Jalapeño and Cheese-Filled Pretzels

Add these tasty jalapeño and cheese-filled pretzels that are made using Pillsbury® pizza crust to your bread basket.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

Filling

1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
tablespoon finely chopped pickled jalapeño chiles (from 12-oz jar)

Pretzels

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
2
cups water
1/4
cup baking soda
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
Coarse (kosher or sea) salt
Salsa, as desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In small bowl, mix Filling ingredients; set aside. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Unroll dough onto lightly floured surface; roll into 14x12-inch rectangle. Using pizza cutter, cut dough lengthwise into 4 strips.
  • 2 Spoon about 1/4 cup of the filling onto long edge of each dough strip. Stretch dough over filling; brush edges with water, and pinch to seal. Pick up ends of filled dough, and stretch to make 24-inch rope.
  • 3 To make pretzel shape, form each rope into U shape. Twist ends twice. Press down where dough overlaps in an "X" to hold shape. Pick up ends and fold over so they rest over bottom of U shape.
  • 4 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave 2 cups water uncovered on High about 2 minutes or until hot. Add baking soda; stir until dissolved. Dip each pretzel, 1 at a time, into water mixture. Immediately remove from water with large pancake turner; let stand about 5 minutes. In small bowl, beat egg and 1 tablespoon water with whisk; brush pretzels with egg mixture.
  • 5 Place pretzels on cookie sheet; sprinkle with salt. Bake 11 to 15 minutes or until tops of pretzels are dark golden brown. Serve with salsa.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Pretzel
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
3400mg
3400%;
Total Carbohydrate
49g
49%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.