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Beer Cheese Pretzel and Dip

Rated as 4.37 out of 5 Stars
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"My best friend shared this recipe with me, and we are SO SICK of making it -- but it's always requested at our parties! We have made the pretzel in various shapes, depending on the occasion (e.g., hearts, sorority letters, etc.). The pretzel may be partially baked ahead of time and frozen. The dip may also be prepared in advance."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 195
Original recipe yields 20 servings (1 pretzel and dip)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the hot bread roll mix with yeast and Cheddar cheese.
  3. In a microwave or small saucepan, heat the beer to almost boiling. Stir beer and egg into the flour mixture and knead 5 minutes. Allow the dough to rest 5 minutes, then roll into desired shape. Sprinkle with kosher salt.
  4. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.
  5. In a food processor, blend the cream cheese, processed cheese, garlic powder and room temperature beer. Refrigerate until serving with the baked dough.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 195 calories; 9.6 18 7 37 942 Full nutrition

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Okay, I only used the beer cheese portion of this recipe and made it with "Buttery Soft Pretzels" also from this site. The cheese part is AWESOME!! LOVED IT! I think it could make any pretzel ta...

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Didn't really care for dip

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Okay, I only used the beer cheese portion of this recipe and made it with "Buttery Soft Pretzels" also from this site. The cheese part is AWESOME!! LOVED IT! I think it could make any pretzel ta...

This recipe is great. I've taken it to family functions and parties with friends several times. It's always been a real hit. Instead of mixing the cheese dip in a food processor, I cook it al...

The guests at our party really liked these - we did them in the shape of the first letter of the two guests of honor. I thought that the cheese sauce that went along with the pretzels was EXCELL...

Ended up with a fun appetizer, but wasn't sure how thick the "roll" was supposed to be to form this pretzel. Agree that the dip is great and is good with other dippers too. Anxious to experime...

This is a great recipe . . . easy to make and very good.

I took this to a party and got rave reviews. I used someone's suggestion of melting the cheese sauce in a mini crock pot rather than using a food processor - worked good. I also shaped the doug...

I absolutely love this recipe! I have given the recipe out so many times. It is definitely a winner!

The bread was so good. Everyone loved it. It was fairly simple to make. The dip was good and I think would be great with other dippers beside the bread. It had just the right flavor and was d...

Whereever I take this it is so popular. I have made it 5 times since October. And I keep getting requests for the recipe. The best part is you can really get creative with the shapes of the p...