Make Your Own Seasoned Pretzels
Soft Pretzels have always been a favorite snack for Philadelphians, however they have become popular all over the country. Wendys now has the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger, Sonic features a Pretzel Dog, and little Caesar's has a Pretzel Crust Pizza.
Hard pretzels have always been a go to snack for get-togethers, they go great with wine or beer, dips, in party mixes and even dipped in chocolate. With this recipe you'll be upping your pretzel game.
This recipe is a twist (pun-intended) on your plain old hard pretzel. You've probably seen flavored pretzel snacks in the grocery store; however, they are expensive and it's a small bag. Here's an inexpensive way to make delicious seasoned pretzels right at home. You might want to make a double batch, they're addictive! After making these you might be inspired to get creative and invent your own flavor of seasoned pretzels, think garlic, Parmesan, sesame!
Make Your Own
It's no wonder American’s spend about $500 million dollars a year on pretzels, they come in so many delicious varieties and are so versatile! You can sprinkle them on top of your ice cream, or enjoy a pretzel cone filled with ice cream. You can even use them as a crust for cooking boneless chicken breasts. They are a great low fat snack with so many varieties to choose from - nibs, waffles, sticks, peanut butter filled, seasoned, cracker flips, sourdough, chocolate covered and more. Now you can make gourmet pretzels at home with this easy recipe.
The best pretzels to use for making this recipe are sourdough nuggets, which can often be found in your local Dollar Tree store for just 1.00 a bag!
- 1 Large Bag Pretzels, Sourdough Nuggets or Pieces
- 1 Cup Canola or Vegetable Oil
- 1 Envelope Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix
- 1 teaspoon Dill Weed
- 1 Tablespoon Steak Seasoning
- 1/3 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
- Crush pretzels into bite sized pieces and place into a very large bowl.
- Add the oil, dressing mix, dill, steak seasoning, cayenne pepper to the bowl. Mix well to coat all pretzels.
- Pour mixture onto a baking sheet. Bake at 250 degrees for 30 to 45 minutes.
- Remove from oven. Cool and Enjoy!
They are all delicious, but if you had to pick one, what's your favorite snack?
Lancaster county Pennsylvania is the home to the first hard pretzels, invented by the Pennsylvania Dutch community. If you travel to Pennsylvania, be sure to add a pretzel factory tour to your travel plans!
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