Loaded Sweet & Salty Cookies

1 cup Salted Butter/Softened at room temperature 
3/4 cup Light Brown Sugar - press brown sugar down when measuring
3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
2 Large Eggs
1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
2 1/2 cups of All-Purpose Flour 
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 

1 cup Peanut Butter Chips

1 cup Caramel Bits (optional- can substitute with extra chocolate and/or PB chips)

1 cup Pretzel Pieces (small pretzel sticks broken them into small pieces)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until they are smooth/creamy.  Next, add eggs and vanilla.  Blend well, until smooth/creamy.  Now add flour, then salt and baking soda on top - mix until all the dry ingredients are just blended - Do Not Over Mix. Last, add chocolate and peanut butter chips, caramel bits and pretzels   Fold the ingredients into the dough, until just blended.  Do not over mix.  Place heaping round tablespoons of dough on a ungreased cookie sheet, approximately one inch apart.  {I use The Pampered Chef's Medium size scooper for the dough, it's the perfect size and I never have to touch the dough ~ love that!}  Place cookies in the oven on middle rack and bake for 9-11 minutes, depending on your oven.   Bake until cookies turn a light golden brown.   Remove, place cookies on rack to cool. Recipe makes 4 dozen cookies.  ENJOY!