Pretzel Bites + Cheese Sauce

Meal Type: Appetizer
Product Type: Natural Aged Cheddar Cheese Wedge

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For Pretzels

  • 1 1/2 cups of warm water (for mixture)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons Truly Grass Fed Unsalted Butter( melted)
  • 10 cups water (for boiling)
  • 2/3 cup baking soda
  • 1 large egg (beaten)

For Cheese Sauce

  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp Truly Grass Fed Salted Butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 oz Truly Grass Fed Aged Cheddar
  • Salt and pepper


For Pretzels

  1. Combine the flour, sugar, yeast, and salt in a large bowl. In a separate pan melt the butter and add to the flour mixture and mix well. Add the egg and stir well.
  2. Transfer to a large lightly oiled bowl and leave in a warm place for 1 hour until it has doubled in size.
  3. Meanwhile, bring the 10 cups of water and baking soda to a boil in a large saucepan.
  4. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured work surface and divide it into 6 pieces, and roll each to form a long rope. Cut each rope into 1-inch pieces to form pretzel bites.
  5. In batches, add the bites to the boiling baking soda mixture for 30 seconds, and remove with a slotted spoon and onto an oiled baking sheet.
  6. Brush the bites with egg wash and sprinkle with a little Koster salt.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes.

For Cheese Sauce

  1. Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and stir in the flour. Gradually pour in the milk and whisk until the mixture thickens. Stirring constantly mix in the cheese and season.
  2. Transfer into a bowl and serve with pretzel bites

Keywords: appetizer, holiday, aged cheddar, unsalted butter

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