Hot & Spicy Taco Pretzels

Hot & Spicy Taco Pretzels

Alicia Stoltenberg from Everyday Home Cook shares a favorite recipe. Spice up your next party with Hot & Spicy Taco Pretzels! These pretzels are full of flavor and are definitely addictive.
  • Total Time 35 Minutes
  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Servings 12
  • Ingredients 3


  • 1 packet Old El Paso™ hot & spicy taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 (16 oz) bag mini pretzel twists


Step 1 Preheat oven to 250°F. In a small bowl, mix together taco seasoning and oil until well blended. Empty pretzels into a large bowl. Pour spice & oil mixture over pretzels and stir until well coated. Spray a rimmed sheet pan lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Spread pretzels into a single layer on prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Let cool. Store at room temperature in an airtight container.

Expert Tips

Stirring the pretzels every 10 minutes helps keep the seasoning distributed evenly as well as helps you make sure the pretzels do not get overdone.
To back down the heat, use Original seasoning instead of Hot & Spicy.