Marinated Pretzels

Marinated Pretzels

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  • Prep

    1 h 10 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 20 m
Recipe by  Sue

“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.”

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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  1. Break the pretzels into a large bowl.
  2. In a medium bowl, blend the olive oil, ranch-style dressing mix, garlic powder and dill weed. Pour the mixture over the pretzels. Marinate 1 hour, tossing approximately every 10 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Spread the marinated pretzels on a large cookie sheet. Bake approximately 10 minutes. Allow the pretzels to cool, then serve.

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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.



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.

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Amount Per Serving (16 total)

  • Calories
  • 104 cal
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs
  • 3.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 140 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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