"Large, salted sourdough pretzels work best for this appetizer. The marinade gives them a tangy, addictive flavor that's wonderful for parties, and goes well with any beverage." — Sue
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1 (15 ounce) package
1 (1 ounce) package
dry Ranch-style dressing mix
dried dill weed
I make these all the time but the cook time and meaurements are different. I use about 3/4 of a pound bag of pretzels, 1 package of ranch, 1 tablesspoon garlic powder and 1 tablespoon of dried dill and definitely not olive oil! Use vegetable oil and use just slightly over 1/2 a cup. Cook at 250 and stir to coat every 15 minutes for 1 hour. I promise they will be perfection. I have made them for years and they have been a hit, each and every time.
This is the 2nd "doctored up" pretzel recipe I've tried off this site and I have discovered that I think pretzels taste best by themself. Thanks anyway.
My family makes pretzels similar to these...however they don't need to be baked. Prepare and let the pretzels "marinate" in the oil mixture for 8 to 10 hours (shaking or stirring every so often to get the oil distributed) and the mixture will soak into the pretzels. Also, replace the oil with popcorn oil for added flavor (as mentioned by another reviewer as having done). These are addicting!
These were so easy and went over very well at a Supebowl party. I did use vegetable oil as per some reviewers advice. While I love olive oil it does have a very distinctive flavor that I just didn't see lending itself well to such a "snacky" food. I used 1 tbls of both the garlic powder and dill as well, again per reviewers advice. I will certainly make these again and again.
Excellent recipe that is sooooo simple! I took the advice of others and used vegetable oil vs. olive oil and cut that to a little over 1/2 cup. I also used 1 tbsp. each of garlic powder and dill vs. three. I put everything into a tupperware container to toss and marinate. I think you just have to judge with your oven - start with a low temp. and toss every 10 minutes until done.
I liked the idea of this recipe, but
I don't usually have dry ranch dressing
mix on hand. I made up the core ingredients of seasoning that's in ranch
dressing, used vegetable oil instead
of olive (because olive oil tends to
be a bit heavy when making snacks like
this) and added about a 1/4 c. of grated
Parmesan/Romano cheese. Tasty. Good
change from your usual pretzel.
very good! but I don't bake them just let sit for a day or two shaking occasionally
AWESOME! so good and so easy! i used a bag of mini twist pretzels, a little less oil, 1 1/2 T garlic powder, 1 T dill weed & baked at 250 degrees for 30 min (stir every 10) = turned out great! will definately be making these again! =)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 92
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