Pretzel Bites And Cheese Sauce
Pretzel Bites

Pretzel Bites And Cheese Sauce

  • December 29, 2021

I am sharing the most popular recipe on our site, Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites.We are making them for the big game on Sunday and I can’t wait.We love making homemade pretzels, the big ones, but there is something extra fun and special about the bites.The pretzels are soft, chewy, salty, and so good dipped in cheese sauce!Make sure you add the baking soda VERY slowly because it will bubble up. .

Pretzel Cheese Dip (5 ingredients!)

Pretzel Cheese Dip (5 ingredients!)

Pretzel Cheese Dip (5 ingredients!)

Creamy pretzel cheese dip that’s made with just 5 simple ingredients in less than 10 minutes.Once you try it, you’ll make this homemade version over store bought every time!One of my absolute favorite snacks are homemade pretzels with cheese sauce.And instead of buying premade sauce from the store, I recently tried making my own.Serve it with pretzel bites or bread, on top of a baked potato or even over vegetables.Sprinkle the flour on top of the butter and cook for 1 minute, constantly stirring.Remove from heat and slowly begin to mix in the shredded cheese until smooth.Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of hot sauce and salt and pepper to taste.If you need to thicken it down a bit, add a few Tablespoons of warm milk.Spicy nacho cheese dip: Add an extra Tablespoon of hot sauce and dash of cayenne pepper.Make ahead: Prepare as directed, then store in an airtight container in the fridge.When ready to enjoy, simply heat back up on the stove or in the microwave.S&P , to taste For serving: Soft pretzels, tortilla chips, vegetables Instructions Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.Sprinkle the cornstarch or flour over the butter, stirring constantly and cook for 1 minute.Add 1 to 3 teaspoons of hot sauce depending on heat preference.You can also add 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper to take up the heat. .

Homemade Pretzel Bites with Cheese Sauce!

Homemade Pretzel Bites with Cheese Sauce!

Homemade Pretzel Bites with Cheese Sauce!

Homemade Pretzel Bites with a creamy cheddar cheese dipping sauce!Popable and super addicting these homemade pretzel bites will go fast!They make an awesome party appetizer or a fun snack for kids!These pretzel bites do take some prep time but are totally worth the effort.I made these bites with fast acting yeast so you only need about 10 minutes of rising time.You can substitute active dry yeast just make sure to add an extra hour of time to allow the dough to rise.It’s thick, creamy and only requires 4 ingredients: Butter, flour, milk and cheese.For a little kick add a couple of splashes of hot sauce or cayenne pepper.Best of all everything you need to make these easy pretzel bites are pantry staples!Add yeast and water to a stand mixer with the dough hook attached or a large bowl if mixing by hand.Make dough: Add salt, sugar and butter to the stand mixer and stir until combined.Add salt, sugar and butter to the stand mixer and stir until combined.(If you do not have a stand mixer knead by hand) Rise: Shape into a ball and place the dough in a large bowl lightly coated in oil.Cover with a kitchen towel and place in a warm area for 10 minutes.Shape into a ball and place the dough in a large bowl lightly coated in oil.Cover with a kitchen towel and place in a warm area for 10 minutes.Drop 8-10 pretzel bites into the water at a time making sure not to over crowd.Remove with a slotted spoon and place onto the prepared baking sheet.Drop 8-10 pretzel bites into the water at a time making sure not to over crowd.Slowly pour in the milk while whisking continuously until thickened, 2-3 minutes.I recommend storing these pretzel bites in the freezer or at room temperature versus the refrigerator to avoid becoming soggy.To reheat simply thaw in the fridge overnight and re toast in the oven or warm back up in the microwave.Popable and super addicting these homemade pretzel bites will go fast!Ingredients Homemade Pretzel Bites 1 1/2 cups warm water.salt and pepper Instructions Homemade Pretzel Bites Add yeast and water to a stand mixer with the dough hook attached or a large bowl if mixing by hand.Add salt, sugar and butter to the stand mixer and stir until combined.Shape into a ball and place the dough in a large bowl lightly coated in oil.Cover with a kitchen towel and place in a warm area for 10 minutes.Drop 8-10 pretzel bites into the water at a time making sure not to over crowd.Slowly pour in the milk while whisking continuously until thickened, 2-3 minutes.Recipe Notes Adapted from Sallys Baking Addiction Nutrition Facts Homemade Pretzel Bites Amount Per Serving Calories 60 Calories from Fat 18 % Daily Value* Fat 2g 3% Saturated Fat 1g 6% Cholesterol 9mg 3% Sodium 366mg 16% Potassium 23mg 1% Carbohydrates 8g 3% Fiber 1g 4% Sugar 1g 1% Protein 2g 4% Vitamin A 70IU 1% Calcium 20mg 2% Iron 0.5mg 3% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. .

Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Sauce

Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Sauce

Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Sauce

These homemade pretzel bites are perfectly salted, delicious, and great with easy to make cheddar dipping sauce.Soft, chewy pretzel bites aren’t just for snacking on while shopping at the mall!Turn your kitchen into your own Auntie Anne’s and enjoy delicious, homemade pretzel bites with a gooey, cheesy, cheddar dipping sauce!If the yeasty smell of freshly baked pretzels wafting from your kitchen doesn’t make your mouth water, the creamy cheese sauce surely will.Pretzel bites are universally yummy and are also great for snacking or serving as an appetizer.This recipe makes a ton and would also be great to serve up as part of a party spread.Simply add ½ cup of your favorite lager to the sauce after whisking in the flour and before stirring in the milk.Soft pretzel bites complement the warm, cheesy dipping sauce perfectly.This easy recipe makes a mild cheddar cheese sauce which you can experiment with, especially if you’re interested in adding more robust flavors.It's important to note that this recipe does make a large number of pretzel bites.A sweet cream cheese dipping sauce would pair perfectly with the cinnamon pretzel bites!FIRST STEP: In the bowl of a stand mixer add warm water and instant yeast.THIRD STEP: While your dough is resting, bring a large pot of water and baking soda to a boil.FOURTH STEP: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.FIFTH STEP: Add each piece of cut dough into the boiling water (work in batches) and let cook for 20 seconds.Remove from the water with a slotted spoon and place pretzel bites on the baking sheets evenly spaced about an inch apart.Brush beaten egg wash over each pretzel bite and then sprinkle with coarse salt.NINTH STEP: Add cheese, salt, pepper, and ground mustard.coarse salt for sprinkling Cheese Sauce 2 ¼ cup whole milk.¼ tsp ground mustard powder Instructions Pretzel Bites In the bowl of a stand mixer add warm water and instant yeast.While your dough is resting, bring a large pot of water and baking soda to a boil.Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.Add each piece of cut dough into the boiling water (work in batches) and let cook for 20 seconds.Remove from the water with a slotted spoon and place pretzel bites on the baking sheets evenly spaced about an inch apart.Brush beaten egg wash over each pretzel bite and then sprinkle with coarse salt. .

