Take 5 Cookies

Take 5 Cookies

Ok, obviously these are not Whole30 approved. But, I am fulfilling my “Big Sister of the Year” duties, and made these Take 5 cookies, along with Fruity Pebble Rice Krispie Treats, for my brother. This weekend is family weekend down at ISU, and what kind of big sister am I if I don’t bring him down a care package?

take 5 cookie

I was going to initially write that Take 5 was my favorite candy bar. Being honest, though, I don’t discriminate. Queen of the Sweet Tooth over here.

take 5 cookie

These cookies are probably one of the best things I have ever made. These, my breakfast pizza and my frozen prosecco slushies might be my top three favorite things I’ve made.


The cookies are so so so rich, and have so many elements that all work together so nicely. The pretzels don’t get all mushy and gross, they stay salty and crunchy while the chocolate chips and butterscotch morsels get all melty and delicious.

Take 5 Cookies


  • 1/2 c. Butter, room temp
  • 1/2 c. Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 c. Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 c. Light Brown Sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/4 c. Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 c. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 c. Butterscotch Morsels
  • 1/2 c. Crushed Pretzels


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 350 and line
  2. Beat together your butter and your peanut butter until creamy.
  3. Add in your sugars, and mix together.
  4. Once mixed, add in your egg and beat until the egg is fully incorporated. Add in Vanilla.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Pour your dry mixture into your butter, peanut butter, sugars, egg and vanilla mixture.
  7. Beat until just fully combined.
  8. Fold in your chocolate chips, butterscotch morsels and pretzels.
  9. Form 1 tbsp size balls, place on cookie sheet, and press down with a fork.
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes
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