5 Homemade Takes on Take-Out Food

Want all the tastiness of take-out food, minus the calories and guilt? These snacks redefine what eating out should be, and bring the restaurant to your living room. With one of these better-for-you spins on classic dishes, you’ll toss the take-out menus in favor of rolling up your sleeves in the kitchen! 

Crab Rangoon with Sweet Chili Sauce

The taste of sweet chili sauce and crabmeat turn Sesame Pretzel Crisps® into the perfect bite-sized Crab Rangoon. This fresh take on a favorite has all the flavors you love, without all the grease. Quick, easy and delicious, you’ll wonder why you never made your own Crab Rangoons before!

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Italian Sub Sandwiches

Loaded with meats, cheeses, tomatoes and basil, these Garlic Parmesan Pretzel Crisps® mini sub sandwiches are heavy on flavor but light on the waistline. A great alternative to over-indulging in a traditional bread-dense submarine, these snacks will make you full and feel good too.

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When you talk about take-out food, most people think pizza! But who needs a whole pie when Pretzel Crisps® Pizza Bites are tasty, better-for-you, and ready in 5 minutes?! These adorable and light snacks are delicious and a great way to avoid the post pizza food coma. How can you argue with that?

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Spicy Asian Chicken

Locking down exotic restaurant tastes can be challenging, but this recipe for Spicy Asian Chicken Pretzel Crisps® has mastered it. With hints of peanuts, chili, ginger and chunks of protein-packed chicken, these bites are a great way to replicate take-out flavors, without the price tag.

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Crusted Mozzarella Sticks

Gooey melted cheese, crispy breading and spicy marinara dipping sauce?! There’s a reason why mozzarella sticks are a standard take-out order item! They may look intimidating to make at home, but once you’ve mastered our recipe you’ll never go back. These baked mozzarella sticks crusted with Sriracha and Lime Pretzel Crisps® add an extra layer of spiciness and are just as delicious as the restaurant version.

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