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Twisted Pretzel Bites Recipe

I am loving our Twisted Pretzel Bites. They only take a few minutes to throw together, and have the most amazing flavor.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pretzel bites, pretzels, Soft pretzels, Twisted Pretzel Bites
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 292kcal


  • non stick cooking spray
  • flour (enough to lightly flour surface)
  • 1 (13.8 ounce) can refrigerated pizza crust
  • 5 cups water
  • cup baking soda
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt
  • 1 (10 ounce) jar queso dip heated


  • Heat oven to 450 degrees. 
  • Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. 
  • Unroll dough on a lightly floured surface. 
  • Cut the dough into 3 x 1/2 inch strips.  Using your hands, roll each strip into a rope about 5 inches long. 
  • Tie each strip into a knot and place on the baking sheet.
  • In a large sauce pan, heat 5 cups of water and the baking soda until it boils. 
  • Drop dough knots, 6 at a time, into the boiling water. 
  • Let the knots cook for about 30 seconds or until dough looks slightly puffy and dimpled. 
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove knots from the water and place on the cookie sheet about 1/2 inch apart. 
  • Brush knots with egg and sprinkle on salt.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until well browned. 
  • Serve pretzel bites with warm queso dip or any dip you prefer.


Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 3837mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 346IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 2mg