Addictive Pretzels


Serving Size:
1 ounce (8 bite-sized braided twist pretzel pieces)

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 32 ounces bag unsalted pretzels
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons Hidden Valley® Ranch Salad Dressing and Seasoning mix
  • 3 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 3 teaspoons dried dill weed


  1. Preheat oven to 175° F.
  2. Spread the pretzels out on two 18" x 13" cookie sheets, so that pretzels lay flat. Use whole bite-size pretzels or break large-size pretzels into pieces.
  3. Mix the garlic powder and dill together. Set aside half of the seasonings. To the other half, add the dry salad dressing mix and 3/4 cup canola oil. Pour evenly over the pretzels and use your hands to make sure pretzels are evenly coated.
  4. Bake for 1 hour, flipping the pretzels every 15 minutes.
  5. Remove the pretzels from the oven. Let the pretzels cool, then toss with remaining garlic powder, dill weed and oil. Enjoy!

Helpful hints

  • Snyder’s of Hanover brand pretzels were tested in this recipe, but any kind of unsalted pretzel may be used.
  • Some brands of low-sodium pretzels contain potassium chloride. Check ingredients and avoid if you are on a low potassium diet.
  • The number of pretzels in one ounce varies based on the shape and size. Check the label on the pretzel bag for more information.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 176

Protein 3 g

Carbohydrates 23 g

Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 122 mg

Potassium 38 mg

Phosphorus 44 mg

Calcium 13 mg

Fiber 0.8 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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