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vegan pretzel bites with spicy maple mustard dip

vegan pretzel bites with spicy maple mustard dip

here's a classic salty savory pretzel bite with a tangy dip that will be a hit at your next cocktail party! 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, cheese dip, pretzel, pretzel bites, spicy mustard
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 48 pieces
Author Lauren Toyota

Ingredients

pretzels

  • 1 pre-made ball of pizza dough
  • 5 C water
  • 2 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 to 2 tbsp coarse sea salt

spicy maple mustard dip

  • 2 tbsp grainy mustard
  • 1 tbsp prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp hot sauce

Instructions

  1. Boil the water with baking soda.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 450°F.

  3. Cut the dough in half and in half again to work with 4 smaller balls of dough.
  4. Roll them out with your hands on a lightly floured surface and form a 1" wide log shape.
  5. Then cut this into 1" pieces. Roll them slightly between your hands to form balls.
  6. Once the water is at a rolling boil place 10 to 12 balls in the water at a time. After 20 to 30 seconds they will float to the surface. Remove them with a slotted spoon and place onto a parchment lined baking sheet.

  7. Add sea salt to the top immediately and create a cross slit on the top of the pretzel with a sharp pairing knife.
  8. Do this with all the pretzel bites and then bake for 15 minutes until golden brown.

  9. Prepare the mustard dip by combining all the ingredients together in a small dish. This can be pre-made and refrigerated until you want to eat pretzels! 

  10. They're best eaten warm immediately out of the oven with the dip on the first day of baking.

Recipe Notes

You can find the recipe for homemade dough here that you can use instead of a store-bought pizza dough!