Pretzel Bones Recipe
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Pretzel Bones Recipe

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Just grab a bag of pretzel sticks, season them and you’ll have tasty bones in no time at all! These sweet and savory treats are perfect for your Halloween gathering.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:24 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 package (15 ounces) pretzel sticks

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 98 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 305 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.


  1. In a Dutch oven, melt honey and butter; stir in chili powder and onion powder. Add pretzels; toss to coat. Spread in a single layer in 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans coated with cooking spray.
  2. Bake at 300° for 5 minutes, stirring once. Cool in pans on wire racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 12 cups.
Originally published as Pretzel Bones in Halloween Party Favorites 2008, p8

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Reviewed Sep. 19, 2014

"This is a delicious snack."

Reviewed Mar. 30, 2011

"Very fun and good tasting snack. It is addicting and very easy to make. My kids loved it!"

Reviewed Jan. 28, 2011

"These were very good, everyone really enjoyed the flavor."

Reviewed Oct. 30, 2010

"You need to make 1.5 times the sauce but they are very addictive!"

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