Sweet Pretzel Nuggets Recipe
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Sweet Pretzel Nuggets Recipe

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"This crowd-pleasing snack has been a tremendous hit both at home and at work," reports Billie Sue Ebinger from Holton, Indiana. The fun crunchy bites have a sweet cinnamon-toast taste and just a hint of saltiness that make them very munchable.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) sourdough pretzel nuggets
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 178 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 304mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein


  1. Place pretzels in a microwave-safe bowl. In a small bowl, combine oil, sugar and cinnamon. Pour over pretzels; toss to coat.
  2. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 minutes; stir. Microwave 2-3 minutes longer, stirring after each minute or until oil is absorbed. Cool to room temperature. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Sweet Pretzel Nuggets in Quick Cooking December 2000, p43

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Reviewed May. 15, 2015

"Ok probably won't make again"

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"This is a great all around snack recipe! Not only have we made it as directed but have substituted pretzels minis, almonds and frosted mini wheats. The cereal is a big hit with the kids! Easy, Quick and tasty. Have fun with this recipe!"

Reviewed May. 5, 2012

"taste somewhat like a mini cinnamon rolls. taking to work for a morning staff meeting."

Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

"Visiting college girls enjoyed these. It was hard to stop once they stared nibbling."

Reviewed Jan. 10, 2011

"YEP these are good. Easy sweet and salty treat."

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