Rhea's Spicy Pretzels

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by rheahouseberg

Takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. Most people that taste this delicious snack, requests the recipe. I tasted for the first time at an open house 15 years ago. I've been making them ever since

Top Review by Barbara J.

This recipe is so easy to make and everyone I share it with wants the recipe. I use 1 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper and not 2 teaspoons because 2 teaspoons was just too spicy. I love the kick the cayenne pepper gives it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (16 ounce) bags small pretzels (you can mix mini and sticks)
  • 34 cup vegetable oil or 34 cup canola oil
  • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper (I prefer the course kind with lemon zest)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 12-2 teaspoons cayenne pepper (depending how spicy you like it)


  1. Pour all pretzels in a large container w/lid or large plastic bag (big enough to shake) set aside.
  2. Mix remaining 6 ingredients together then pour over pretzels. Secure lid on container or tie plastic bag and shake well, so all pretzels are coated. Let sit a few minutes, then enjoy! Store in air tight containers.

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