Fun and tasty ways to celebrate National Pretzel Day


National Pretzel Day is the perfect time to celebrate pretzels. From salty to sweet, here are five fun snacks to celebrate this food holiday.

Do you love pretzels? National Pretzel Day, celebrated on April 26, is a perfect excuse to snack on pretzels. Before getting to some deals, did you know some fun facts about pretzels?

It is believed that pretzels were created by monks and date back to the 600s. The story goes that the pretzel looked like arms folded in prayer. Most people date pretzels back to Germany and the Germany bakers.

There has always been a connection to pretzels and good luck. Whether enjoyed on holidays or presented at weddings, the positive connotations are many.

Over time, pretzels have changed. From soft versus crunchy preferences or fresh or snack bag versions, people seem to love a pretzel. Who hasn’t had to have a Mickey shaped pretzel at Disney or has worn a pretzel necklace to a beer event?

Since it is a food holiday, a few companies are offering deals and new offerings. Here’s some to check out.

Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps

Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps is launching to new flavors to its portfolio. These two new flavors are Dark Chocolate and Milk Chocolate & Caramel. These drizzlers balance just the right amount of sweetness to the thin, crisp pretzel.

While many people enjoy the Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps with dips or on their own, these new sweet version curbs that sweet craving without a lot of guilt. With only 120 calories per serving, you might even be tempted to have a second serving.

Auntie Anne’s

Auntie Anne’s is offering a buy one get one offer from April 26 through April 28. With the purchase of a pretzel item, guests can get an original or cinnamon sugar pretzel for free. Who can resist a free pretzel?

Eastern Standard Provision Company

This line of gourmet snacks could change how you look at traditional pretzels. Options like Top Knot, Wheelhouse and Turnbuckle are made in the old fashioned way. Thanks to the hand rolling, the exterior is perfectly crunchy and the interior is soft, almost like a brioche.

For the pretzel food holiday, guests can receive a buy one get one order with the code PRETZELDAY at check out.

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