Cheesy Soft Pretzels

Roberta Lopez


These pretzels are delicious, with a light crunch on the outside and soft on the inside. Topped with cheesy goodness!


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8-12 small pretzels
30 Min
15 Min


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1 tsp
active dry yeast
1 1/2 c
water, warm
1 Tbsp
2 tsp
4 1/2 c
4 Tbsp
butter, melted


1 1/2 c
cheese, shredded
egg - beaten
1 tsp

How to Make Cheesy Soft Pretzels


  • 1Preheat oven 450*. In a measuring cup stir yeast, warm water, sugar and salt together let proof for 5-10 minutes till bubbly.
  • 2In a mixing bowl, add flour, melted butter add yeast mixture. mix with wooden spoon (I use my clean hands) to form a ball.
  • 3Flour a work surface, knead dough 5 minutes or until smooth. Place dough in an oiled bowl, cover and set aside for 1 hour until doubled in size.
  • 4Knead dough on floured surface for 5 minutes. Divide into 8-10 balls, roll out dough into a 12 inch length. Twist into pretzel shape.
  • 5Meanwhile, bring 10 Cups of water to a boil, add 2/3 cups baking soda to the water. After pretzels are formed, drop into boiling soda water for 30 seconds. Remove and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
  • 6Brush pretzels with egg wash (egg & water mixed) and sprinkle with shredded cheese of your choice. Place into oven to bake for 12-15 min... check them for brown color.

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About Cheesy Soft Pretzels

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Fab Fair Food!
Hashtags: #cheese, #flour, #yeast

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