How to Make Soft Pretzels & Pretzel Bites [Video]

Mall pretzels are pretty good, but warm, chewy, soft pretzels fresh out of the oven are so much better. Why shell out big bucks at the mall or ballpark with no guarantee of freshness (how long has it been hanging under the heat lamp?), when you can easily make a whole batch at home for a fraction of the cost and have some fun with your family. Plus, warm pretzels are the kind of snack that transcends seasons—they taste just as great on a hot summer night as they do at a dead-of-winter hockey game.

Pretzel Making Kit

Once you see how easy it is, you’ll never buy mall pretzels again!

Pretzel Appetizer and Snack Ideas

Soft pretzels can be twisted into a traditional shape or cut into bite-sized pieces. For a super easy, delicious, grab-and-go appetizer pretzel bites are the way to go. Serve plain or stuffed with cheese, along with a variety of dipping sauces for a fun and delicious snack perfect for after-school, movie nights, party appetizers, game days, or "just because." To reheat, just pop in the microwave for a few seconds, tear a piece off, dunk in your favorite dipping sauce, and enjoy!

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5 Responses to How to Make Soft Pretzels & Pretzel Bites [Video]

  1. Wendy Brown September 24, 2019 at 10:00 pm #

    My granddaughter and I made these pretzels this past weekend for a family BBQ. They were a hit!! We made 2 packages of the pretzel mix and added Himalayan Sea salt to 8 of them and Cinnamon & Sugar to the other 8! So easy and fun to make! And delicious!!

  2. Tammy Swaidner October 3, 2019 at 3:57 pm #

    Where is the recipe for the dough?

  3. Connie Buescher October 12, 2019 at 12:19 am #

    Pampered Chef has a Pretzel mix which makes it super easy!

  4. Beth Vencl October 14, 2019 at 9:29 am #

    I can’t seem to pull up the recipe

    • Tracy McCoy October 17, 2019 at 7:55 am #

      It’s a mix that they sell

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