Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

When I was creating my list for my annual Christmas Goodie Boxes, I wanted to add something that wasn’t chocolate or a cookie. I was thinking hmmmm what is something that is both salty and sweet. I searched for a while and finally decided on trying a cinnamon sugar pretzel out. I had no idea something so easy could be so delicious. This quickly became one of the most enjoyed items of my goodie boxes and will from now on be a staple for Christmas! Plus this is one of the simplest recipes out there. It takes no time at all and is delicious – how do you get anything better than that?

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Ingredients:

  • 1 (16 ounce) package small pretzels (use mini pretzel twists)
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300º.
  2. In a large roasting pan or deep glass dish  add the pretzels, and spread the pretzels out evenly in the pan.
  3. In a small bowl add the oil, sugar, and cinnamon; stir thoroughly to blend ingredients together.
  4. Pour the oil-cinnamon-sugar mixture over the pretzels; toss well to coat the pretzels with the mixture.
  5. Place roasting pan in oven, bake uncovered for 30 minutes, and stirring twice during baking time (every 10 minutes).
  6. Place baked pretzels onto a baking sheet that has been lined with wax paper.
  7. Spread pretzels out as evenly as you can, to allow them to cool before serving.
  8. Store pretzels in an airtight container.

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