What goes good on soft pretzels?

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What goes good on soft pretzels?

Soft pretzels can be dipped in honey mustard, cream cheese, nacho cheese, ranch dressing, and/or marinara sauce. If you’re feeling adventurous, try dipping them in salad dressing, artichoke/spinach dip, or even peanut butter and chocolate sauce.

What to do with day old soft pretzels?

You can reheat a soft pretzel using the oven or microwave. The microwave is the quickest, but the best results come from using the oven. Drizzle water over the pretzel, and wrap it in foil. Set the oven temperature to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, and put the pretzel in the oven for 5 minutes.

What makes soft pretzels shiny?

The glossy brown surface of today’s pretzel comes from a spraying of a 1 to 2% solution of sodium hydroxide, commonly known as lye, or with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda). The lye, which is extremely alkaline and sometimes known as caustic soda, reacts with the starch on the surface of the dough, forming a gel.

What to dip crunchy pretzels in?

20 Fun Ways to Snack on Pretzels

  1. Dip them in hummus. This has become the ultimate pretzel pairing—and for good reason.
  2. Make trail mix.
  3. Add them to your favorite cookie…
  4. Dip them in mustard dip.
  5. Dip them in guac.
  6. Throw them in a cereal snack mix.
  7. Frost them with yogurt.
  8. Make cheese ball bites.

Are Soft pretzels bad for you?

Pretzels are not very healthy. They are high in salt and made of simple carbs, which cause your blood sugar to rise quickly. Whole-wheat or unsalted pretzels are the healthiest choices.

Why do soft pretzels get wet?

But if the pretzels are still hot when you store them, they’ll create a humid environment in their container, and the excess moisture in the air will render them soggy. This can speed up how fast they go moldy. Wait until the pretzels are cool to the touch, then store them.

How long do soft pretzels last?

Store Leftover Pretzels You can store them at room temperature for up to 2 days, or freeze them for up to 1 month. For a warm, soft pretzel, reheat them in a 350°F oven for about 5 minutes, or for 10-12 minutes if frozen.

What can I use instead of lye for pretzels?

Baked soda does a much better job of approximating true lye-dipped pretzels. Just dissolve 2/3 cup (about 100 grams) in 2 cups of water, immerse the formed raw pretzels in this solution for three to four minutes, rinse off the excess dipping solution in a large bowl of plain water, and bake.

How do you serve soft pretzels at a party?

For soft pretzels, there are dozens of flavorful dips and sauces to serve alongside on your pretzel bar. So offer a variety to suit different tastes. Among the most popular we noted are a BBQ Dipping Sauce (4), a Honey Mustard Sauce (5), and a Beer and Cheese Dip (6)—each with its own unique flavor!

How do you make soft baked pretzels?

DIRECTIONS SOFT PRETZELS: Dissolve yeast in water, add salt and sugar. Blend in all the flour and knead until smooth. When smooth, cut dough into small pieces and roll into ropes. Brush pretzels with beaten egg, sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake in a 425 degree oven for 12-15 minutes, or until brown. HARD PRETZELS:

What kind of dip goes with pretzels?

Soft pretzels today are usually in the classic twisted shape, but are available in many different flavors. Both sweet varieties, such as cinnamon and sugar, and savory varieties, such as garlic and Italian seasonings, are popular. Savory or plain ones may be accompanied by mustard, or honey mustard dip or cheese or barbecue sauce dips.

How do you make cheese sauce for pretzels?

Directions 1. Heat milk in a sauce pan and keep warm. 2. Add shredded cheddar cheese and cream cheese, and mix until cheese dissolve fully. 3. Remove from heat, add chopped parsley, * Tabasco , mustard, lemon pepper (if using). 4. Serve with soft pretzels and enjoy!!

What is good with pretzels?

If you’re craving pretzels, pair them with a low-fat piece of cheese for some protein and calcium or a piece of fresh fruit, such as an apple or pear, which will add fiber to your snack. When you do have pretzels, opt for low-sodium versions, which are available at most large supermarkets.

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