Choc Stout Caramel Pretzel Cookies Detail

Chocolate Stout Caramel Pretzel Cookie with Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend 

These salty-sweet cookies combine caramel, chocolate and pretzel with your favorite stout to create a bite-sized brownie like treat. This recipe contains 33% less sugar* than the full-sugar version. Makes 36 servings.

  • Serving Size: 1 cookie (34g)


  • Cooking spray

  • 1 34 cups flour

  • 14 cup unsweetened cocoa

  • 1 Tbsp dark baking cocoa 

  • 12  tsp each salt and baking soda

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 12 cup (1 stick) room-temperature unsalted butter

  • 13 cup Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend 

  • 12 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 egg*

  • 6 oz stout beer

  • 1 12 cups chocolate chips

Caramel topping
  • 7oz of canned sweetened condensed milk

  • 2 Tbsp Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend 

  • 14 cup butter

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 36 pretzel minis 


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 

  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray.

  3. In a large bowl, beat butter with Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend until light and fluffy.

  4. Add vanilla extract and egg and beat until combined.

  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa powders, salt, baking soda, and baking powder; mix well.

  6. Gently combine flour mixture into butter.

  7. Slowly add the beer; beat just until combined.

  8. Fold in chocolate chips.

  9. Refrigerate the dough until firm (about 15 minutes).

  10. While dough is chilling make caramel; in medium saucepan add condensed milk, Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend, and butter.

  11. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, over medium-low heat.

  12. Cook, stirring constantly, 3-5 minutes or until mixture reaches a puddling-like thickness.

  13. Remove from heat and let cool. 

  14. Add vanilla extract once cool.

  15. Roll chilled dough into 1.5” – 2” balls and place onto prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart. 

  16. Bake at 350◦F for 15-17 minutes or until tops spring back lightly when touched. 

  17. Roll cooled caramel in to ball, the size of a marble. Press onto hot cookies, top caramel with mini pretzels.

  18. Cool on pan for 2-3 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. 

  19. Save unused portion in sealed container.

** Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg

*Each serving has 130 calories and 8 grams of sugar per serving, compared to the full-sugar version that has 140 calories and 12 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 130
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 80mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary Fiber <1g
Sugars 8g
Erythritol 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 4% DV
Vitamin C 0% DV
Calcium 4% DV
Iron 2% DV
Chocolate Stout Caramel Pretzel Cookie is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Delicious! I made these cookies for an office Christmas party and they were a hit! They were easy to make and they had just the right amount of sweetness. When I told my coworkers that they were made with Truvia sweetener, they were shocked! They loved the taste and I'll definitely be holding onto this recipe for a while.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Salty Sweet Had a little gettogether the other night and decided to try out this recipe. It was very easy to make and a hit at the party. Just the perfect amount of salty and sweet. This product was Reviewed as part of sweepstakes/contest
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stout chocolate chips pretzel cookie This cookie was the hit of the party. I made 2 kinds, 1 with stout and another batch with raspberry ale and they were amazing. Delicious and delectable. Sweet n savory but perfect accompanied with soda to beer or even coffee!
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yummy! This is definitely worth a make. It tasted amazing and PLUS super easy. I would make again as it was hit over Holiday's everyone couldn't stop asking where I got this recipe.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Chocolate Stout Carmel Pretzel Cookie These cookies are a dream come true. They are delicious, just the right amount of sweet and salty. So glad there is now an alternative to the receipe loaded with sugar.
Date published: 2017-01-05
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