Pretzel Coatings: How to Make Seasoned and Coated Pretzels

Pretzels are delicious on their own, but there’s no harm in adding a little something to them! There are many pretzel coatings and seasonings you can add. Below, we list out some of our favorite pretzel coating recipes for you to try at home!

Ranch Pretzels Recipebowl of pretzels

Great for football season, these take regular hard pretzels up a notch. They are easy and quick to make so you can make them whenever you have a craving for ranch-coated pretzels!


  • 1 package of Ranch dressing and seasoning mix
  • 1 (20 oz.) bag of pretzels
  • ¾ cup of canola oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of dill weed
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of garlic powder


  1. In a large bowl mix together oil, ranch seasoning, garlic powder, and dill weed.
  2. Mix in the pretzels and then let it marinate for at least one hour. Toss the mixture one or two times during that hour.
  3. While the pretzels are marinating, preheat your oven to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. Pour the pretzels onto a baking sheet and then make for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool. Place the pretzels in a bowl for serving.

Everything Bagel Pretzels

Do you love the taste of everything bagels? Then you’ll love these pretzels. They use the same seasoning as everything bagels—but without the bagel!



  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Place the pretzels in a large bowl and then pour the melted butter over the pretzels, stirring to coat.
  3. Sprinkle the Everything Bagel Seasoning over the pretzels and stir to coat
  4. Place the pretzels onto a baking sheet, distributing in an even layer. Bake for 10 minutes and let cool.

Peppermint-Coated Pretzels

If you want your pretzels to satisfy your sweet-tooth, then look no further than these peppermint-coated pretzels! While perfect for the holiday season, you can enjoy them at any time of the year.


  • 16 ounces of pretzels
  • 2 (16 ounces) packages of chopped vanilla bark coating squares
  • 2 cups of white chocolate morsels
  • 1 package of broken white chocolate baking bars
  • 1 package of finely crushed hard peppermint candies
  • ½ teaspoon of peppermint extract


  1. Combine the pretzels, vanilla bark, white chocolate morsels, and white chocolate baking bars in a slow cooker. Cook on LOW for 2 hours.
  2. Stir the chocolate mixture and then add 1 ¼ cups of the peppermint candies and peppermint extract.
  3. Coat the pretzels with the chocolate and peppermint mixture then sprinkle remaining peppermint candies on top. Let stand until firm.

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