Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites
These are great for game day or any day! You have to try this Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites Recipe. Don't let it intimidate you ...they are amazing!
2 1/2 -3
All Purpose Flour
Package of Instant Dry Yeast
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
In a small bowl combine 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar, yeast and 1 Cup Warm Milk (110-115 degrees F). Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Let yeast activate about 5 minutes.
Mix in the flour 1 cup at a time until soft dough forms. (About 2 1/2-3 Cups)
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead a few times forming a smooth ball.
Brush the inside of a large bowl with olive oil and place dough ball in the bowl. Cover and let rise 2 hours or until the dough has doubled in size.
Once doubled turn the dough out onto a floured surface and divide into 4 equal pieces.
Roll each piece of dough into about a 12x4 inch rectangle.
Place 1/2 Cup ham and 1/2 cup of cheese down the length of the rectangle.
Roll the dough as tightly as you can starting with the edge holding the ham and cheese
Transfer them onto parchment lined baking sheets and let them rest uncovered for 30 minutes.
While the dough is resting preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Also, Bring 6 cups of water to a boil. Add 4 teaspoons of baking soda to the boiling water and reduce the heat to a gentle simmer.
You are going to boil the pretzel rolls one at a time, cooking for about 20 seconds each and turning once.
Remove carefully from the water and slice them into 1 inch pieces.
Place them on parchment lined baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes or until gold brown.
When you removed them from the oven brush them with melted butter and top them with coarse salt.
Serve Hot out of the oven.
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