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Sue Bee® honey Pretzel Bites

Having friends over to watch the game? Looking for a tasty snack to share and munch on while watching a movie? These Sue Bee® honey Pretzel Bites are sure to the hit spot!

Who doesn’t love a warm and fluffy soft pretzel? Our Sue Bee® honey Pretzel Bites take the taste and flavor you’ve come to know and turn it into a bite sized snack that’s perfect for any occasion. The honey helps sweeten the dough and gives the pretzel a great flavor. Don’t forget to cover your pretzel bites with your favorite Sue Bee® honey before eating! Or if you prefer to top your soft pretzels with a zestier option, you can always dip, dunk and cover yours with our homemade Sue Bee® honey Mustard Sauce. Enjoy!

For more great ideas on different dips and sauces you can make with honey for your pretzel bites, check out Dips and Sauces pinboard on Pinterest!


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1 1/3 cups warm water
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 package yeast
  • 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 ounces unsalted butter, melted
  • Vegetable oil, for bowl
  • 10 cups water
  • 1/3 cup baking soda
  • 1 large egg yolk beaten with 1 tablespoon water
  • Pretzel salt

Directions

  • Dissolve yeast in warm water. Let mixture stand until yeast begins to foam vigorously (5-10 minutes).
  • Combine the Sue Bee® honey, yeast/water mixture, kosher salt, flour and butter in a bowl; mix well.
  • Knead the dough until it's smooth – about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove the dough from the bowl and coat the bowl lightly with the vegetable oil; return the dough to the bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let sit in a warm place for 1 hour or until the dough has doubled in size.
  • Preheat the oven to 450 F.
  • Cover a baking pan with parchment paper and lightly brush with vegetable oil; set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, bring the 10 cups of water and baking soda to a boil.
  • Place the dough onto a slightly oiled surface; divide into 8 equal pieces.
  • Roll each piece of dough into a rope and cut into 1" chunks.
  • Place the pretzels into the boiling water – one at a time – for 30 seconds each; remove them from the water using a large flat spatula, placing pretzel pieces one inch apart onto the parchment-lined baking pan.
  • Brush each pretzel with the beaten egg yolk and water mixture; sprinkle with the pretzel salt.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until dark golden brown in color; transfer to a cooling rack for at least 5 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with a side of our Sue Bee® honey Mustard or your favorite dipping sauce!
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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