Background and History
Spicy Ranch Pretzels are a popular and addictive snack, perfect for gatherings, parties, or satisfying those salty cravings. This seasoned pretzel recipe combines the classic tangy flavor of ranch with a spicy kick, creating a dynamic and irresistible twist on the traditional pretzel snack.
1 pound mini pretzels
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup ranch seasoning mix
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon dried dill
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Preheat your oven to 250°F (120°C).
Prepare Seasoning Mix
In a bowl, mix together vegetable oil, ranch seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, dried dill, and black pepper.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the mini pretzels with the prepared seasoning mix. Toss until the pretzels are evenly coated.
Spread on Baking Sheets
Spread the seasoned pretzels in a single layer on two large baking sheets.
Bake in the Oven
Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes for even coating.
Cool and Serve
Allow the Spicy Ranch Pretzels to cool completely before serving.
(Per Serving – based on 10 servings)
Adjust the level of spiciness by increasing or decreasing the amount of cayenne pepper.
Store the pretzels in an airtight container to maintain freshness.
Experiment with different pretzel shapes for variety.
Check the ingredients in the ranch seasoning mix for potential allergens.
Confirm the freshness of the pretzels to avoid any wheat-related allergies.
Adjust the recipe to accommodate dietary restrictions or allergies.