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Pretzel Bites
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Homemade Pretzel Bites for the Bread Machine

Pretzel Bites just like from the mall! Made your own at home using the bread machine.
Author Dine & Dish


  • 1 1/8 cups water 70 to 80 degrees F
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • coarse salt
  • melted butter – not in the original recipe but a must for mall food pretzel like experience


  1. In bread machine pan, place the first four ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons water or flour if needed).
  2. When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Divide dough into eight balls. Roll each into a 20-in. rope and cut into 1-2 inch bites. In a saucepan, bring water and baking soda to a boil. Drop pretzel bites into boiling water, two at a time; boil for 10-15 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
  3. Place pretzel bites on greased baking sheets. Bake at 425 degrees F for 8 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with salt.