Sweet Chipotle Pretzels Recipe
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Sweet Chipotle Pretzels Recipe

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Pretzels are a great snack food. I love this recipe because it is sweet as well as spicy, but not too spicy. It's a great combination for munching. —Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:5 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 4 cups miniature pretzels
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 209 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 524 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. Place pretzels in a large bowl. Whisk the egg white and water until frothy; stir in the brown sugar, cinnamon, allspice and chipotle pepper. Pour over pretzels; toss to coat.
  2. Arrange in single layer on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until dry. Cool completely on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Sweet Chipotle Pretzels in Taste of Home August/September 2011, p30

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"Come to think of it, I didn't use chipotle pepper, but I used cayenne pepper!!"

Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"I recall making this recipe and again, I did adjusted the recipe to suit my tastes! These pretzels are very tasty! Dawn E. Lowenstein"

Reviewed Dec. 15, 2011

"Super easy and REALLY GOOD!!

Lots of wonderful comments from guests."

Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"Nice kick to pretzels. Just be sure you get them dry in the oven or they will be sticky"

Reviewed Aug. 16, 2011

"Thanks to the previous comment, I added more pepper (ended up close to 1/2 t). With that amount there seems to be just enough heat to be spicy, yet not so much that it diminishes the sweetness. My guys can't get enough!"

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