Spicy Nacho Cheese Pretzels
Spicy Nacho Cheese Pretzels are crunchy, buttery and spicy. They're a pull up your sleeves and grab a beverage kind of tailgating snack that is impossible to pass without grabbing a handful.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
- 24 oz pretzels small
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp cayenne pepper
- 3 tbsp nacho cheddar seasoning plus extra for dusting
Preheat oven to 200°F.
In a bowl, combine all ingredients except for the pretzels. Whisk for a few minutes to combine.
Spread pretzels out on two rimmed baking sheets.
Pour oil/spice mixture evenly over pretzels. Use a spatula and stir the pretzels to coat.
Bake for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until oil mixture is absorbed. Stir and turn trays approximately every 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle additional nacho cheese powder over pretzels, stirring to combine.
Cool and store in airtight ziplock bags or containers until serving.
Serving: 24g | Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 359mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg