Learn how to make seasoned pretzels with this quick and easy flavor-packed snack, Ranch Pretzels.

Easy to make and the perfect, flavorful snack, this is a fun recipe to make for the whole family. All you need do is toss pretzels with a ranch dressing packet, dill weed, and garlic powder, and bake!

Take game day to the next level with this tasty little treat. We also love making these with our veggie dill dip, and our crack dip. Add these with our delicious chicken wings and taquitos that you can make in the air fryer for a whole game-day spread.

Bowl of seasoned pretzel ready for eating.

Why You’ll Love These Seasoned Pretzels!

  • This is a quick and easy snack to make.
  • Perfect for game day all year long.
  • A flavorful pretzel the whole family will love.
  • They are great for everyday snacking.
  • A great after-school snack for kids.
  • Made with simple, and easy ingredients.
An overhead shot of ingredients needed to make ranch pretzels.

Ingredients

  • Ranch dressing and seasoning mix: This is an easy and quick way to get that ranch taste we all know and love.
  • Garlic Powder: For extra flavor, garlic powder adds the perfect savory taste.
  • Dill Weed: This helps enhance the ranch flavoring.
  • Canola Oil: A subtle oil that helps the seasoning stick to the pretzels without taking over the taste and flavor you are looking for. You can also use a more flavorful popcorn butter oil.
  • Pretzels: Use your favorite brand of non-flavored mini twist pretzels. The smaller the pretzel the better!

Kitchen Tools

You will need a mixing bowl, mixing spoons, and a large baking sheet to make these ranch pretzels.

Step by step process photos of making ranch pretzels. Adding the ingredients to a bowl, mixing, tossing in the pretzels and then baking on a sheet pan.

How To Make Seasoned Pretzels

  1. Add: The ranch packet, garlic powder, dill weed, and oil to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Mix: Together the seasoning and oil until a smooth mixture is formed.
  3. Marinate: The pretzels and mix to coat them. Let the pretzels marinate, tossing a couple of times.
  4. Bake: The seasoned pretzels on a baking sheet in a preheated oven of 200°F for 20 minutes.
Mixing the ranch pretzels in a bowl with a rubber scraper.

Expert Tips

  • Toss: The pretzels a couple of times to make sure they are well coated with the seasoning.
  • Mini Pretzels. While you can use mini pretzel sticks or larger pretzels, the mini pretzel twists work best for this recipe.
  • Perfect for dipping. These are delicious on their own, but they also go great with dips.
  • Use a ranch dressing packet. You can make your own ranch dressing, leaving out the wet ingredients, but in a pinch using a pre-made packet is great for a quick and easy snack.
Close up shot of ranch pretzels on a baking sheet.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of pretzels are best?

We used mini pretzels for this recipe and I find that the small size is best! However, you can use whatever pretzels you have lying around. 

Can I make my own ranch dressing?

You sure can! I sometimes make my Easy Ranch Dressing, leaving out any wet ingredients since you only want the dry mix for this recipe.

Can you make this recipe ahead of time?

You sure can! If you’re making these for a small group of friends, you can bake them the morning of or even a few days ahead of time. Simply bake, let cool, and store in an airtight container until you’re ready to snack.

How do you store ranch pretzels?

You can store this in an airtight container and they’ll stay good for a couple of weeks. If preferred, you can also freeze them for a few months.

Bowl of seasoned pretzels with a sheet pan in the background.

What To Serve With Ranch Pretzels

  • Your favorite dips. These flavor-packed ranch pretzels are great in your favorite dips like our most popular dip, potato chip dip but it’s amazing with pretzels too!
  • An afternoon snack. Make this to enjoy throughout the week as an afternoon or after-school snack the whole family will love.
  • Game Day Special. When football season comes around, this recipe will impress a cheering crowd. Pair it with our sweet no-bake energy bites, and our savory easy crockpot meatballs for a full spread.
  • Outdoor Fun. Take this on your next family picnic or camping trip for a tasty snack with full flavor.
Sheet pan of ranch pretzels just out of the oven.

Storing

  • Store. Cooked seasoned pretzels in an airtight container at room temperature for a few weeks.
  • Freeze. You can also freeze them in a freezer-friendly container for a couple of months.

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Servings: 10 servings

Easy Ranch Pretzels

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Learn how to make these flavor-packed seasoned ranch pretzels for everyday snacking and game-day football fun.
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Ingredients

  • 1 packet ranch dressing and seasoning mix
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dill weed
  • ¾ cup canola oil or buttered popcorn oil
  • 20 ounces pretzels

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl combine ranch seasoning, garlic powder, dill weed, and oil. Mix together.
  • Add pretzels to the bowl and mix to coat the pretzels. Let the pretzels marinate in the bowl for 1 hour, tossing one or two times.
  • Preheat oven to 200F degrees. Pour pretzels onto a cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.

Notes

  • Toss: The pretzels a couple of times to make sure they are well coated with the seasoning.
  • Mini Pretzels. While you can use mini pretzel sticks or larger pretzels, the mini pretzel twists work best for this recipe.
  • Perfect for dipping. These are delicious on their own, but they also go great with dips.
  • Use a ranch dressing packet. You can make your own ranch dressing, leaving out the wet ingredients, but in a pinch using a pre-made packet is great for a quick and easy snack.
  • Store. Cooked seasoned pretzels in an airtight container at room temperature for a few weeks. You can also freeze them in a freezer-friendly container for a couple of months.
Calories: 368kcal, Carbohydrates: 46g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g, Monounsaturated Fat: 11g, Trans Fat: 0.1g, Cholesterol: 0.03mg, Sodium: 704mg, Potassium: 132mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 1IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 16mg, Iron: 3mg
Cuisine: American
Course: Appetizer
Author: Jennifer
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