Here’s a Cheese Pretzels recipe for an easy snack that’s quite addictive! These crunchy, buttery, cheddar cheese flavored pretzels are perfect for parties
We are a family of cheese lovers and that love of cheese also extends to our snacks! These cheese pretzels are great for snacking on and you’ll find that you can’t stop at eating just a few.
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How To Make Cheese Pretzels
Start by spreading the pretzel twists out in a large rimmed baking sheet or in a roasting pan.
Then, whisk together butter flavored popcorn oil, garlic powder, and a dry cheese packet from a box of macaroni and cheese.
Pour the cheese and oil mixture over the pretzel twists in the pan immediately after whisking.
Use a silicone spatula to stir the pretzels about every 15 minutes, until all of the cheese and oil mixture is absorbed. The spatula really helps scrape and scoop the cheese and oil mixture off the bottom of the pan.
What kind of pretzels work to make cheese pretzels?
You can use whatever pretzels you prefer from twists to sticks and square to circles. Or use a combination of pretzels. For this recipe, we used mini pretzels twists.
You can also substitute some of the pretzels for other snack ingredients such as Goldfish, Cheezits, oyster crackers, Cheerios, or peanuts.
Do seasoned pretzels have to be baked?
The pretzels will absorb the oil so seasoned pretzels do not NEED to be baked, only stirred occasionally.
But if you want to absorb the oil faster, you can bake your cheese pretzel twists at 220° for 20-30 minutes, stirring every 10-15 minutes, until absorbed.
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