Cheese sauce for pretzels

Cheese sauce for pretzels

Cheese sauce for pretzels

As promised, yesterday I shared our family’s favorite snack – Homemade pretzels bites.it was wonderful and tasted just like Auntie Anne’s cheese sauce that they give you with their pretzels!This simple and easy recipe completely solves the problem of delicious creamy cheese sauce for your pretzels.Whisk this all together, stirring constantly, until the cheese has completely melted and the mixture is smooth.Generally, I make it with cheddar cheese for more of a traditional flavor but this recipe would be great with white cheddar, Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack Cheese as well for a little kick.No matter what type of cheese you use for this recipe, I recommend shredding it yourself so that it melts evenly., add in more milk gradually until the cheese sauce is the consistency that you prefer.Add a dash of hot sauce or cayenne pepper if you like things spicy.Now if you are going to make a big batch, I highly recommend a double boiler to melt your cheese.Crock Pot – Normally we will make this dip in the double boiler, and then we like to keep it warm in a mini dipper crockpot .Store the leftovers in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.The cheese sauce will harden as it sits, so I recommend adding a small amount of milk when reheating the sauce to thin it back out and make it smooth and creamy again.I do not recommend freezing this cheese dip recipe as the texture from frozen will be different as well as the flavor.If we do have leftovers, we put it in air tight container and place in the refrigerator.This is great way to serve it if you have a family get together or a game day party.Steamed Broccoli – We make our sin the microwave for an easy side dish.You most definitely will save money compared to buying those small containers of cheese sauce at the pretzel store.Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 5 mins Servings 6 Cuisine American Course Side Dish Calories 122 Author Eating on a Dime Ingredients 1x 2x 3x ▢ 1 Tbsp Butter.▢ 1/2 tsp Salt Instructions Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.Then gradually whisk in the milk and cook uncovered until the mixture has thickened.Remove the pan from the heat and then whisk in the cheddar cheese and salt.Serve immediately and store leftovers in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. .

Beer Cheese Dip {Quick to Make}

Beer Cheese Dip {Quick to Make}

Beer Cheese Dip {Quick to Make}

Beer Cheese Dip is an easy cheesy appetizer that is perfect for game day or when hosting friends.A combination of your favorite beer, a variety of cheeses, and delicious seasonings this recipe is a welcome addition to any appetizer spread!Dark Beers like stouts, and malts will produce deep and bitter flavor.Light Beers like ales and IPA’s will give a lighter kind of flavor (this is my personal preference).like ales and IPA’s will give a lighter kind of flavor (this is my personal preference).For the lighter-flavored version, use carrot sticks, broccoli and cauliflower florets or zucchini rounds.This starts with a roux (butter and flour mixed) to make a thick sauce.Or serve this dip alongside other classic appetizer dishes like jalapeno poppers or slow cooker little smokies.To Reheat: Give it a strong stir, (add a little milk if needed) and heat over low on the stove! .

Soft Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Sauce

Soft Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Sauce

Soft Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Sauce

Our soft pretzel bites recipe is a delicious, salty, homemade appetizer that’s complete with an easy to make cheese sauce.These homemade soft pretzel bites with cheddar cheese sauce are the ultimate appetizer.This recipe makes a ton and includes an easy, two-step cheese dip to accompany the soft and salty pretzel bites.They are great served as an appetizer with these bites, tortilla chips or soft pretzels.You could even make a couple of different cheese sauces and have multiple options to dip your pretzel bites in.STEP ONE: In the bowl of a stand mixer, add warm water and instant yeast.Add ¼ cup at a time, until the dough is no longer sticky and bounces back when poked with your finger.STEP FOUR: While the dough is resting, bring a large pot of water and baking soda to a boil.STEP FIVE: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.STEP SIX: Add each piece of cut dough into the boiling water (work in batches) and let cook for 20 seconds.Remove from the water with a slotted spoon and place pretzel bites on the baking sheets evenly spaced about an inch apart.Brush beaten egg wash over each pretzel bite and then sprinkle with coarse salt.Our soft pretzel bites recipe is a delicious, salty, homemade appetizer that’s complete with an easy to make cheese sauce.This classic mall food court snack has never been easier to make at home! .

Soft Pretzel Bites with Vegan Cheese Sauce – Six Vegan Sisters

Soft Pretzel Bites with Vegan Cheese Sauce – Six Vegan Sisters

Soft Pretzel Bites with Vegan Cheese Sauce – Six Vegan Sisters

These pretzel bites are perfectly buttery, fluffy and absolutely delicious when paired with our vegan cheese sauce.They are the perfect quarantine project that the whole family will love!Note: the pretzel bites take a little bit of time to make (because you have to let the dough rise for about an hour), but they are so worth it, so get cooking! .

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