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Under 30 Minutes

Spicy-Sweet Pretzel Mix

This crunchy bar snack goes great with Pomegranate Soda.

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  • Servings: 8
Spicy-Sweet Pretzel Mix

Source: Everyday Food, September 2008


  • 2 cups thin pretzel sticks
  • 1 cup natural almonds
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons dark-brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, toss together pretzels and almonds.

  2. In a small saucepan, bring butter, sugar, cayenne, and 1 tablespoon water to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour over pretzel mixture in bowl; gently toss to combine.

  3. Spread pretzel mixture in a single layer on prepared sheet. Bake until almonds are crisp, about 20 minutes, tossing occasionally. Cool on sheet before serving.

Cook's Note

To store, keep at room temperature, up to 5 days.

Reviews (3)

  • ynohtna 1 Feb, 2011

    Definitely gonna eat them when Celtics start their playoffs.
    Here is another recipe I think you might like, it's also about pretzels.

  • samiaadrienne 4 May, 2010

    These were delicious! So quick and easy, and super yummy, even a couple days later. I couldn't stop eating them.

  • mmpb 20 Nov, 2009

    I love these! So good and so easy to make. This year I'm going to put them in Christmas gift bags for our neighbors and friends.

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