Here it is friends – the best ever “Cheap and Cheerful” snack!  You start with pretzels and then just add whatever else you like.  Over the past 2 weeks, the local groceries here were running specials on their snacks so I bought a few bags of pretzels.  I’m a big savory fan so I decided to make a big batch of Ranch Pretzels and throw in some cashews  Of course, these pretzels are served best with ice cold lemonade, or maybe something stronger….
Kicked Up Pretzels
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 35 mins

Here it is friends – the best ever “Cheap and Cheerful” snack!  

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Donya |
  • 2 pound pretzels
  • 2 cups cashews
  • 1 packet Ranch dressing
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon caynne pepper
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  1. Heat oven to 225 degrees.
  2. Place pretzels and nuts on a large baking sheet or roasting pan.
  3. Mix dry ingredients and oil in a small bowl, blending well. Pour over pretzels.
  4. Roast for 1 1/2 hours stirring every 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Let cool and store in an airtight container.
pretzels & cashews

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