Pretzel Bites With Mustard Cheese Sauce
- July 16, 2022
These soft pretzel bites are super easy to make and require minimal hands on time!There's a two step cooking process involving boiling the pretzels in baking soda and then baking in the oven, that yields super chewy soft pretzel bites with the perfect texture!You might also like these cinnamon sugar soft pretzels with cream cheese frosting or the rest of our game-day snacks!Non-diastatic malt powder gives both pretzels and bagels their distinct flavor and shiny crust.Non-diastatic malt powder gives both pretzels and bagels their distinct flavor and shiny crust.- Boiling the pretzels in baking soda is crucial for helping them rise properly and get the perfect texture!Pretzel salt doesn't dissolve when it gets slightly wet or melt in the oven, so those big beautiful crystals are still intact after baking.Pretzel salt doesn't dissolve when it gets slightly wet or melt in the oven, so those big beautiful crystals are still intact after baking.Using a bench knife or pizza cutter, cut the rope into 1 ½ inch pieces.Boil the pretzel bites for about 30 seconds and then place on your lined baking sheet.Boiling the dough causes it to instantly puff up, creating a chewy interior and helps the outside crisp up while baking.The baking soda also helps the pretzels become a dark, golden brown color.And if you want more delicious, scratch-made recipes you can subscribe to my newsletter and follow along on Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook! .
Homemade Soft Pretzels
It's impossible to resist these Homemade Soft Pretzels with Mustard Cheese Dip!Salty, buttery and warm, soft pretzels are perfect for tailgating, celebrating Oktoberfest, or just for a fun afternoon snack!When I saw that September's theme was tailgating, I knew I wanted to share these homemade soft pretzels with mustard cheese dip!Whenever we go to the mall (not often) my girls beg to go to Auntie Anne's and it takes all my willpower to steer clear.And when the golden pretzels come out of the oven and get brushed with melted butter, it's all we can do to wait for them to cool enough to start tearing them apart!Don’t skip the baking soda bath which is what gives soft pretzels their golden brown color, chewy exteriors, and distinctive flavor.Make the pretzel dough by proofing the yeast in warm water with a little sugar, then adding the flour and salt and kneading in a stand mixer with a dough hook attachment for 5 minutes until smooth and soft.Roll each ball of dough into a long rope, then twist into pretzel shape and dip into the baking soda bath for 20-30 seconds. .
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.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.Once you try it, you'll make this homemade version over store bought every time!1-3 teaspoons hot sauce (I prefer Frank's) , plus more to taste For serving: Soft pretzels, Tortilla chips, Vegetables Optional: Cayenne pepper or chili powder Instructions In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.Sprinkle the cornstarch over the butter, stirring constantly, and cook for 1 minute.Slowly pour the milk into the saucepan, while whisking constantly.If the sauce gets too thick, whisk in 1 to 2 Tablespoons warmed milk.You can store in a covered container up to 3 days in the refrigerator. .
Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese Sauce
Homemade pretzel bites are the perfect dippers for this tangy, rich beer cheese sauce.These homemade pretzel bites with beer cheese sauce are always a hit.Then it’s mixed with beer and milk, seasoned with dry mustard and swirled with a sharp cheddar.Finish it off with salt to bring out the flavors and you have a delightful sauce for dipping those pretzel bites into. .
Cheddar Mustard Dipping Sauce
Cheddar Mustard Dipping Sauce traditionally pairs with pretzels but it compliments many dishes well.You can spruce up chicken wings, raw vegetables (cauliflower in particular), apples, or put it on your favorite sandwich.We begin by making a roux which is flour mixed with a fat and is used to thicken sauces.Place the butter into a small saucepan and melt over medium heat. .