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Make Your Own Seasoned Pretzels
A favorite Philly snack, this delicious treat is gaining popularity all over the country since Wendys started serving their Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger and Sonic is featuring the Pretzel Dog.
This recipe is a twist (pun-intended) on your plain old hard pretzel. You've probably seen these flavored snacks in the grocery store; however, they are expensive and you don't get many pretzels in one 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 this recipe you might be inspired to get creative and invent your own flavor of seasoned pretzels, think garlic, Parmesan, sesame!
The results from this recipe are similar to the Snyders pieces you can buy in the grocery store; l love their honey mustard pieces.
The best bagged 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!
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, enjoy them as a pretzel ice cream cone filled with soft serve ice cream, nibble on them with a cold bear or even use them as a crust when cooking boneless chicken breasts. Pretzels are a great low fat party 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.
Cook Time for Seasoned Pretzels
- 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?
Philadelphia is the home of the soft pretzel and Lancaster county Pennsylvania is the home of the first hard pretzels, invented by the Pennsylvania Dutch community. If you travel to Pennsylvania, be sure to add a factory tour to your travel plans!
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