Bar Snacks for Baseball Season

The way to make pretzel bites soft and chewy is by a two-stage cooking method. First you boil the little cylinders of dough in water contained dissolved baking soda. Then you brush them with an egg wash and bake them. These are pretty easy to make and to eat, which is necessary when your goal is to keep your eye on the ball. You simply grab each pretzel bite and dip it in a mustard sauce, either honey mustard or a grainy Dijon variety.

Chewy-soft, gorgeously browned, and topped with crunchy salt, these pretzel bites are the perfect coffee-table nibble for watching the game or as the opening salvo in an Oktoberfest party. You begin by making a straightforward yeast dough and letting it rise.... Read More