snack attack: spicy-sweet glazed pretzels and nuts


I hope everyone had the most delightful of holidays and let’s all ring in the new year with good cheer. Hello, 2007! Now before we all batten down the hatches with resolutions, let’s continue the festive snacks just a bit longer. I came by this recipe from David Lebovitz via Not Martha and I can truly say that this is the best holiday snack ever. Sweet and salty and spicy! A treat that is easy to make and will make your guests love you even more. I made this for a Boxing Day snack for friends and it got rave reviews. I used only pretzels and a small amount of almonds since I was out of mixed nuts but if you’ve spent all your cash on booze and don’t want to spring any more $$$ for fancy nuts, you can certainly buy a cheap bag of pretzels and still ring in the new year with a tasty snack. Tasty delicious!

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11 comments to “snack attack: spicy-sweet glazed pretzels and nuts”

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    Ivonne   December 31, 2006 at 3:41 pm

    Great minds think alike! I made this same snack for tonight’s New Year’s Eve party.

    Happy New Year!

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    Joanne   December 31, 2006 at 4:03 pm

    Ditto. I used cashews and it’s addictive. Hope you have a great New Year Kickpleat!

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    jenn   January 1, 2007 at 9:59 am

    The sound amazing!!! I’ll have to see if I have time to do these today! I’m working on cleaning out the entire pantry…even the very back ;) LOL It might take me a while!

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    Fiber   January 1, 2007 at 5:48 am

    These sound delicious, and you could probably take these in about a hundred different spice directions.
    Thanks for the recipe, and have a very Happy New Year! I am such a huge fan of your blog!

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    kickpleat   January 5, 2007 at 8:52 am

    I hope you had a wonderful New Year’s party, Ivonne!

    Awesome, Joanne! Happy New Year to you!

    Yes, fiber, these are awesome and I’m sure very yeilding to your flavour whims and desires! Happy New Year to you!

    I hope your pantry clean was a success Jenn!

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    kickpleat   January 5, 2007 at 1:11 pm

    Glad you loved them, Rick! Nice blog back atchya (& thanks for the Jay-Z track!)

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    Rich   January 5, 2007 at 12:19 pm

    Was at a party over the holdays and someone had brought a bowl of these, loved them. cool blog. all the best in the new year.

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    peabody   January 7, 2007 at 3:25 pm

    These look great. I think I will make them for the Superbowl.

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    Kala   May 11, 2011 at 6:29 pm

    A new favorite. I am addicted.

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    Kristie   December 24, 2011 at 6:41 pm

    Was looking up recipe ideas for christmas party appetizers and came across this. I’m in love with these pretzels. Thanks so much!

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