Soft Pretzel Bites And Beer Cheese
- October 14, 2021
I am sharing the most popular recipe on our site, Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites.We shared this recipe on our blog in 2010 and it has been a HUGE hit.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 Bites and Beer Cheese Dip
Pretzel Bites and Beer Cheese Dip – The perfect snack for your party and tailgate needs.You won’t be able to resist these soft & chewy pretzel bites and creamy beer cheese dip.The last few days have been glorious, ya’ll.In these few days of laziness, I’ve been making some on my favorite treats to share with ya’ll.I love making this for game days because, well, beer and cheese and carbs.Have you ever made cheese dip and it gets hard whenever the cheese cools??Make sure to use warm water for the pretzel dough, not hot water.You’ll know that it’s dead because the yeast won’t be foamy 10 minutes after the water and sugar have been added.If the dough is too sticky after you’ve added the flour, keep adding more flour, 1 tablespoon at a time, until it’s manageable.Traditionally, they are boiled in a water bath with baking soda and brown sugar.When making the beer cheese dip, make sure you keep stirring the cheese while it’s over medium heat.Print Recipe Pretzel Bites and Beer Cheese Dip The perfect snack for your entertaining and tailgate needs.salt and pepper (for seasoning) Instructions For the pretzel bites: Add warm water to bowl of stand mixer.Add flour and salt to mixture and stir with a dough hook until it forms a ball.Begin to knead by hand for 5 minutes until the dough is soft.While the dough is rising you can prep the cheese dip.Place 8 cups of waters into a large sauce pan and heat to high.Once water is boiling, add brown sugar and, carefully, add baking soda.Gently add pretzel bites to water.Remove bites and place on baking sheet.When all bites are done boiling, beat egg with 2 teaspoons of water.Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.Serve with beer cheese dip and veggies.For the beer cheese dip: In medium saucepan, whisk eggs, evaporated milk, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and half of shredded cheese. .
Buttery Soft Pretzel Bites
These buttery soft pretzel bites are quick and easy to make, customizable with your favorite seasonings, and irresistibly delicious — especially with some hot cheese dip or mustard!After showing you yesterday how to make my favorite homemade buttery soft pretzels, today I wanted to pop back in with a quick tutorial on how to make soft pretzel bites!As I mentioned yesterday, I also love this particular homemade pretzel recipe because it’s easy to make without a stand mixer in just around an hour or so.To make this homemade soft pretzel bites recipe, you will need the following ingredients:.I prefer to use cow’s milk as the base of this pretzel dough, which makes it extra tender and adds a subtle touch of sweetness.Butter: Which we will use in the dough and also brush (extra) on top of the pretzel bites after baking.Which we will add to a pot of boiling water to give the pretzel bites a quick dunk before baking.Then either use a wooden spoon to combine the dough, and knead it by hand for about 4 minutes until smooth.Place the dough in a lightly-oiled bowl, cover with a damp towel, and let it rise until doubled.Combine the water and baking soda in a stockpot or very large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.In the meantime, turn the dough out onto a lightly-oiled work surface and divide into 12 equal pieces.Use a knife to cut the rope into your desired size of pretzel bites (mine were each about 1-inch long).Very carefully, use a spatula or a large wire strainer to transfer the pretzel bites into the boiling water, about a dozen a time, for about 30 seconds per batch.Bake until the pretzel bites reach your desired level of golden brown color, about 12 to 14 minutes.These pretzel bites taste best the day they have been baked, and even better hot out of the oven.These pretzel bites would also be delicious sprinkled with some shredded Parmesan or Asiago cheese.brown sugar 2 teaspoon s coarse sea salt*, plus extra for sprinkling.s coarse sea salt*, plus extra for sprinkling 1 (0.25-ounce) package active dry yeast.baking soda 1 large egg (whisked with 1 tablespoon water) Instructions Mix the dough.Combine the water and baking soda in a stockpot or very large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.In the meantime, turn the dough out onto a lightly-oiled work surface and divide into 12 equal pieces.Use a knife to cut the rope into individual pretzel bites, about 1-inch long each.Finally, brush the top of each pretzel bite with the egg wash and sprinkle with the coarse sea salt.Bake until the pretzel bites reach your desired level of golden brown color, about 12 to 14 minutes.These pretzel bites taste best the day they have been baked, and even better hot out of the oven. .
