Honey Mustard Pretzels

How about this hurricane? Anyone on the eastern side of the country has been hearing about Sandy for the past week and most of us are hunkering down to weather the storm today. In Boston, schools are closed, office building are closed, and people stayed off the roads.

I actually got up and started driving to work since our office isn’t closed today. The roads were eerily empty. About half way to work, I decided it wasn’t worth risking a commute home over the Tobin with hurricane-force gusts and turned back home. I am working from home most of the day and so far, haven’t had any issues (we’ll see what happens as the day progresses). I hope everyone out there is staying dry and safe.

While sitting at home working I always tend to snack. It must just be because I’m home and there are always baked goods or other treats in the house. When I’m at my desk, I don’t snack that often, but at home, forget it. This morning, I have been snacking on these Honey Mustard Pretzels.

It wasn’t my plan. I had hoped to keep them around until the weekend, but they’re just so addictive. They come together in a snap and disappear just as quickly. These are perfect for sitting around watching football, handing out Halloween candy, or working from home in my case.

After a couple days, mine started to lose a bit of their crunch, so I just popped them back in the oven for another 15 minutes and they crisped right up again.

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Honey Mustard Pretzels

Perfect for snacking, these honey mustard pretzels come together in a snap and disappear just as fast!

Yield: 4 cups

Ingredients:

4 cups pretzels, any variety
1/4 cup canola oil, or vegetable oil
1/4 cup yellow mustard
1 tsp mustard powder
1 1/2 Tbsp honey

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees. In a rimmed baking sheet, lightly coat with non-stick spray.

In small bowl, whisk together all seasoning ingredients - oil, mustard, mustard powder and honey.

Toss pretzels with whisked seasoning mixture in a large bowl until all evenly coated.

Bake in preheated oven for 60-75 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.

Serve while warm.

Store in air-tight container.

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6 Responses to “Honey Mustard Pretzels”

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    Julie — October 29, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    Good luck with the storm. Be safe, glad to read you turned around and went home thinking about the end of the day!
    I think if I was still in New York state I’d be baking up a storm to prepare for the Sandy Blizzard myself. Here in Alabama we can only hope for the best for you all on the shorelines up there!

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    Jen — October 30, 2012 at 2:36 am

    Thanks. So far so good where I live. We haven’t list power yet, so that’s good!

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    Peggy — March 5, 2013 at 8:52 am

    I’m the same way with snacks at home! Once I get some in my hand, it’s over! These would definitely disappear rather quickly in our house, too =)

    • beantownbaker — March 6th, 2013 @ 8:38 pm

      Glad to hear I’m not the only one like that!

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    Sharon — March 8, 2014 at 8:32 am

    I have tried a couple different recipes for the beloved hone mustard pretzels but to no avail…they always remain kind of “sticky”, so I am eager to try yours but I think they too will be sticky….are they?Why can’t you find the honey mustard pretzels anymore except in small bags????

    • beantownbaker — March 8th, 2014 @ 1:14 pm

      I agree. They were a bit sticky the next day. But the first day, they weren’t. If they are when you take them out, just toss them and bake a little while longer.

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