop spoonfuls of batter onto parchment paper. Allow to cool until hardened, about 15 minutes. 
  • 4 Melt remaining chocolate chips in a bowl in the microwave at 30-second intervals, stirring in-between, until melted. Pour into a Ziploc® brand bag. 
  • 5 With scissors, snip off one corner and use as a piping bag to drizzle melted chocolate over each cookie. Serve.


What a classic combo—we love these salty and sweet drop cookies. Pack your gift packs in Ziploc® holiday containers right away, though. If you wait too long, you’ll eat them all yourself!