Healthy Hot Cinnamon Pretzels Recipe

The way to anyone’s heart is through a delicious, warm pretzel. Luckily for you, we’ve discovered a recipe for a cinnamon pretzel that’ll satisfy and delight all! Plus, it’s super easy to make AND guilt free so you can help yourself to seconds, or thirds… fourths? Why not.


  • 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk or other milk of choice
  • ½ tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 ¾  cups spelt flour, sifted (plus extra for dusting)
  • ¼ cup almond meal
  • 2 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 organic, free-range egg, for brushing
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar, extra
  • 1 tsp cinnamon, extra


  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees celsius, fan-forced.
  2. Place the milk, baking powder and apple cider vinegar in a small bowl. Leave for 10 minutes to foam.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, combine the spelt flour, almond meal, coconut sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredients.
  5. Pour in the coconut oil and then add the milk mixture.
  6. Stir using a wooden spoon until well combined and a dough has formed. Do not over-knead.
  7. Dust a bread board lightly with spelt flour and divide into 8 equal portions.
  8. Roll each portion into a ‘rope’ about 2 cm thick.
  9. Bring the ends together, cross once, then twist again. Press the ends onto the opposite, enclosed side of the pretzel.
  10. Paint each pretzel lightly in the egg.
  11. Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until lightly golden.
  12. Sprinkle with cinnamon and coconut sugar while still hot.

Note: oven times may vary.

Creator of the recipe: @coconutandbliss

Recipe Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

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