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

    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.


    Zesty Citrus Snack Mix

    This snack mix combines two of my favorite snacks (pita chips and roasted garbanzo beans) with nuts, pretzels and a...


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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 strawberry bark recipe is my candy take on the classic Strawberry Pretzel Dessert. It uses ruby chocolate, which...


    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...


    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...


    Campfire Cookies

    The start of cold weather here in Colorado means bonfire season. What better way to celebrate than with these campfire...

    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...


    Red, White and Blue Crunch Mix

    1 review

    My colorful snack mix makes a festive treat for a large group or potluck or even to bring as a...


    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...


    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-Crusted Drumsticks

    5 reviews

    The first time I fixed this effortless main dish for guests, I received plenty of recipe requests. With their pretzel...


    Easy Peanut Butter & Pretzel Pie

    7 reviews

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


    Pineapple Pretzel Fluff

    17 reviews

    I often bring this salad to potlucks, and everyone goes crazy for the sweet and crunchy combination. Be sure to...


    Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods

    5 reviews

    Kids of all ages enjoy making and eating these fun treats. The decorated pretzels are a pretty gift in a...


    Sparkling Pretzels

    —Renee Schwebach, Dumont, Minnesota


    Chocolate-Covered Pretzels

    4 reviews

    These chocolate-covered pretzels came from my grandma, who loves to make candy and treats for my students. I have followed...


    Crunchy Chocolate Clusters

    1 review

    This easy candy has a south-of-the-border flavor with cinnamon, chocolate and coffee. Sweet, salty and crunchy, it's a great no-bake...


    M&M Pretzel Cookies

    3 reviews

    Kids and grown-ups alike adore these sweet and crunchy no-bake cookies. Add more candy for lovers of M&M's, or toss...


    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...

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    Snow Day Cookies

    3 reviews

    Clear your pantry to make these chocolate chip cookies loaded with goodies. We add oats, M&M’s, pretzels and even potato...


    Sweet Chipotle Pretzels

    7 reviews

    Pretzels are a great snack food. I love this recipe because it is sweet as well as spicy, but not...


    Pretzel-Coated Chicken Nuggets

    Chicken nuggets with a crushed pretzel crust have a guaranteed wow factor. Have them as a quick weeknight supper or...


    Chocolate Caramel Hazelnut Pie

    I love chocolate, caramel and hazelnuts, so I came up with a recipe that has all three. If you don't...


    Contest-Winning Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

    1 review

    I love the sweet-salty flavor of this pretty layered dessert. Sliced strawberries and gelatin top a smooth cream cheese filling...


    So-Easy Snack Mix

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