Simple Pretzel Bites Recipe 

Soft, fluffy, sea salt-dusted Pretzel Bites are excellent for game day and gatherings. They go well with any dip! This snack recipe is perfect for fast, tasty snacking. Delicious handmade pretzel nibbles with cheese sauce tonight.     

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INGREDIENTS

– 1 1/2cupslukewarm water – 1packetactive yeast2 1/4 teaspoon – 1tablespoongranulated sugar – 1teaspoonKosher salt – 4cupsall-purpose flour – 1/3cupbaking sodafor boiling the water – 1large eggwhisked – Sea saltfor sprinkling on top – 3tablespoonsbuttermelted - for brushing

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INSTRUCTIONS

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Mix warm water, yeast, and sugar in a small bowl. Wait 5 minutes for the mixture to froth. If it's not foamy, discard and try again.

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Stir salt into the yeast mixture. Heat the oven to 425°F. Parchment a baking sheet and set aside.

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Place flour and yeast in a stand mixer basin with the dough hook attachment. Knead 5 minutes at low-medium pace.

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preparing pretzel doughDivide the dough into 6 pieces on a lightly floured worktop.

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pretzel dough Make 15-inch, 1-inch-thick ropes from each segment.

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roll pretzel dough After that, cut the ropes into 1 1/2 or 2-inch pieces using a sharp knife or scissors. About 60–70 pretzels should result. You can also cut a “x” on pretzel tops.

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Cutting board pretzel bits Add 8 cups water and baking soda to a medium pot and boil over medium heat. Add 8-10 pieces of dough to boiling water and boil for 30 seconds.

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Boiling pretzel pieces With a slotted spatula, transfer the boiled pretzel nibbles to the baking sheet. Coat with beaten egg and salt.

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