Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels are the perfect indulgent, sweet, and crunchy treat. With just the right amount of sweetness, these delectable snacks are sure to captivate your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Cinnamon sugar pretzel twists.

Our Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels have the ultimate combination of irresistible flavors and addictive crunchiness. Whether you’re looking for a snack to munch on during movie nights or a crowd-pleasing party appetizer, these twisted pretzel treats are guaranteed to wow your taste buds and leave everyone begging for the recipe.

If you’re looking for more sweet pretzel recipes, try these Rolo Pretzel Bites, Caramel Pretzels with Chocolate and Chocolate Peanut Butter Haystacks.

Placing the pretzels in their storage container.

Why We Love This Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Recipe

Indulge in the sheer joy of biting into these irresistible cinnamon sugar pretzels that offer a delightful balance of sweet and crunchy goodness. From its quick and easy preparation to the captivating blend of cinnamon and sugar, every bite is a moment of bliss.

  • Quick and Easy: In less than 10 minutes you will have an easy to make, you can whip up and enjoy a batch of these delicious cinnamon pretzels. No need to make pretzel dough.
  • Family Friendly: People of all ages will adore this cinnamon pretzel recipe, making it a perfect snack for family gatherings and parties.
  • Great for Making Ahead: Prepare a big batch in advance and store them in an airtight container for a quick grab-and-go snack throughout the week.

Ingredient Notes to Make Easy Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Pretzels, coconut oil, and the spices.
  • Cinnamon: Cinnamon is the star of this recipe, providing its warm and comforting flavor. Free feel to alter the amount of cinnamon depending on your preference.
  • Sugar: Granulated sugar adds sweetness to the pretzels, creating a perfect balance with the cinnamon.
  • Pretzels: A bag of pretzels, and twisted pretzels work best for this recipe, offering a satisfying crunch in every bite. Classic pretzel sticks work well too for these perfect sweet and salty snacks.

See my recipe card below for a complete list of the ingredients with measurements.

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Variations and Substitutions for Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Snack

Get ready to take your cinnamon pretzels bites to a whole new level with these exciting variations. By making simple ingredient swaps, you can transform this classic snack into something even better!

  • Pumpkin Pie Spice: For a seasonal twist to this sweet cinnamon sugar pretzel bites recipe, you can use pumpkin pie spice as a substitution for ground cinnamon for these candy pretzels.
  • Vegetable Oil: While the original recipe calls for coconut oil, you can easily use vegetable oil as an alternative. Even try melted butter to make cinnamon sugar pretzels.
  • Pretzels: Of course, you can make cinnamon pretzel bites, or pretzel sticks if you prefer.

How to Make Cinnamon Pretzel Bites

These are the basic steps for making Cinnamon Pretzel Bites. Refer to the full, printable recipe card below for detailed instructions.

melting the oil, adding the pretzels and then the cinnamon and sugar.

Step 1: Make Cinnamon Sugar Mixture

First, preheat the oven. Start by melting the coconut oil in a large bowl and then stir in the sugar and cinnamon until well combined.

Step 2: Coat Pretzels

Then add the twisted pretzels to the bowl, and next, gently toss them with the cinnamon sugar coating until each piece is thoroughly coated.

Step 3: Bake the Pretzels

Next, spread the coated pretzels evenly on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 3-5 minutes. Then remove the pretzels as soon as the sugar turns a golden color to prevent them from burning. Finally, transfer the pretzels to a serving bowl or place in a bag.

Recipe FAQs for this Easy Snack Recipe

The serving size for twisted pretzels is one ounce. If you were to eat one ounce of these candy pretzels, they would be 238 calories.

Yes! In this recipe, we use store-bought twisted pretzels for convenience and ease. However, if you’re up for a challenge, making your own pretzels from scratch could be a fun experiment.

Of course, Twisted pretzels are ideal for this recipe as they provide the perfect texture and surface area to hold the delicious cinnamon sugar coating.

To keep these pretzels fresh, store them in an airtight container or ziplock bag at room temperature for up to a week.

The cinnamon sugar pretzels spilling out of the container.

Expert Tips for Making This Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Recipe

With these expert tips, you’re all set to create a batch of this artisanal pretzels recipe that will become a family favorite in no time. Enjoy this sweet and crunchy snack on movie nights, picnics, or anytime you need a delicious treat!

  • Frozen Soft Pretzels: For a unique twist, try using frozen soft pretzels instead of traditional ones. The soft and chewy texture will add another layer of enjoyment to this treat.
  • Sugar Replacement: If you prefer, you can experiment with sugar replacements like coconut sugar or a sugar-free sweetener.
  • Stir Pretzels Often: While baking, remember to stir the pretzels occasionally to ensure even coating and prevent burning.
  • Candy Pretzels: Of course, you can use these pretzels in a snack mix and add your favorite candies or Chex mix to finish the recipe Truly, make it your own with peanuts or other treats.

What to Serve with Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Cinnamon sugar pretzel twists.

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Yield: 16 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels are the perfect indulgent, sweet and crunchy treat. With just the right amount of sweetness, these delectable snacks are sure to captivate your taste buds and leave you craving for more.
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Coconut oil , vegetable oil can be also be used
  • ¾ cup Granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Ground cinnamon
  • 16 ounces Twisted pretzels

Instructions

  • Combine melted coconut oil with the sugar and cinnamon in a large bowl, stirring until well mixed.
  • Add the twisted pretzels to the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Coat every piece by gently stirring with a spatula or large spoon.
  • Arrange your pretzels evenly on a baking sheet.
  • Bake them at 350 degrees for a duration of 3-5 minutes. Remove the pretzels from the oven once the sugar has changed color, to prevent them from burning.

Expert Tips

  • Frozen Soft Pretzels: For a unique twist, try using frozen soft pretzels instead of traditional ones. The soft and chewy texture will add another layer of enjoyment to this treat.
  • Sugar Replacement: If you prefer, you can experiment with sugar replacements like coconut sugar or a sugar-free sweetener.
  • Stir Pretzels Often: While baking, remember to stir the pretzels occasionally to ensure even coating and prevent burning.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1oz | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 444mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

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