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Well, I can officially say that I married a genius. I know, you really shouldn’t brag, and don’t worry he does have his faults. Like how he cannot seem to leave his hair alone. Yes, I’m married to the man that walks past a mirror on our way out the door and he has to stop and fix it, again. It’s ridiculous. But, when I said I was going to send pretzels with the little one in her school he said, “Churro pretzels!” Pretty much we fell in love all over again in that moment. *sigh*

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Seriously though, how totally awesome is Cade for thinking up this combo?! We already love these cinnamon sugar pretzels that are so addicting we had to stop making them so much or we would never leave the house, and we adore this darn churro chex mix that we like to refer to as, “Sweet Deliciousness”. So logically the next step was to combine the two and bam! Heaven in a bag.

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You all do know that my heaven will be filled with food, right? And of course everything will be zero calories. Oh, and sleep. Heaven will also include sleep. Wait, one more. I will also get to take a long, hot shower all by myself without any children knocking at the door. Boo-Yah.


Did you chime in on that little conversation we had on facebook? It was so fun to hear that pretty much every mom out there (and some dads!) gave an, “Amen”. Rest in peace private shower and restroom break. I hope we meet again in the after life or once my children are grown.


In the meantime I’m going to sit back and eat another bag of these once I’ve shut the bedroom door and escaped downstairs after bedtime. YES!

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Are Pretzels Fried?

Pretzels are baked, not fried.

They are a good fat-free snack.

Are Pretzels Gluten Free?

Pretzels usually contain gruten.

But, there are many brands that offer gluten free pretzels now.

Make sure you check the label.

What Is a Churro?

A churro is a sweet snack consisting of a strip of fried dough dusted with sugar or cinnamon.

Churro Pretzels

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Churro Pretzels

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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 8
Churro Pretzels- "Sweet Deliciousness"


  • 9 cups pretzels about 1 bag of the minis
  • 1 1/2 cups baking chips cinnamon, found by the chocolate chips
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1/2 cup sugar plus 1 teaspoon
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon


  • Place the pretzels in a very large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, combine the powdered sugar, sugar and cinnamon and stir until even.
  • Set aside.
  • Over medium low heat, add the cinnamon chips and butter to a sauce pan and stir continually.
  • Remove from heat and quickly dump over the pretzels.
  • Using a large wooden spoon or rubber spatula, fold the cinnamon mixture over the pretzels until evenly coated.
  • Quickly add the powdered sugar mixture and fold again.
  • Spread out on parchment or wax paper to cool.
  • Enjoy!


Store in ziploc bags
Nutrition Facts
Churro Pretzels
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 770 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 1145mg50%
Potassium 207mg6%
Carbohydrates 127g42%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 54g60%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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  • I substituted caramel sea salt chips for the cinnamon chips and the pretzels tasted amazing! Definitely making them every Christmas from now on!

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    • Oh my goodness, that sounds amazing!

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  • These look amazing! Do you recommend the mini pretzels or regular sized ones for this recipe?

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    • We prefer the mini pretzels, but if you use the bigger know that you wont get as many finished due to their bigger size. 🙂

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  • Is it best to make these a day ahead of time, or on the day of? Thanks!

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    • Hi Emily, one day ahead is ok but much like most treats they really are the yummiest the day of. 🙂

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  • Thank you for this recipe. They do taste AMAZING, however, I wondered if you had any problems melting the butter and chips together and not having it turn into a big ball of brown stuff. I made this recipe twice, and both times, for some reason the cinnamon chips and butter to not seem to melt well together. Any ideas?

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    • Camille, the best suggestion I have is to melt the butter on lower heat and nice and slow. When the butter is almost melted add the chips and stir to combine then let them finish off the heat. It sounds like everything is cooking too quickly.

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  • I absolutely LOVE that the first words I noticed as your site was opening were Health/Fitness. And I came for the Churro Pretzels……love seeing balance, it makes me smile.

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  • they look very good!

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    • These look amazing…. Just one question. The nutrition guide says 9 grams of protein. How can that be? From which ingredient?

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      • Oh dear! Our nutrition calculator has been acting up lately. That is definitely not right. I wish it was! Thank you for letting us know! I’ll go in and take a look at it.

  • Oh my god, this is genius! I am seriously loving these 🙂

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    • it’s like torture to not eat the whole bag!

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  • I’ve been dying to make these ever since I repinned them. I’m going to make them exactly as written, but I’m curious to know if anyone has ever used coconut oil instead of butter? I know it would change the flavor a bit. I might try that next time. Thanks for sharing such a drool-worthy recipe!

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    • I haven’t but I’d love to hear your results. Butter whisks in a little easier in most recipes but you never know, it could be awesome!

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  • This is a genius idea!

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  • Hi! I’m new to your blog. I’m interested in trying these out. Until I find cinnamon chips, what do you think about butterscotch chips? Would you still add cinnamon or would you try another spice? Thanks!

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    • Hmmmm, I don’t know that anything will really work very well as a sub because the flavor will be so different. You could try white chocolate and then proceed as normal. Then you would at least have the cinnamon sugar and the white chocolate wont add a new flavor in

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  • How awesome of a snack would these make whenever I want one? I think I should store some in my bag for that mid afternoon walking down the street hunger!

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    • Heck yes! I agree!

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  • Woah — what a great idea!

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  • What a brilliant idea! These sound seriously addicting!

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  • Holy amazing!! I would have trouble resisting eating the entire batch!

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  • Yes please… he is definitely a genius!!!

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  • These have to be addicting!! Such a fun treat!

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  • Oh my gosh! I love churros. These look delicious!

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  • Your hubby IS a genius! These pretzels look seriously SO good! Crunchy and sweet and so addictive!!!

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  • Fairly certain I would hide in a corner with these.

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    • Oh, and I did!

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  • These would be way too dangerous at my house! Yum!

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    • I can’t even believe how many I ate.

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  • Wow! How creative, patent this fast.

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    • Dude, I should!! And sell it to movie theaters!

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  • Bless your husband for coming up with this delicious combination. I could eat this by the handful!

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    • Yeah, definitely a keeper!

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  • What a fantastic snack!

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  • These sound AMAZING!

    And my daughter is nine years old and still regularly knocks on the door when I’m in the bathroom. It makes me crazy.

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    • UGH!! When will the insanity end?!

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  • How fun are these?!! Need to make asap 🙂

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    • Thanks Jenny! Happy Monday to ya!

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  • Seriously, this is amazing, Carrian!! You are so creative!

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    • Dude, or I’m stupid because I couldn’t keep out of the blasted bag!

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  • He is an absolutely genius with thinking of churro pretzels. They look amazing.

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    • I’ll make sure he sees your comment. 😉

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  • So easy and delicious! Pretty sure that I could eat all 9 cups. And, I am ok with that.

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    • We need a girls night and we can all sit around gabbing and eating them!

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  • So genius! These are just dangerous!

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    • Thanks Marie!

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