Pretzels seasoned with ranch and garlic and baked to perfection. A deliciously easy snack that’s great for baseball games, parties, and picnics.

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Ready to take your snacking game to the next level? Say hello to your new addiction: garlic ranch pretzels! These pretzels are packed with flavor (and they will fill your house with a delicious aroma while they bake, too!).

This recipe is incredibly easy to make. With just a handful of pantry staples, a few minutes of prep time, and 20 minutes in the oven, you’ll have a batch of yummy pretzels ready to go.

These garlic ranch pretzels will be a hit whether you’re packing them for a picnic, serving them at a party, or just snacking on them during movie night.

Ingredient Notes

Here are the four simple ingredients you’ll need (pictured below). Read on for a few notes.

Pretzels, Oil, Ranch Mix, and Garlic Powder in Bowls on White Marble Counter

Pretzels – we use tiny twist pretzels (Rold Gold brand), but you can use your favorite pretzels, whether they are twists, sticks, or waffles.

Ranch mix – our preferred ranch mix is Hidden Valley. Feel free to substitute your favorite brand or homemade mix.

Oil – olive oil works great; you could also use vegetable oil in a pinch.


  • Small mixing bowl and spoon
  • Large mixing bowl and spoon (or ziplock bag to shake instead of stir)
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Serving bowl or storage container
Hand Holding Ranch Pretzel with Bowl of Pretzels in the Background

Let’s Make These Tasty Pretzels

Follow these easy steps to make this delicious snack.


Preheat oven.

Preheat your oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit.


Make seasoning mixture.

Mix together olive oil, garlic powder, and ranch seasoning mix in a small mixing bowl.

Mixing Oil and Seasonings in a White Bowl


toss pretzels in oil.

Pour the oil mixture over the pretzels and stir or toss to coat. (You can also use a ziplock bag for this step. Just add the pretzels, then the oil mix, and gently shake to coat.)

Mixing Seasoned Oil with Pretzels in Glass Bowl
Closeup of Seasoned Pretzels with Wooden Spoon


add to baking sheet.

Spread out the pretzels on a parchment-lined baking sheet. (It’s ok if you don’t have a single layer, they will still bake fine.)

Seasoned Pretzels on Baking Sheet


Bake for 20 minutes.

Bake for 20 minutes (stir halfway through).

Mixing Baked Seasoned Pretzels on Baking Sheet


Cool and enjoy!

Allow the pretzels to cool completely. Enjoy right away or store in an airtight container for later.

Closeup of Baked Ranch Pretzels on Baking Sheet

More About This Recipe

  • These seasoned pretzels are perfect for serving to guests at game night (perfect for card-playing!) or adding them to a movie night snack and treat tray. You can also pack them for a picnic or snack on at baseball games.
  • You can experiment with different seasoning blends to customize the flavor of this recipe. Add a pinch of cayenne for a spicy kick, sprinkle some grated parmesan cheese, or toss in some dried herbs like thyme or rosemary. The possibilities are endless, so have fun exploring various flavor combinations.
Top Down View of Bowl of Pretzels with Pretzels Around It

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to commonly asked questions about making these seasoned pretzels.

What type of pretzels works best?

We recommend using tiny twist pretzels, such as the Rold Gold brand, but you can use your favorite pretzel variety, whether they’re twists, sticks, or waffles.

Can I use a different brand of ranch mix?

Absolutely! While we prefer Hidden Valley ranch seasoning mix, feel free to substitute it with your favorite brand or even a homemade blend.

Can I adjust the seasoning to make the pretzels more or less garlicky?

Yes! Feel free to adjust the amount of garlic powder to your taste. If you prefer a stronger garlic flavor, you can increase the amount, and if you prefer a milder taste, you can reduce it.

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Pretzels seasoned with ranch and garlic and baked to perfection. A deliciously easy snack that’s great for baseball games, parties, and picnics.

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x


Units Scale
  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 packet ranch mix
  • 1 pound twist pretzels


  1. Preheat oven to 250°F.
  2. Mix together olive oil, garlic powder, and ranch seasoning mix.
  3. Toss the pretzels in the oil mixture (using a large bowl and spoon or ziplock baggies).
  4. Spread on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, stir halfway through.
  6. Cool and enjoy or store in an airtight container.


  • Storage: Store the pretzels in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
  • Pretzels: we use twist pretzels, but you can use your favorite type.
  • Author: Kelsey Restemayer
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 176
  • Sugar: 0.6 g
  • Sodium: 577.3 mg
  • Fat: 7.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
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