Soft Pretzel Bites with Cheese Sauce

pretzel bites with cheese

Seriously awesome soft pretzels.  And dipped in the homemade cheese sauce (no processed ingredients with this recipe!), I was floating through mall pretzel heaven.

Soft Pretzel Bites with Cheese Sauce

From What2Cook


cal Calories 221kcal

fat Total Fat 10g

High sat-fat Saturated Fat 6g

chol Cholesterol 25mg

High sodium Sodium 2331mg

carbs Total Carbohydrate 26g

Serving size 207g Calories from fat 88kcal Fiber 1g Protein 7g Sugar 1g
20 servings


  • For the pretzels:
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water, (110 to 115 degrees F)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 1/4 tsp instant yeast
  • 22 ounces all-purpose flour, approximately 4 1/2 cups
  • 2 ounces unsalted butter, melted
  • Vegetable oil
  • 10 cups water
  • 2/3 cup baking soda
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • Pretzel, Kosher salt
  • For the cheese sauce:
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (not package pre-shredded cheese – shred your own)


  1. To make the pretzels.. See below


For full directions please visit: Smells like Home


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