Shamrock Soft Pretzels

Put a St. Patty's day twist on homemade soft pretzels by shaping them into shamrocks. Green mustard as a dip adds an extra-festive touch.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated original breadsticks
1
egg white, slightly beaten
2
tablespoons Italian seasoning
2
tablespoons coarse sea salt
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup yellow mustard
4
drops blue food color
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper, or lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 Unroll dough on work surface; separate into 12 breadsticks. Roll and stretch each breadstick into 12-inch rope. Reserve 2 ropes for making shamrock stems. Pinch ends of 1 remaining rope together in center of rope to form 2 circles; repeat with remaining 9 ropes. Pinch 2 formed ropes together to make shamrock shape. Repeat to make total of 5 shamrocks.
  • 3 Cut reserved ropes into 5 total pieces, stretching as necessary to make all equal in size. Press 1 piece in base of each shamrock-shaped pretzel to make stem of shamrock. Place on cookie sheet. Brush with egg white. Top with Italian seasoning, salt and cheese.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mustard and food color. Serve as dip with pretzels.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    3460mg
    3460%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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