Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Auntie Anne's Pretzels Giveaway

When I take the kids to the mall, we smell it right away.

That smell of butter wafts through the indoor air, as well as the bread-like baking odor.  And it's a little sweet, too.

As we get closer my kids see the stand.

"Mom, can we get Auntie Anne's pretzels?"

And, of course, I cave.  Because I love them, too!

And here's some good news - just for the holidays, Auntie Anne's is offering their Pretzel Nuggets Snowballs! These delicious nuggets are made by adding powdered sugar to their original nuggets to create the perfect salty and sweet combination.

Auntie Anne's sent me a free coupon for Snowballs, so that I could review them here at Frugal Follies.  So, golly gee, I just had to go get some and try them.  What a tough life I live, don't you think?

The cup I received had 18 hot pretzel nuggets in a 9-ounce plastic cup, covered in butter and powdered sugar.  One bite and - mmmm! - they were delicious. Maybe just a little on the too-sweet side.  But my kids would say that there's no such thing as too sweet.  I was tempted to eat them all right there, but I resisted.

When I got home, I took them out of the cup.  I have to say, the ones at the bottom weren't quite as beautiful as the ones on top - they were packed in.  But, on the good side, I guess that means that I got more in the cup!

This would be a great snack to have while finishing up your holiday shopping.  (You mean you haven't finished yet?)  Just be sure to get lots of napkins to wipe up the remains of the the sugary, buttery topping - or to wipe your hands after you've licked the topping off your fingers!

Would you like to try Auntie Anne's Snowballs?  You probably already know the locations in your area, but if not, check here.

Or would you like to try them for free?

Frugal Follies is hosting a giveaway for 3 Auntie Anne's free Snowballs coupons!

Five winners will be chosen, for a total of 15 coupons being given away. Here's the fine print from the coupon: "One coupon per person, one-time use only.  Not good with any other offer.  Available at participating locations only.  Not a cash substitute.  Not for resale.  Duplicated or altered coupons will not be accepted.  Coupon expires Jan. 6, 2013."

To enter the giveaway, use the Rafflecopter below!  The giveaway is open to US residents 18 and older and ends on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at 11:59 pm ET.  If you are one of the winners, I will contact you via email.  If you do not respond within 48 hours, another winner will be chosen.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

(I received free product coupons from Auntie Anne's for this review and giveaway.  All opinions are 100% mine. Please see my disclosure policy for more information.)


Jen D December 19, 2012 at 2:20 PM  

Sour cream & onion - although I love original & cinnamon sugar and the snowballs look delicious!

Ann Fantom,  December 19, 2012 at 9:29 PM  

I would like to try Auntie Anne's Almond Pretzel.

abfantom at yahoo dot com

Nancy December 20, 2012 at 12:41 AM  

My very favorite flavor is Cinnamon Sugar!

allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

ken ohl December 20, 2012 at 6:03 AM  

I think the cinnamon sugar sounds great. thankyou, ken

mediaworm December 20, 2012 at 11:21 AM  

The jalapeno or the garlic with some cheese sounds good but the cinnamon and sugar with some frosting would be good for a dessert. Thank you for the giveaway.

Traci Lynn Butler,  December 20, 2012 at 4:10 PM  

My favorite is Cinnamon Sugar - I'd also like to try the Jalapeno with Cheese dip

Lynn K Shaffer,  December 20, 2012 at 4:29 PM  

I have 2 favorites...garlic pretzel and also the cinnamon sugar sticks. Yum!!!!
or Lynn K Shaffer

Hoa December 20, 2012 at 5:41 PM  

I like the cinnamon sugar flavor.


KaciOhio December 20, 2012 at 8:01 PM  

Almond! I've had the Cinnamon sugar and they are gross to me, but my kids really really love them.

Kaci Guis.Harrison

Amber December 20, 2012 at 8:03 PM  

I love cinnamon sugar pretzels!
Thank you for the giveaway :)

Elizabeth Owens,  December 21, 2012 at 6:00 PM  

The cinnamon sugar pretzel sticks look the yummiest!!

elizzzzzabeth at yahoo dot com

mogrill December 21, 2012 at 6:04 PM  

Cinnamon sugar sounds wonderful.
Thanks for the chance.

Ellen C. December 21, 2012 at 10:24 PM  

I like their jalapeno variety. Thanks for the chance.

sweetascandy579 at yahoo dot com

Selinda,  December 22, 2012 at 9:36 PM  



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Unknown December 23, 2012 at 2:11 AM  

i just commented and said cinnamon sugar pretzel but i forgot to leave my email- :D

Anonymous,  December 23, 2012 at 3:03 PM  

I always get the original pretzel nuggets with a side of cheddar cheese

morganowl28 at gmail dot com

Whitney December 24, 2012 at 1:17 PM  

Oops, forgot to leave my e-mail with my's walindeman at gmail dot com, and rafflecopter name is Whitney Lindeman.

1porkchop December 24, 2012 at 1:52 PM  

I like the Pepperoni and Jalapeno pretzels. My rafflecopter name is Tim Lintz

tm December 26, 2012 at 6:23 PM  

Sour cream and onion is my favorite! These look great too!
Daisy @

laurasloves December 26, 2012 at 10:35 PM  

I like the Sour Cream and Onion.
Laurie Emerson
lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

Anonymous,  December 26, 2012 at 10:51 PM  

The Pepperoni flavor looks delicious! All those Pepperonis!

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