Easy Air Fryer Pretzels With Cinnamon

This post contains links to affiliate websites, such as Amazon, and we receive an affiliate commission for any purchases made using these links. Amazon doesn’t support my blog. We appreciate your support!

Craving a crunchy snack? Look no further than these Easy Air Fryer Pretzels. With just a few simple ingredients and the magic of your air fryer, you can whip up deliciously golden pretzels that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Whether you’re snacking solo or entertaining guests, these homemade pretzels are sure to be a hit. Let’s dive into the recipe and satisfy those snack cravings

Cinnamon Pretzels

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Quick and Convenient: Utilizing an air fryer speeds up the baking process significantly.
  • Sweet and Savory: The cinnamon topping provides a delightful contrast to the salty pretzel.
  • Perfectly Puffed: The air fryer ensures a beautifully browned and fluffy pretzel every time.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Coconut Oil Or Vegetable Oil: Coconut oil adds a hint of sweetness, while vegetable oil keeps the pretzels crisp and golden.
  • Granulated Sugar: Sweetens the pretzels and, when combined with cinnamon, forms a delightful crust that is both sweet and slightly spicy.
  • Ground Cinnamon: Brings a warm, aromatic flavor to these pretzels, transforming them from a simple snack into a delightful treat.
  • Twisted Pretzels: Provide the perfect canvas for the cinnamon sugar, with their traditional shape and chewy texture making every bite a delight.

How To Make Air Fryer Pretzels?

Step One: Melt the Coconut Oil

In a large bowl, melt the coconut oil.

Step Two: Combine Ingredients

Stir in the sugar and cinnamon until combined.

Ingredients in a Bowl

Step Three: Add Pretzels

Add in your bag of pretzels to the mixture.

Pretzels in a Bowl

Step Four: Stir Gently

Stirring gently with a spatula or large spoon, toss to coat every piece.

Mix the Ingredients

Step Five: Prepare for Baking

On a 11×13 baking sheet lay out your pretzels in an even layer.

Lay out the Pretzels on the Pan

Step Six: Bake the Pretzels

Bake at 350° for 3-5 minutes.

Step Seven: Monitor Baking Process

Once the sugar has turned, color is when you want to remove them. Otherwise, the pretzels will burn.

Bake the Pretzels

Step Eight: Cool and Enjoy

Allow to sit for a minute or two and enjoy!

Cinnamon Pretzels in a cup


You don’t have to use cinnamon sugar if you don’t want to. You can use any type of sugar or seasoning that you like. Some other options include:

  • Powdered sugar
  • Turbinado sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Garlic salt
  • Onion powder

Storage Instructions

  • Cool: Allow the cinnamon pretzels to cool to room temperature.
  • Seal: Place them in an airtight container or resealable bag.
  • Keep Fresh: Refrigerate for up to 2-3 days to maintain freshness.

What To Serve With Pretzels?

  • Chocolate: You can dip your pretzels in chocolate, or you can drizzle chocolate over them. This is a great option if you are looking for a sweet snack. Check out these great Pretzel Covered Treats!
  • Caramel Sauce: Caramel Sauce is another great option for a sweet snack. You can make your caramel sauce or you can buy it at the store.


When Do You Eat Pretzels?

Pretzels are traditionally eaten as a snack food, but they can also be served as a side dish or served at a party or buffet. Pretzels are commonly eaten with dipping sauces such as mustard, ketchup, or cheese dip.

Why Bake Pretzels in the Air Fryer?

Air fryers are great for making pretzels because they cook them super quick and they come out nice and crispy. This is the perfect recipe for anyone who doesn’t have a lot of time or doesn’t want to heat up their oven.

How Many Pretzels Can I Cook in the Air Fryer?

This recipe makes 16oz of pretzels, which is about 40-50 small pretzels. If you are making larger pretzels, you can cook fewer at a time.

Can I Make These Pretzels Ahead of Time?

Yes, you can make these pretzels ahead of time and store them in an airtight container. They will last for up to 2 weeks.

How Long Do Air Fryer Pretzels Take to Cook?

These pretzels only take about 3 minutes to cook, so they are perfect for when you need a quick snack or dessert.

Air Fryer Cinnamon Pretzels

Air Fryer Pretzels with Cinnamon

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

The Delicious Air Fryer Pretzels with Cinnamon


  • 3/4 c coconut oil vegetable oil can be used as another option
  • 3/4 c granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 16 oz twisted pretzels


  1. In a large bowl, melt the coconut oil. Stir in the sugar and cinnamon until combined.
    Add in your bag of pretzels.

  2. Stirring gently with a spatula or large spoon, toss to coat every piece.
  3. On a 11×13 baking sheet lay out your pretzels in an even layer.
  4. Bake at 350° for 3-5 minutes. Once the sugar has turned color is when you want to
    remove them. Otherwise, the pretzels will burn.
  5. Allow to sit for a minute or two and enjoy!


How to make cinnamon sugar pretzels in the air fryer Follow the first few steps as listed above.
Once the pretzels are coated place in the air fryer. You may have to do this in 3 or 4 batches as you don’t want to overcrowd the air fryer basket. Put the air fryer on 350° for 3-5 minutes. Our Instant Pot Air Fryer took 3 minutes to cook so be sure to watch it carefully as every air fryer is different.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 494Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 704mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 3gSugar: 20gProtein: 6g

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram

More Cinnamon Recipes

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *