Soft Pretzel Bites.

Chewy & soft pretzel bites served with a kickin’ cheese dip are the ultimate comfort food and party snack. You won’t be able to stop reaching for bite after bite!

Soft Pretzel Bites with Spicy Cheese Dip by sallysbakingaddiction.com

Your self control doesn’t stand a chance!

If it’s not the buttery soft pretzel bites killing every ounce of self control you have, it is most certainly my spicy cheese sauce. That stuff is like liquid gold. I apologize for doing this to you in the beginning of the week, but I really can’t help myself.

Soft Pretzel Bites with Spicy Cheese Sauce - this recipe is so simple. And the cheese sauce is to die for! sallysbakingaddiction.com

I don’t think you realize how easy it is to make soft pretzels at home. Have your own Auntie Anne’s right inside your kitchen with my easy 30 minute soft pretzel recipe. Easy to make? Yes. Carb overload? Worth it.

This simple soft pretzel recipe comes from Kevin’s family. A Quinn family specialty. Kevin said he and his family made these easy soft pretzels almost every weekend when he was growing up. The soft pretzel recipe is so legendary that I coated them in cinnamon sugar and put the recipe in my cookbook. Cinnamon sugar pretzels are all I crave on the weekends, so yeah. They’re certainly a staple in my kitchen.

But instead of sweet, we’re focusing on savory today. Salty, doughy, buttery bites of heaven. Serve them with honey mustard or my spicy cheese sauce that I obviously can’t stop talking about.

I apologize, pretzel dough is ugly:

How To Make Soft Pretzel Bites - get the full recipe at sallysbakingaddiction.com

It’s a simple 4 step process. Make the soft pretzel dough, roll and cut, dump in a baking soda bath, and bake. Don’t skip the baking soda bath! Here’s why: a quick dip into boiling water and baking soda is what will give your pretzels that wonderfully authentic golden-brown pretzel color. Not only that, but the baking soda bath is what gives them their chewy exteriors and soft fluffy centers.

It’s an essential step to soft pretzel bite making.

Basically, all you do is boil a bunch of water and baking soda together. Working with about 8-10 pretzel bites at a time, drop them in the boiling water, let them soak for about 20 seconds, and remove. This is a quick, yet very imperative step. Look at their beautiful golden brown color:

Soft Pretzel Bites with Spicy Cheese Sauce - this recipe is so simple. And the cheese sauce is to die for! sallysbakingaddiction.com

I’ll take a dozen right now, please.

So… let’s discuss this cheese sauce. A kicked up, lipsmackin’ version. Nothing processed, nothing scarily-orange… just pure creamy, melty cheese waiting to be devoured. It’s so good with veggies like cooked broccoli and raw sliced peppers. Because if you’re going to unhealth-ify vegetables, do it with cheese.

Butter, flour, whole milk, cheddar cheese. Add some spice, salt, and pepper and call it a (delicious) day. For an even more kicked-up version, try subbing half of the cheddar cheese for pepper jack. By the way, pretzel bites and veggies are just serving suggestions. Feel free to eat it with a spoon. “Taste testing” is what I call it.

Kickin' Cheddar Cheese Dipping Sauce - it's like liquid gold! Get the recipe at sallysbakingaddiction.com

Soft Pretzel Bites with Spicy Cheese Sauce - this recipe is so simple. And the cheese sauce is to die for! sallysbakingaddiction.com

I made these for a few friends who stopped by our new house and they disappeared before I could actually show them around the new house. Cheese and pretzels are always the answer, trust me.

 

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Soft Pretzel Bites

Chewy & soft pretzel bites served with a kickin' cheese dip is the ultimate comfort food and party snack. You won't be able to stop reaching for bite after bite!

