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), 0 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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caglaser User ID: 3870171 226368
Reviewed May. 15, 2015

"Ok probably won't make again"

mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 27213
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!"

amruzicka User ID: 1698319 88114
Reviewed May. 5, 2012

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

Buckeye Blonde User ID: 5861728 43191
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

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

marciedarciestuff User ID: 3221145 27211
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2011

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

rossmom229 User ID: 1666677 75537
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2009

"I have made these several times for gifts at Christmas time. The teachers love them and so do neighbors that we have gifted! The kids don't like me to give them away though! quick, easy and DELISH!"

KarenD903 User ID: 593509 29016
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2009

"I have been making these for years now. There is no one that does not like these sweet/salty treats. When I go to my friends house her kids look forward to the pretzel lady coming."

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