Spicy-Sweet Pretzel Mix

Ingredients:

2 cups thin pretzel sticks

1 cup natural almonds

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons dark brown sugar

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

 

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 300. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper (easy cleanup) In a large bowl, toss together pretzels and almonds.

 

2. In a small saucepan, bring butter, sugar, cayenne pepper and 1 tablespoon water to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour over pretzel mixture in a bowl; gently toss to combine.

 

3. Spread pretzel mixture in a single layer on prepared sheet. Bake until almonds are crisp, about 20 minutes, tossing occasionally. Cool on sheet before serving. (To store keep at room temperature, up to 5 days.)