Yield: about 5 dozen bites

Total Time: 2 hours

Ingredients:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups (300ml) warm water (lukewarm, no need to take temperature)
  • 1 packet Red Star Platinum instant yeast (2 and 1/4 teaspoons)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon (8g) light brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon (15g) unsalted butter, previously melted and not scorching hot
  • 3.75 - 4.25 cups (470- 530g) all-purpose flour + more for the counter surface to knead
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • coarse sea salt for sprinkling
  • Kicked-Up Cheddar Cheese Sauce for serving

Directions:

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir with a spoon until fairly mixed, about 1 minute. Some clusters of yeast may remain. Add salt, sugar, and melted butter; stir until fairly combined. Slowly add 3 cups of flour, 1 cup at a time. Mix with a wooden spoon (or dough hook attached to stand mixer) until dough is thick. Add 3/4 cup more flour until the dough is no longer sticky. If it is still sticky, add up to 1/4 cup more. Poke the dough with your finger - if it bounces back, it is ready to knead.
  2. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead the dough for about 3 minutes and shape into a ball. Place in a large mixing bowl that has been lightly coated with nonstick spray. Cover and let the dough rest in a warm area for about 10 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 425F degrees. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
  4. With a sharp knife, cut ball of dough into 6 sections. Roll the dough into six 20-inch long ropes. Cut the rope into 1.5 inch pieces to make bites.
  5. Boil 9 cups of water with 2/3 cup of baking soda. Drop 8-10 pretzel bites into water and let sit for 20 seconds. Remove with a spatula and place onto the prepared baking sheet. Make sure the bites aren't touching.
  6. Brush beaten egg over each pretzel bite. Sprinkle with sea salt. Bake batches for 15 minutes each, or until golden brown.
  7. Remove from oven and serve with cheese sauce or honey mustard. Pretzel bites remain fresh for up to 3 days in an airtight container, though they will lose some softness. Pretzel bites freeze well for up to 3 months. Thaw and reheat in the oven at 300F degrees until warm.

*Make ahead instructions for dough: the prepared pretzel dough may be refrigerated for up to one day or frozen in an airtight container for three months. Thaw frozen dough in the refrigerator overnight. Refrigerated dough can be shaped into pretzels while still cold, but allow some extra time for the pretzels to puff up before the baking soda bath and baking.

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87 Responses to “Soft Pretzel Bites.”

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    Kathryn Cothernposted July 20, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    Oh Sally, you just had to post a soft pretzel recipe!! These look absolutely delicious!! I have loved soft pretzels (and fried dough) since I was a little girl but stopped eating them when I realized how many carbs they contained…and who can realistically stop at just one bite!

    I will make these bites and the cheese sauce for my kiddos as well as for my bible study group since I know they will get devoured. Thank goodness I have lots of other folks to feed or else I would be in big trouble.

    Looking forward to seeing what your upcoming week’s recipe posts will be.

    Have a great blessed week!! :)

    Kathryn

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    • Sallyreplied on July 20th, 2014 at 8:26 pm

      I am glad I had a ton of mouths to feed when I made these Kathryn! I cannot be trusted around 5 dozen pretzel bites. Let me know how everyone likes them.

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      • Kathryn Cothernreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 12:24 pm

        Sally, I forgot to mention that these bite size portions are adorable and caught my attention. I have a fetish for small/baby size things such as these types of individual portions, small serving dishes or utensils, etc. I should show you my favorite spoon and fork…tiny versions of the full size ones. It is so useful for portion control. :)

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    Amy @ Thoroughly Nourished Lifeposted July 20, 2014 at 8:03 pm

    Your guests are lucky indeed! Lately I have had a longing to make bread and yeasty treats (even though I’m a coeliac) there is something so comforting and slightly magical about the workings of dough and yeast :)
    I can’t wait to try and make pretzels for the first time, and these little bites seem like the perfect gateway to pretzel addiction heaven. I think I might give a GF version a go too, after I’ve conquered the gluten filled ones first. Thanks Sally :)

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    • Sallyreplied on July 20th, 2014 at 8:26 pm

      I have no clue how to make these gluten free and taste good – so let me know if you try them that way!

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      • Kathryn Cothernreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 12:20 pm

        I have a friend who makes and sells gluten free flours and other base ingredients so I will do an experiment as well. Make one batch regular and one batch gluten free and see how they come out. I love testing new things out in the kitchen! :)

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    Laura (Tutti Dolci)posted July 20, 2014 at 8:05 pm

    These bites look incredible, I’m craving the batch for dinner!

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    Laurposted July 20, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    YES to the baking soda bath. So important. I hate when soft pretzels just taste like a fluffy piece of dough. I mean, if I wanted that I would just eat a piece of bread! … Smothered in this cheese sauce, of course! ;o)

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    Medha @ Whisk & Shoutposted July 20, 2014 at 9:03 pm

    Oh my god… I believe you when you say I’ll have zero self-control around these… they look awesome! :)

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    Mirposted July 20, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    Honestly, I almost never comment on savory recipes because I’m a straight-up dessert addict. But these have cheese dip! And they’re soft and pretzely (not a word, I know) and amazing. I love the idea to use pepper jack for an extra kick!
    And by the way, your pretzel dough is a thing of beauty. I have no idea what you’re talking about. :)

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 8:34 am

      Haha thanks Mir – I always thick pretzel dough is ugly! And the pepper jack is amazing in the cheese sauce. You have to try it!

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    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keepsposted July 20, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    Absolutely adore pretzel bites! Everyone should know how to make them!

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    Hayleyposted July 20, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    I thought that dip was hummus upon first glance! That’s what I’m going to be serving it with. Pretzel bites and hummus is totally an acceptable dinner, right? And I love how fast the pretzels take to make! I’ve made them before and they take me no more than 40 minutes!!

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    Polly @ Tasty Food Projectposted July 20, 2014 at 10:19 pm

    I’ve always enjoyed soft pretzels growing up but have never tried a homemade version before! These look so yummy! The spicy sauce also looks incredible! I’m sure I will get addicted to these!

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    Ambarposted July 20, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    You know? I’m the biggest scary cat when it comes to making pretzels! I think I’m just scared they wont come out looking like this! lol BUT wish me luck, i will try!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 8:32 am

      You got this – and if they don’t look perfect, they will still taste amazing.

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    Alaposted July 20, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    I love the idea of soft pretzel bites made at home! I would taste test that bowl of sauce all the way to the shiny clean bottom, for sure :)

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    Averie @ Averie Cooksposted July 21, 2014 at 12:41 am

    They look awesome and cheese + warm carbs, yes, that’s the way to most anyone’s heart! I can totally see these babies disappearing, fast.

    Pretzel bites are so poppable, too. The mini food aspect makes them so inhale-able :) pinned

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    Layla @ Brunch Time Bakerposted July 21, 2014 at 4:35 am

    Oh these are perfect for the weekends! Nothing better than bite sized appetizers!

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    Caleyposted July 21, 2014 at 6:17 am

    I’ve always been crazy about cheese sauce…the best part of nachos! ;) I love how many different kinds of sauce you could use for these mini pretzels, so people can choose sweet/savory. What a great, versatile recipe! :D

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 8:31 am

      I have to create a cinnamon/sugar version of these soft pretzel bites – maybe with an icing dip of sorts. Yum!

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    Marie @ Little Kitchieposted July 21, 2014 at 7:25 am

    I want ALL the soft pretzel bites!!!

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    Lisaposted July 21, 2014 at 7:52 am

    Lovely Recipe!

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    Aaliyahposted July 21, 2014 at 8:36 am

    I love pretzels in any from, and I am TORN between this recipe and your mom’s seasoned pretzels!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 3:29 pm

      It’s certainly a VERY hard choice. I love those seasoned pretzels!

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    Chelsea @chelseasmessyapronposted July 21, 2014 at 9:20 am

    These bites are so much fun Sally! I love little poppable food for a couple reasons and one is I never feel like I’m eating as much (although I’m sure I eat way more than a big one haha) These are so cute, the perfect party food, and I love that they are soft! Pinned :)

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    Michelle @ Healthy Recipe Ecstasyposted July 21, 2014 at 9:48 am

    I love Auntie Anne’s pretzel bites….but these looks even better!!! I cannot wait to make these. :) :)

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    Eveposted July 21, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Wow! Just had these at a fabulous restaurant in Charleston last week & my hubby has been wanting it make them. They served them with a smoked Gouda fondue which was amazing. Looks like we have a great recipe to try! Thanks!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 3:27 pm

      Oh I have GOT to try a smoked gouda fondue with these Eve! What an amazingly delicious suggestion. Thank you!

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    Lynnposted July 21, 2014 at 10:17 am

    My husband gave up pretzels for 2014 (we’re crazy, we do this crap to ourselves to test our willpower. We both gave up ice cream, I don’t even want to talk about it…) so I will NOT be showing this to him. Perhaps on January 1, I’ll make these and serve them up with huge bowls of ice cream. Sounds perfect!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 3:26 pm

      Oh he will go INSANE for these when new years day comes around! I should really try to give up pretzels, but I truly think it would be impossible. And ice cream! Have mercy, how are you doing it!

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    Laurieposted July 21, 2014 at 10:25 am

    I love soft pretzels, and these look delicious! I made homemade soft pretzels a few months ago, and they were so good.

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    Jessicaposted July 21, 2014 at 10:38 am

    These look absolutely amazing, i’m going to try them this week!

    x
    Jess

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    Christina @ Bake with Christinaposted July 21, 2014 at 11:47 am

    Holy crap these look so delicious!! Thanks for sharing! :)

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    Lucy Ozkayaposted July 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Hi Sally! I WILL be making these for my upcoming cocktail party at my new house! I’d love to have a “virtual tour” of your new place, maybe once it is all put together . . .
    Cheers! Thanks for another great recipe!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 3:24 pm

      I will be sure to share a few pictures of my kitchen on my blog soon!

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    Stacey@Bake.Eat.Repeat.posted July 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Mmmm, I make soft pretzels all the time, but have never made the cheese dip to go with it. This could be a dangerous recipe to have!

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    Jennifer | Bake or Breakposted July 21, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    How on earth have I never made my own pretzels? You’d think after our Panera experience, I would have jumped right on that. You’ve inspired me all over again, Sally!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 3:23 pm

      Haha! Jennifer, you have got to make homemade pretzels! I will say that mine are definitely not as large as Panera’s though! Maybe I should give that a try. ;)

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    Faith @ Pixie Dust Kitchenposted July 21, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    I’ve been making that recipe as bites ever since you posted the recipe- so fast and so good! My boyfriend and I love them! I love the golden brown look from the baking soda boil. I’ll definitely try that next time! (Which lets face it, will probably be soon.)

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 3:22 pm

      Thanks Faith! I’m glad you already know and love this recipe.

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    ami@naivecookcooksposted July 21, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    Sally, these look so good!! I tried making hard pretzel bites once but never really became as hard as those packet ones! I must say these look so beautiful and delicious!

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    Annie @ Annie's Nomsposted July 21, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Ack, I just said yesterday how I was going to start eating healthy today… that’s gone right out the window with these beauties!!

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    Emmaposted July 21, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Soft Pretzel Bites and some Spicy Cheese Sauce on a Monday… At the beginning of the week?? You do not need to apologize Sally, these look AMAZING! Thank you so much for the recipe. Though, I may need to double it (or triple it!) in order to give my guests a portion big enough! I can’t wait for more great party snack ideas!

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    Beth @ bethcakesposted July 21, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    These pretzel bites are so cute! I love the sound of that spicy, cheesy dipping sauce too, especially since it’s homemade. Whenever you post pretzel recipes, it always makes me want to attempt to make them at home, but I don’t know why I haven’t done it yet! These sound so easy! :)

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 3:22 pm

      I hope you try homemade pretzels soon Beth! They really are easy.

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    Karen | 2teaspoons.composted July 21, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    These look so incredibly delicious! I LOVE soft pretzels and cheese and had no idea they were so easy to make at home. I can’t wait to try it soon…self-control is a bit overrated anyway :-) Thanks!

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    FAITH L.posted July 21, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    These look great Sally, could I make these cinnamon flavored?
    would I have to change anything ?

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 3:20 pm

      Definitely! Just add cinnamon-sugar on top. I do this to the full size pretzels in my cookbook.

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      • Faith L.replied on July 22nd, 2014 at 10:39 am

        Thank Sally, will definitely try.

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    Zara Saiyedposted July 21, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    Sally, this recipe turned out amazing!! I must say as well, I BEG of you, PLEASE make another protein smoothie recipe! I’ve tried all of them and I am NEVER disappointed as they are always my go-to post workout smoothie! You tailor the recipes perfectly with simple and easy-to-find ingredients, I can’t wait for the day that another one comes out!

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    Joannie Cuffposted July 21, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    I actually have a question about your granola recipe which you blogged a few weeks ago. I’ve made it several times already & my husband & I love it. I’ve actually started doubling the recipe now so it lasts a little longer.
    My question is regarding the nuts. In the recipe it says to use slivered almonds, which I did but in the color photo on the website it looks like very thin sliced almonds were used. Which is the correct almond to use ?
    Love your recipes & everything I have tried. Can’t wait to make the pretzel bites.
    Look forward to hearing from you.
    Thank You. Joannie

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    • Sallyreplied on July 21st, 2014 at 6:05 pm

      I used sliced almonds (honey roasted flavor) from Trader Joes. Sorry, I typed slivered.

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    PassTheKnifeposted July 21, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    Oh my gosh, I’m so excited about this recipe! It’s the perfect weekend snack, I can’t wait to try both sweet and salty versions!

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    Jessica @ Sweet Menuposted July 21, 2014 at 6:28 pm

    Wow! What a fabulous idea! Perfect for a party!

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    Jamieposted July 21, 2014 at 8:43 pm

    What a great snack or appetizer! I can’t wait to try these!!!

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    Rebecca @ Hello Creative Blogposted July 21, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    Looove anything pretzely and doughy and cheesy. Yum!

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    Amy @ Amy's Healthy Bakingposted July 21, 2014 at 9:29 pm

    Ohmygosh Sally, soft pretzels are (yet another) one of my weaknesses!! They’re all I used to get at baseball games. A humongous pretzel the size of my face, with lots of mustard for dipping… But ballparks don’t have cheese, which needs to change soon. Your sauce looks so creamy, and I’d definitely love the pepperjack kicked-up version. No wonder your guests only wanted to see the kitchen — these pretzel bites look fabulous!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 22nd, 2014 at 2:39 pm

      I secretly like honey mustard with my pretzels more than cheese! Well, maybe it’s a tie. ;)

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      • Amy @ Amy's Healthy Bakingreplied on July 22nd, 2014 at 3:58 pm

        That’s too funny Sally — my dad actually brought a huge back of honey mustard pretzels on our hike in Tahoe last weekend as snack fuel! They totally hit the spot. ;)

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    Audreyposted July 21, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    Oh my goodness, if you had posted this on the 19th, I would have made YOUR recipe! Haha, bad timing sure does suck. I made a mac&cheese stuffed pretzel bite with bacon on top with a cheese sauce. It was ok, but I was in the kitchen for like 5 hours with the pretzel recipe I used. When I let my sister taste my creation, she replied, “That’s cute.” Dx
    But no matter, I will just have to make your version, very soon! Thanks for your wonderful recipes, as always. :)

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    • Sallyreplied on July 22nd, 2014 at 2:39 pm

      That sounds like one crazy overloaded pretzel bite concoction Audrey! Let me know if you try it again with my recipe.

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    Heatherposted July 22, 2014 at 1:21 am

    THANK YOU!!!!!!! Wow. Dying over how amazing this looks and sounds.

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    Staceyposted July 22, 2014 at 11:54 am

    I made these yesterday afternoon and my kids were grabbing them off the cookie sheets as I was pulling them out of the oven! They were almost gone within 5 minutes when I reminded them to save some for their Daddy for when he got home from work. They were quickly gone when he arrived home. :) I was told I HAD to make them again. I’m usually really bad when it comes to things that require yeast, but these turned out great! Easy Peasy! I took half of them and dipped the tops in water then cinnamon sugar when they came out of the oven and left the other half salted. Both were incredible! Thanks Sally for making me a better baker! Your ‘how to correctly measure flour’ post completely changed how I bake! Thank you for taking the time to detail in each recipe not just the ‘how’ but the ‘why’. Thank you too for the pictures. I don’t ever make a recipe unless I have a picture to see what it’s supposed to look like – very visual learner here. Thank you again!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 22nd, 2014 at 2:23 pm

      Thanks Stacey. What a sweet comment – I’m so happy to help give you confidence in the kitchen. Thanks so much for reporting back!

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    Julianneposted July 22, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    OMG looks so good. love little snacks like this!

    xo Julianne

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    Julianneposted July 22, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    OMG looks so good! I love little snacks like this… especially for work!

    xo Julianne

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    Micheleposted July 23, 2014 at 5:34 am

    I made these last night and my husband went crazy on them! Thank you for such a great recipe and easy to follow directions. I’ve attempted soft pretzels once before but the directions and time it took was not worth the end result. But these were perfect! It took less then an hour start to finish. I look forward to your new posts, I try to make at least one of your recipes every week. :)

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    Fanaledrinksposted July 25, 2014 at 8:28 am

    I really glad to find this web site on bing, just what I was looking for: D too saved to bookmarks.

