Recipes with Pretzels

Our recipes with pretzels include fun ideas to transform pretzels into delicious apps, dinners and even sweets. Sweet-and-salty lovers, rejoice!

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    Giant Pretzel Recipe

    My husband and our friends and family love these soft, chewy pretzels. Let the bread machine mix the dough, then all you have to do is shape and bake these fun snacks. —Sherry Peterson, Fort Collins, Colorado

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    These Are the Best Pretzels You Can Buy, According to Our Test Kitchen

    Looking for the best pretzels to snack on? Our Test Kitchen pros tried the most popular brands. Just three got...

    10 Pretzel Shapes That Aren’t Your Basic Twist

    Go beyond the classic twist with these pretzel shapes that range from simple nuggets to holiday-themed centerpieces.

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    Learn How to Make Soft Pretzels at Home

    This soft, chewy snack is a staple at German beer halls and breweries, but why make the trip when it's...

    How to Safely Use Food-Grade Lye for Pretzels

    Ditch the baking soda and learn how to make pretzels the old-fashioned way—by using a lye bath.

    Pumpkin Latte Cheesecake Tarts

    It's hard to resist this pumpkin latte cheesecake recipe. Use extra pretzel crumbs or toffee chips for a garnish. —Arlene...

    Pretzel Strawberry Bark

    This is my candy version of the classic strawberry pretzel dessert. It uses ruby chocolate, which is fairly new on...

    Watermelon Salad with Cinnamon Pretzel Crunch

    2 reviews

    This is such a wonderful side dish to enjoy during a hot summer, especially here in Texas. My family loves...

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    Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Jars

    3 reviews

    Need to bring a dish to pass this weekend? These make-ahead dessert jars will disappear quickly at any potluck. —Aldene...

    Berry Pretzel Fluff Dessert

    If you're asked to bring dessert to a summer potluck, this is the perfect recipe. It can be made ahead...

    Air-Fryer Pretzel-Crusted Catfish

    I love the flavor of this air-fryer catfish. I’m not a big fish lover, so any recipe that has me...

    Savory Cracker Snack Mix

    9 reviews

    A Taste of Home recipe inspired this one! Because I love everything bagel seasoning, I decided to give this...

    Caramel Chex Mix

    2 reviews

    This wonderfully crunchy snack is loaded with cereal, pretzels and nuts—and coated with a not-too-sweet brown sugar mixture. Package this...

    Parmesan-Ranch Snack Mix

    11 reviews

    This is a quick, easy and delicious snack, especially for kids. No one I've made it for can have just...

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    36 Sweet and Salty Pretzel Desserts

    Want the best of both worlds? Try pretzel desserts that marry salt and sweetness for treats you can't resist.

    Parmesan-Pretzel Crisps

    2 reviews

    I love this recipe because I usually have the ingredients on hand and it is so easy to prepare. It's...

    Pretzel Dessert

    34 reviews

    Save both time and money with a big batch of this sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy treat. Any dessert...

    Pretzel Gelatin Dessert

    28 reviews

    This is one of my mother's absolute favorite desserts. The salty pretzel crust is the perfect complement to the sweet...

    So-Easy Snack Mix

    I eat this tasty treat just as much as (if not more than) the kids! Have fun with it by...

    Pecan Caramel Candies

    35 reviews

    Salty and sweet, these candies are the perfect little snack. Form a kitchen assembly line with your kids, and the...

    Turtle Snack Mix

    A decadent turtle sundae I had at a restaurant inspired this sweet-salty snack mix. Just try to stop at one...

    Maple Pretzel Chicken

    26 reviews

    This unexpected combo delivers delicious results. The finer the pretzel crumb, the better. Larger pieces won't coat as well. —Tara...

    Peppermint Pretzel Dippers

    1 review

    A friend made these treats and gave them away in pretty canning jars. The combination of sweet, salty and peppermint...

    Chocolate-Strawberry Pretzel Cookies

    2 reviews

    Every year I come up with a new recipe, and this is one that's been requested over and over. Who...

    Easy White Chocolate Party Mix

    16 reviews

    I get rave reviews every time I prepare this crispy combination of cereal, popcorn, pretzels, nuts and candies. Coated in...

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    Easy Peanut Butter & Pretzel Pie

    9 reviews

    My crispy, salty pretzel crust just begs for a creamy no-bake peanut butter filling and a layer of chocolate ganache....

    Loaded-Up Pretzel Cookies

    76 reviews

    Coconut, M&M’s and salty, crunchy pretzels make these loaded cookies unlike any you’ve ever tasted—or resisted. —Jackie Ruckwardt, Cottage Grove,...

    Chocolate-Coated Pretzels

    5 reviews

    These pretty pretzels are simple to make and are great gifts any time of the year. —Virginia Chronic, Robinson, Illinois

    Party Pretzels

    11 reviews

    Not only are these a perfect mid-morning or afternoon snack at work, they're perfect for hungry kids just home from...

    Beer and Pretzel Caramels

    3 reviews

    Beer and pretzels are a natural combination—mix them with smooth caramel and you have an awesome candy. The guys will...

    Mini Pretzel Pumpkins

    2 reviews

    Folks are sure to share some tricks in order to get some of these pleasing pumpkin-shaped treats. —Taste of Home...