It's National Pretzel Day! Get Your Fix With 6 Delicious Twists

Salty or sweet, there's no wrong way to enjoy this snack.

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Whether you dip warm, soft pretzels in sauce, or you prefer them straight out of the bag, there's no denying pretzels are the perfect snack morning, noon and night. Celebrate National Pretzel Day with our twists (pun definitely intended) on the classic salty treat.

Soft Pretzel + Beer Cheese Dip

Pub-Style Pretzels and Beer Cheese

Pub-Style Pretzels and Beer Cheese

Warm, salty pretzels are the perfect accompaniment to homemade beer cheese sauce.

Make It: Pub-Style Snack

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie 

"Take the Day" Peanut Butter & Chocolate Pie

"Take the Day" Peanut Butter & Chocolate Pie

Salty and sweet lovers, rejoice! Layers of peanut butter, caramel sauce, chopped peanuts and chocolate top a crispy pretzel crust to create a pie that's even tastier than the insanely delicious Take 5 candy bar.

Photo by: Nealey Dozier ©

Nealey Dozier,

You probably think a chocolate peanut butter pie can't be any more delicious. Have you tried it with a pretzel crust?

Mini Cheese Ball Sticks

These mini cheese ball pretzel stick snacks are perfect for a casual get-together or for a bite-sized afternoon treat.

Ale + Pretzel Soft Caramels

Ale Pretzel Caramels

Homemade Ale Pretzel Caramels Holiday Gift

These yummy sweet and salty treats make great holiday gifts for friends and family. Brown or pale ale lends these caramels a complex flavor while salty pretzels add just the right amount of crunch.

The distinct pale ale flavor complements the combination of sweet caramel and salty, crunchy pretzel.

Make It: Caramel Candies

Graduation Cap Pretzel

Graduation Cap Pretzels for Grad Party

Graduation Cap Pretzels

Fill your home with the irresistible aroma of these deliciously-festive pretzels. Serve the salty treats with mustard and a cold refreshment.

Photo by: Hungry Happenings

Get festive with your pretzel-making skills, and shape dough into a graduation cap for a grad party or snack for the graduate. Serve with a side of mustard.

Spring-Time Cupcakes

Butterfly-Topped Easter Cupcakes

Butterfly-Topped Easter Cupcakes

Photo by: Liz Gray

Liz Gray

If you don't have time to make a pretzel snack from scratch, then simply top your favorite cupcake recipe with chocolate-covered pretzels in the shape of a butterfly.

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