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    Jamieposted July 25, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    Looking forward to making these pretzel bites! I have a question about the egg wash. Do you egg wash just one side and do not turn them, or do you egg wash both sides?

    Thanks!

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    • Sallyreplied on July 25th, 2014 at 8:37 pm

      I only do one side.

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      • Jamiereplied on July 26th, 2014 at 4:02 pm

        Made them today. These are easy and delicious! My family loved them. They just do not last long enough!

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    Wadadposted July 27, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    I made these pretzel bites and coated them first in butter, then in a layer of cinnamon sugar. They were soft and fluffy and absolutely divine! They disappeared on the first day. Thanks for another great recipe!

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    PlatinumDaisyposted July 27, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    Made these and they were a HIT!! Thank you! I skipped the egg wash due to my little guy’s egg allergy and was nervous that it would ruin them, but they turned out GREAT! Thanks again!

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    Haileyposted August 3, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    Sally, I was excited to eat these after I’d made them, but the baking soda bath left a bad baking soda taste on them after they came out of the oven. How do I fix that?

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    Loupinet TOUTENCROCSposted August 5, 2014 at 8:03 am

    I tested this recipe and I really liked it. So delicious!
    I published it on my blog.Thank you for sharing your recipes.

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    Drakkinaposted August 21, 2014 at 5:24 pm

    This sounds awesome and I cant wait to try it, but I was wondering. If you wanted to make them into shapes to make it more fun for the little ones to eat, is there a specific way to do that?

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    • Sallyreplied on August 22nd, 2014 at 2:32 pm

      I’m sure that would work, but I’ve never tried it. Hope everyone enjoys!

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    Catposted August 27, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    I made this recipe at the weekend and it was amazing! I love pretzels but this is the first time I have made them. It was great to not have to worry about making the dough into the usual pretzel shape. They tasted so great and I was very happy. Thank you for another great recipe!

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    Jenniferposted August 28, 2014 at 9:15 pm

    Hi,

    I love these little bites! I am having 50 people over on the weekend for youngest daughter’s baptism and these would be a perfect appetizer. Tried a batch and they had a slight metallic taste… Guessing from the baking soda. Was this a fluke or did I do something wrong?

    Thanks!

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    • Sallyreplied on August 29th, 2014 at 6:28 pm

      Hi Jennifer. Perhaps try using less baking soda? I’ve never had that issue before.

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    Jenposted September 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    Made these for a memorial service. Perfect finger food snack. Chewy, carby, goodness….and don’t get me started on the delicious cheese sauce. While my hubby is happy with plastic based processed sauces…I prefer the real thing, and this sauce delivers!

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    Michele O.posted September 14, 2014 at 6:50 am

    I took these to a tailgate last night and they were a hit! I didn’t have time for the cheese sauce but they were delicious with just a really nice mustard. My boys were so disappointed there weren’t any to bring home. They have requested I make more of these and your red velvet cookies for their lunches. They never agree on anything so you are now the hero of our kitchen! I love that you give weights for your dry ingredients. It makes baking so much easier. Thank you!

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    Jessicaposted September 19, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Thanks for posting this! How long do you think these would keep? We’re tailgating tomorrow and I thought I would make these in the morning and then it’s @ an 1.5 hour drive to the game. Should I make these or come up with something else?

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    • Sallyreplied on September 22nd, 2014 at 8:06 pm

      Hi Jessica, I apologize for the delay responding. These keep well for about 3 days.

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    Alexiposted September 27, 2014 at 3:07 am

    I’m very excited to try these! My grocery store sells these huge bags of bread dough for 60 cents (!!!) so I’ve been using it for all my yeast recipes lately. Could I do the same here or is there something special about this dough? I see you don’t let it rise at all; would using a risen dough affect the final outcome?

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    • Sallyreplied on September 28th, 2014 at 3:23 pm

      I’m sure that would be fine, but I really can’t say without trying it myself.

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