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Snyder’s of Hanover Gluten-Free Pretzel Review

I hit the jackpot yesterday on a trip to my local Whole Foods Market; I found the new Snyder’s Of Hanover Gluten-Free Pretzels!

I wasn’t expecting to find them at Whole Foods and would have missed them altogether, had I not gone down the chip aisle (my local WFM has a dedicated Gluten-Free pseudo-aisle {it’s really more of a rack}, which can make one think that is all they carry in the gluten-free department, but they have GF products all throughout the store too).  So if you live in Albuquerque, and shop the Whole Foods on Wyoming and Academy; the Snyder’s of Hanover GF Pretzels are in the chip aisle, on the bottom row, next to the regular pretzels! ;-)

I could hardly wait to get home and try them.  Once I tore into the bag, I just took in the aroma of the butter flavored topping (don’t worry, they are dairy-free and casein-free too!), that I remember from long ago.   After my first bite, I noticed that they are really crunchy, more so than Glutino’s GF pretzels.  The only other taste difference I could really pick up on, is the fact that the Snyder’s GF pretzels have a more pronounced butter flavoring.

When Sam got home, I showed him the bag and his eyes grew about an inch.  He was so in awe of the “gluten” looking bag, that I had to remind him to try them, LOL!  Needless to say, he absolutely loved them.

The Synder’s Of Hanover Gluten-free Pretzels are GFCO certified, which means they are tested and certified to contain less than 10-ppm of gluten (5-ppm gliadin).  The Gluten Free Certification Organization (GFCO) is a program of the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG).

Want to know the best thing about the Snyder’s Of Hanover Gluten-Free Pretzels?

An 8-ounce bag was only $2.99!!!

Snyder's of Hanover Gluten-Free Pretzel Sticks Nutrition Facts

Glutino Gluten-Free Pretzel Twists Nutrition Facts

A little nutritional comparison between Snyder’s of Hanover GF Pretzel Sticks and Glutino GF Pretzel Twists (the serving size for each product is the same, at 30 grams):

  • Snyder’s are slightly lower in calories at 120 calories per serving vs. Glutino’s 140 calories per serving.
  • Snyder’s are lower in fat at 1.5 grams per serving vs. Glutino’s 6 grams per serving.
  • Snyder’s are higher in fiber at 2 grams per serving vs. Glutino’s 0 grams per serving.
  • Snyder’s are lower in sodium at 330mg per serving vs. Glutino’s 420mg per serving.
  • Snyder’s are slightly higher in carbs at 26 grams per serving vs. Glutino’s 21 grams per serving.

Have you tried the Snyder’s of Hanover Gluten-Free Pretzels yet?  If so, I would to hear what you thought of them! :-D

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Comments

  1. Lauren Lucille says:

    Thank you for such a wonderful and great review for the rest of us out there. I was so curious if anyone had tried them!

  2. Deanna says:

    Lucky you! I've been waiting for them to come out. My hubbie is a pretzel monster. I've not seen them anywhere around here yet.

  3. Peter Egbert says:

    I have been eagerly waiting for their appearance since I first read about them on the blogs. Now I want them more.

  4. I was getting very excited but I can't have corn either. I believe my pretzel days are over.

  5. Renee says:

    Woo-hoo! I am heading over to Whole Foods this afternoon! Thanks for letting us know exactly where they are!! Any otehr new goodies over there?

    I love it that Sam liked the gluten-looking bag. Too funny, but you're/he's right – the packaging looks like 'normal' versus 'health food' store! So important for a young man his age – and us adult ssometimes too!

    We need to get together soon!

    • Renee: I found the Canyon Bakehouse Hamburger Buns. We haven't tried them yet (this weekend), but they are there. I also found a bunch of kid snacks that I am working on reviews as we speak.

      Yes, let's definitely get together soon! I am *hoping* to make it to the GIG potluck this month. :-D

  6. Cara says:

    I LOVE THEM TOO!!!!!

  7. It's great to see more and more gluten free products rolling out.

    However, some of the ingredients are a bit "unhealthy" and may still be classified as "junk food".

    Buyer Beware!

  8. Mikki says:

    YUMMY!! I miss pretzels! These look delicious. I'll have to keep my eye out but Florida seems to be that very behind on getting new stuff like this.

  9. stacy says:

    Bought two bags at our WF on saturday… one is pretty much already gone! They are so good my dad tried them loved them; my husband; everyone… i am sooooooooooooo happy about these!

  10. Jenny says:

    I just bought these and LOVE them!! I plan to blog about them soon…soooooo good. Thanks for posting this :)

  11. Karen says:

    I am just outside of Philadelphia and the owner of the best, local, GF and Dairy Free Bakery (Main Line Baking, if you are ever in Wynnewood) told me about Snyder's. I always have a bag of the Glutino twists or sticks in my house and panic when my local Whole Foods runs out of them. I am a pretzelholic. Glutino's twists are really good, but they are still NOT pretzels. Not really.

    I didn't see the Snyder's at any of my local Whole Foods stores (there are several around here) so I went on line and ordered a case (without a taste test) from Snyder's, directly.

    $42 with shipping for a case of 12, 8 oz bags ( 50 cents more per bag than you pay in New Mexico) but WORTH IT.

    These are REAL pretzels.

    Finally.

    Now the quest for a pizza crust that doesn't taste and feel like soggy cardboard.

    ONWARD!!!!!

    Love your site!!

    -Karen

    • Michelle says:

      For pizza crust try French Meadow Bakery crusts – our local pizza restaurant uses them and they are great. I have a hard time finding them in stores and they no longer sell via their website (to concentrate on wholesale distribution). Also Udi's has a decent one too! I do not need to eat GF but a handful of my family does – I tried both and I prefer the French Meadow Bakery but both are better than others I have tried!

  12. Francine says:

    I've had a reaction after two different bags. They're super good, but I won't be eating them anymore.

  13. Roe says:

    The best gluten free pretzel ever. They are crunchy, tasty and inexpensive for a large bag. Wonder where I could buy them wholesale.

  14. Barbara says:

    I found them by accident at NobHill/Raley Food stores. Love them.

  15. KatyJane says:

    I picked up a bag of these the other day and they taste great, but they are really hard, like break your teeth hard… after reading all the reviews online I'm thinking my bag might be stale. Anyone else think they are hard or is it just my bag?

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