Soft Pretzel Nuggets with Beer Cheese
Place the water in a large pot and stir in the baking soda.Gently add the dough balls to the boiling water.Whisk in the Cheddar by handfuls until melted and smooth. .
Beer Cheese Dip with Soft Pretzel Nuggets
Warm and creamy Beer Cheese Dip with fresh baked soft pretzel nuggets – a great little appetizer for any occasion!This delicious beer cheese dip comes together in about 5 minutes, making it perfect for impromptu get togethers.The soft pretzel nuggets are made with fresh or frozen prepared pizza dough and are very easy to make, too.The pretzel nuggets can be made ahead but are best served warm from the oven dunked in our creamy beer cheese dip.No plate is required for these dunk-and-go, one-bite savory snacks.You can roll the dough into 1-inch balls, or cut the dough into 1-inch square nuggets, which is very easy to do.The dough balls / nuggets are boiled for 1 minute in a large pot of water mixed with baking soda.While the nuggets are baking, make the super easy, pub style beer cheese dip recipe.First, mix the shredded cheeses with a little cornstarch, a pinch of cayenne and garlic powder.Our recipe for beer cheese dip calls for a combination of mild cheddar or Colby cheese and American cheese.How do you keep beer cheese dip warm and creamy?Can you reheat beer cheese dip?Beer cheese dip is best served fresh and hot.After a little research I also found a plain version of these sporks available on Amazon.1 to 2 teaspoons coarse salt For the beer cheese dip: 8 ounces mild cheddar cheese, shredded (about 2 cups).1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Instructions To prepare the pretzel nuggets: Bring pizza dough to room temperature, about 2 hours.You can roll the pizza dough into balls or leave the dough in nugget form, which is easier and really works great.Gently place 6-7 pretzel nuggets to the boiling water and allow them to cook for 1 minute, stirring gently.To prepare the beer cheese dip: While the pretzel nuggets bake, prepare the cheese dip.In a large bowl combine the shredded cheddar and American cheese. .
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.And they are even better when served with an irresistible, bold beer cheese sauce.A rich beer like a stout will result in a richer beer cheese sauce. .
Soft Pretzel Bites & Beer Cheese Dip – A Gypsy Life For Me
You mix the active dry yeast with the sugar and warm water and let it sit for about 10 minutes or so, until it develops a froth.Then, you add the salt and butter and gradually add in the flour until it forms a ball and is no longer sticky.Next, you knead the dough for about 5 minutes before setting it aside to rest and rise for at least 15 minutes.And then you make the dough into bites.Dipping the bites into a water and baking soda solution is what makes the outside bake faster than the inside, the idealistic pretzel.For the beer cheese, it’s as simple as making a rue, whisking in the milk and beer, then melting the cheese and seasoning to taste.In the bowl of a stand mixer with a hook attachment, mix together the warm water, sugar, and packet of yeast.(see picture above) Next, turn the mixer on to stir in the salt and 1 Tbsp of melted butter.Once you are done kneading, put the dough ball back into the mixing bowl and set aside to rest for 15 minutes.Next, place a handful of bites into the water and baking soda solution and let them sit for about 2 minutes.Remove the bites from the solution and place on the prepared baking sheet.Continue the bath solution process for all the bites.Bake for about 10 minutes.Serve right away with beer cheese dip.While the bites are baking, make the beer cheese.Then, gradually whisk in the milk and beer.Once the milk and beer have been incorporated into the rue and you have a smooth liquid, stir in the shredded cheese until it melts. .