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Cheesy Pretzels
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 16

Squirt 'em with mustard or extra cheese, or eat these easy-to-make treats plain! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2/3
cup milk
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1
egg
Coarse salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Grease cookie sheet. Mix all ingredients except egg and coarse salt in medium bowl with fork until soft dough forms. Smooth dough gently into ball on floured board. Knead 10 times. Divide dough in half.
  • 2
    Roll half of dough into 12x8-inch rectangle. Cut rectangle lengthwise into eight 1-inch strips. Fold each strip lengthwise in half into 12x1/2-inch strip; pinch edges to seal. Twist each strip into pretzel shape. Place seam down on cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Beat egg in small bowl with fork until blended. Brush pretzels with egg. Sprinkle lightly with coarse salt.
  • 4
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Repeat with remaining half of dough.

Expert Tips

  • Make your child’s day by shaping this pretzel dough into the letters of his or her name.
  • Make Peanutty Pretzels: Omit cheese. Use 2 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter instead of the butter, and use 2 tablespoons chopped salted peanuts instead of the coarse salt.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
20 mg
Sodium
1280 mg
Potassium
35 mg
Total Carbohydrate
10 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
3 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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