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Pretzel & Chocolate Chunk Air Fryer Cookies

This air fryer pretzel and chocolate chunk cookies recipe is the perfect cookie to enjoy with a glass of milk! Easy and quick to prepare, you'll fall in love with the crispiness of the outside and gooey inside.
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Keywordair fryer, cookies
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Resting Time3 minutes
Total Time41 minutes
Servings36 cookies



  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter room temp
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla
  • 2 Tsp Sea Salt divided
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 6 ounces chocolate chunks ½ a 12oz bag
  • ½ cup chopped Pretzels


  • In a large bowl, add Butter, Granulated Sugar, Brown Sugar, 1 Tsp of Sea Salt, and Vanilla Extract.
  • Using a hand mixer beat together for a few minutes.
  • Add Flour, Baking Soda, and Egg.
  • Mix until everything is completely blended and there are no lumps.
  • Next, use a spatula to fold in the chocolate chunks and Pretzels.
  • Use a cookie scoop (about 2 tablespoons each) to form balls about 1.5 inch in diameter. Set them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Freeze for 15 minutes and then store in an air-tight freezer bag in the freezer until ready to bake.
  • If baking immediately…
  • Preheat Air Fryer to 350 degrees
  • When preheated, add a piece of parchment paper to the Air Fryer rack that is small enough to let air come in around all the sides. Add the cookie balls on top.
  • Depending on the size of your Air Fryer you can probably get between 5-9 cookies, at a time.
  • Place in air-fryer and bake for 8 minutes.
  • Let sit in the air-fryer for 3 minutes
  • Allow to cool on rack.
  • Sprinkle with a pinch of Sea Salt and enjoy!


Makes: about 3 dozen Cookies
Prep time: 30 minutes
Air Fryer time: 8 active, 3 resting = 11 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes