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Cheesy Soft Pretzels Recipe

Cheesy Soft Pretzels Recipe

"Fresh and warm from the oven, these chewy twists are a yummy snack even kids can make," jots field editor Ruth Ann Stelfox of Raymond, Alberta.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Coarse salt


  • 1. In a bowl, combine flour, cheese, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk just until moistened. Knead on a floured surface for 1 minute; divide in half. Roll each portion into a 12-in. x 8-in. rectangle; cut each into 8-in.-long strips. Fold strips in half, pinching the edges, and twist into pretzel shapes. Place on greased baking sheets. Brush with egg and sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 71 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2016

"not bad give them a try.but try some bacon bits with the cheese"

Reviewed Sep. 19, 2011 Edited Dec. 2, 2014

"These pretzels are absolutely delicious. My kids and all guests I have served them to inhale them. :)"

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