Cheese Pretzels Recipe

Step 1

Shape these nibblies into pretzels, or make sticks or rounds. You can make them up to three days ahead, then store in a cookie tin. Serve at toom temperature or reheat them in a 300 oven for 5 min. poppy or sesame seeds

Step 2

In bowl, cream butter until fluffy; beat in cheese and mustard. Combie flour, salt and cayenne; add to bowl and stir just until mixture holds together, being careful not to overmix. Form into disc and wrap in plastic wrap.

Step 3

Chill for 30 minutes Divide into 1 tbsp balls; roll each ball into 10 inch strip. Twist ends over each strip to form pretzel; place on baking sheet. Brush with egg white; prinkle with poppy seeds. Bake in 375 oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until pale golden color. Makes about 2 dozen.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2c Unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 1/2c Shredded aged cheddar cheese
  • 2tb Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/4c Flour
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Cayenne pepper
  • 1 Egg white

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