"Who needs all the distractions offered by typical party mixes? It's the toasted, seasoned pretzels you really want! This recipe is simple, and particularly tasty when straight from the oven." — K. Tansey
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1 (1 ounce) package
dry ranch salad dressing mix
ground cayenne pepper
1 (15 ounce) package
mini twist pretzels
I made a few changes to this recipe and it turned out awesome!! I put everything in a ziplock baggie and let sit for an hour rotating every 15mins or so. Then I baked the pretzels on a jelly roll pan for 5 mins at 350. Sooooo Goooood!
I may have done something wrong, but my pretzels burned in the oven after about 40 minutes. Every time I opened the door to stir the pretzels, my eyes watered! I ended up tossing the whole project out. It might have been an oven problem so make sure your oven is correct before setting out to make these. They sounded good; if they hadn't burned, they probably would have been...
These are great. I love them. The ranch dressing gives a great flavor. Since I was making for children I left out the cayenne.
I have made these a lot and they are always good. I did have to make a couple of changes....I put all the ingredients into a large zip-top bag and let the pretzels "soak up" the oil and spices for at least 30 minutes(or more), turn the bag often; also I baked at 250 for 30 to 45 minutes. Perfect! Thanks for sharing!!
The recipe is great. I bake them at 200° for an hour instead of 350° and they don't get too brown or burn.
I reduced the temp to 250 and my pretzels didnt burn, they may be a little spicy for kids But we love em!!!
THe flavor of this was very good. I did use broken pretzel pieces instead of mini pretzels because I like them more. I also cut down on the cayenne pepper because my boyfriend is not a fan of spicy food. I left them in the oven for about 15 mnutes and they were done. I will also reduce oven temp next time. They were excellent in taste though, and I will make again with those minor adjustments.
These are SO good. SO GOOD. I cut the oil down to a half cup and that was more than enough. I used a homemade ranch dressing mix (I suggest using Scotdog's dry ranch dressing mix) and I did not add garlic salt because the ranch dressing mix had garlic powder. This is great for a movie snack for the kids and to portion out into snack bags for my oldest boy's lunch. NOTE: You really have to keep an eye on these so they don't burn. I suggest you line your baking sheet with foil and do a little spritz with baking spray and really just keep it moving every ten-fifteen minutes so it does not burn. It's not two hours that this needs to bake. Fourty five minutes is plenty, give or take.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Spicy Party Pretzels
Serving Size: 1/15 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 15
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 131
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