Cinnamon & Sugar Pretzel Bites are an easy pretzel bite recipe that is perfect for snacking! Just like your favorite mall pretzels, covered in cinnamon & sugar, these have a cream cheese glaze that will knock your socks off.
A little bit ago I shared with you all my recipe for Soft Pretzel Bites – just in time for the big game. Ever since then I have been craving my favorite Cinnamon & Sugar Pretzel Bites.
Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Recipe
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It has been on my list of things to make & I just kept putting it off. I just kept bumping down on my list hoping the craving would go away – because they are ohhhhh so good. But the craving didn’t go away. In fact, I just started craving cinnamon like crazy.
So I knew I just had to bite the bullet & do it. You know what? I’m oh so happy I did because they were DELICIOUS!! I enjoyed every bite & so did the family. Now I can share them all with you!
Cinnamon & Sugar Pretzel Bites
Oh……..I also made a cream cheese dip to go with them.
Ooooey-gooey yumminess overload is what that is!!!
Incredible!!! I’m already craving them again!
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Cinnamon & Sugar Pretzel Bites
- 2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast
- 1¼ cups warm milk 110°-120°F
- 2 tablespoons corn syrup
- 3¼ cups all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ cup baking soda
- 1 stick butter
- 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 3 tsp cinnamon
Cream Cheese Dip
- 3 ounces softened cream cheese
- 2 tbsp butter - room temperature
- 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
- 2 tbsp milk more if you want a thinner consistency
- Preheat oven to 450°F.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper- set aside
- Add milk into mixer bowl
- Sprinkle yeast over top
- Add corn syrup and stir with a fork gently
- Allow yeast to bloom for 5-10 minutes
- Once it is nice and foamy, it is ready
- Fill large stock pot with water and bring to a boil over medium high heat
- Add flour and salt to mixer
- Knead with dough hook until the dough comes together in one ball
- Add more flour a tablespoon at a time as needed- Dough should be tacky- not sticky
- Place dough on counter top and form dough into a ball
- Using a pastry cutter or butter knife- cut this ball into 60-65 pieces
- The easiest way to do this is to quarter the ball of dough
- Roll each quarter into an 15-20” strand
- Cut that into equal pieces
- Carefully, add baking soda to boiling water just a little sprinkle at a time.
- CAUTION: IT WILL BOIL RAPIDLY.
- Place dough pieces into boiling water about 10-15 at a time
- Remove with a slotted spoon after 30 seconds
- Place on prepared baking sheet and repeat until all bites have been boiled
- Arrange all pretzel bites so they are not touching
- Bake for 7-9 minutes until the tops are browned
- In a small bowl melt butter for coating
- Combine cinnamon & sugar to another small bowl & keep near
- Remove bites from oven & immediately add several to melted butter to coat & then transfer to cinnamon/sugar mixture to coat
- Return to baking sheet while you work on repeating process with remaining bites
Cream cheese dip
- Combine all ingredients in mixer bowl & beat until smooth
- Enjoy immediately - unfortunately these don't keep well for an extended period of time
- Store any unused dip in refrigerator