Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites with Kicked Up Cheddar Cheese Sauce
Make these Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites with Kicked Up Cheddar Cheese Sauce on a day when you have lots of time to cook. They can be made up ahead of time or cooked and frozen. So make lots, including enough for you to snack on as you cook. If you don’t want to eat all the cheese sauce while you’re actually making the pretzel bites, then don’t even start warming the sauce until after you have entirely cooked the batch at hand. Keep it under wraps in the fridge. Otherwise, you will be lost, there’s no doubt, and you will eat all the pretzels and cheese sauce, and then what? You’ll have to start all over again to cover your tracks (just sayin’ . . . )!
These pretzels are the real deal. They are made with yeast, and allowed to rise, and then they are shaped, boiled and baked. It doesn’t get more classic than that. Even the baking soda in the water is a classic addition to pretzels and bagels that give them their shiny and brown crust. So don’t leave it out of the water! This recipe gets a little help by using a commercial cheese sauce that has “kicked-up” flavor in it. Check it out at your local grocery store. Of course, homemade cheese sauce is fabulous, too, and you can kick it up with chiles or chopped chipotle and green chiles, as you like.
Any way you make them, these pretzel bites will be great. Do make enough that you can freeze some. Then you can pull them out whenever you are in the mood, and make up a quick batch. These are a great snack just about any time, or for any one who drops by. They are quick to make up if they are made ahead, and are just as delicious plain as with any sauce.Find out how to make this recipe and many others at the website, Sally's Baking Addiction.
Nutrition Facts for: Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites with Kicked Up Cheddar Cheese Sauce From Sally's Baking Addiction
Ingredients: Instant yeast, salt, light brown sugar, unsalted butter, all-purpose flour, baking soda, egg, coarse salt for sprinkling.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 48 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 45, Calories from Fat 5, Total Fat 0.5g 1%,Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%, Cholesterol 4mg 1%, Sodium 683mg 28%, Potassium 17mg 0%, Carbohydrates 8.7g 3%, Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%, Sugars 0.2g, Protein 1.3g, Vitamin A 0%,Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 3%
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