Sweet vs. Salty Pretzels

Sweet vs. Salty Pretzels

Pretzels are quite simple when you break it down, in fact, that was the point of it and its inception! Because of its inherent simplicity, it allowed people to put amazing and unique spins upon it, making all kinds of delicious food in the process. When it breaks down, they all mostly fall into the sweet or salty category, but what defines each one? In this article, we will examine both sweet and salty pretzels, the biggest trendsetters, and their popularity. 

Starting with salty pretzels, these are the original flavor variety and have stuck around so long for good reason. Beyond the crunchy traditional knotted pretzels and soft ones, salty pretzels are unique in that dips are common and popular for these. Cheese and mustard dips add a unique element that is not so common for sweet pretzels. 

Sweet pretzels have seen a rise in popularity recently due to the variety offered. From the classic cinnamon sugar to chocolate dipped snacks, as well as the more unique fruit flavors, there is plenty more variety in terms of flavor profiles compared to salty pretzels. 

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We hope you found this breakdown of sweet and salty pretzels to be interesting and we hope you give them a shot! At pretzels.com we provide gourmet pretzels from sweet to salty and everything in between. With over 40 flavors baked in micro batches that we continuously are adding to, we are dedicated to providing the perfect pretzels for your own cravings or for others and events. Come view all our gourmet flavors and find the right one for you today!

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