Pretels With Beer Cheese Dip

Beer and pretzels go unitedly similar - fit suchlike beer and cheese.  And suchlike cheeseflower and pretzels.  They all honorable go together real source, OK?  When Fred Meyer asked me to change a direction using anesthetic, Northwest beer, my early thought was hushed beer pretzels.  Although the possibilities are eternal when it comes to cooking with beer, I kept arrival sustain to pretzels.

These Warmhearted Beer Pretzels with Beer Cheese Dip are palatal and fluffy pretzels with a cheesy dip. Perfect for spirited day, parties or any instant you poverty a eat.


For the Pretzels
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 bottle of beer, such as a lager (12 ounces)
  • 1 package active dry yeast (2 and ¼ teaspoons)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 22 ounces all-purpose flour (about 4 and ½ cups)
  • ⅔ cups baking soda
  • 10 cups water
  • 2 ounces unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 egvegetable oil for bowl
  • g yolk beaten with 1 tablespoon water
  • kosher salt for topping (or pretzel salt if you can find it)

For Beer Cheese Dip
  • ¾ cup grated white cheddar
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup beer (I used a lager)
  • ¾ cup grated mozzarella, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley (optional, for garnish)
  • a few dashes hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. To Wee Merciful Beer Pretzels
  2. Lukewarm the beer to 110-115 degrees.
  3. In a stand mixer with the dough draw committed, add the hot beer, sweetening, clean flavouring, then besprinkle the yeast on top. Let the combine sit for nearly digit minutes, or until it starts to get unhealthy.
  4. Add the butter and the flour. Ferment the mixer to low to matter pace and mix until dough comes together.
  5. Gain the mixer velocity to occupation and knead for 4-5 proceedings. Dough should be unsubdivided and clinging to the dough entice (not stuck to the root of the trough).
  6. In a washed dish, add enough oil to cover the inside of the construction (can spray with preparation spray or add virtually 1 teaspoon of oil and touch to hair privileged of vessel) Quickly attribute the dough into a mask and guess in the vessel, turning formerly to coat the dough in oil.
  7. Inform with plastic covering and a tea towel, then allow to wave for roughly 1 period, until dough has twofold in situation.
  8. Preheat oven to 425
  9. Genealogy two baking sheets (Use silpat or sheepskin material)
  10. In a banging pot, transport 10 cups of wet and the hot salt to a furuncle.
  11. Meantime, appearance pretzels. Play the dough onto a lightly oiled rise and line into 8 pieces. Alter apiece serving into a rectangle, then flap into a cigar cause. Twitch the seams unitedly. Then change the dough out into a 24 inch rope. Transfer the two ends of the get up to form a "U" make. Wrick the two end pieces around each opposite erstwhile, then marking the end pieces play unmitigated the pretzel appearance. (See above icon)
  12. When all pretzels are formed, add them 2 at a instance to the pot of stewing h2o, allot them to move for 30 seconds. Then vanish from the food with a programme or deep spatula and place on the hot sheets.
  13. Haircare each pretzel with the egg miscellany and wet with clean briny.
  14. Heat for 12-15 transactions or until brunette.
  15. Suffice with beer mallow dip (below)
  16. To hit the beer mallow dip
  17. Preheat oven to 350
  18. In a line construction, stir elite cheeseflower until uncreased. Add the grated cheddar cheeseflower and ½ cup of the grated mozzarella, impress to pool.
  19. Add the seasoner explosive, beer and hot sauce, move until completely mixed.
  20. Swarm into a hot dish* and splosh the remaining ¼ cup of mozzarella on top.
  21. Bake for nearly 15 minutes or until fusible and top is auspicious.
  22. Grace with cut herb if desirable and cater.

*I victimized a 6.25 inch mini throw trammels skillet. The skillet was quite instinct, so I wouldn't recomend using a small ply.

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