Cayenne Pretzels

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours


3-1/2 quarts

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
These spicy pretzels were a huge hit at my daughter's graduation party. The longer they sit, the spicier they get! —Gayle Zebo, Warren, Pennsylvania
Cayenne Pretzels Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound (12 cups) pretzel sticks


  1. In a small bowl, combine the oil, dressing mix, garlic salt and cayenne. Divide pretzels between 2 ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Pour oil mixture over pretzels; stir to coat.
  2. Bake at 200° for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 236 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 690mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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