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Mozzarella Stuffed Pretzel Bites

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 16
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These pretzel bites made with biscuits are filled with a gooey cheese center. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 biscuits)
3
oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 16 small cubes
1/4
cup baking soda
3
to 4 teaspoons coarse sea salt
1/2
cup blackberry preserves or other fruit preserves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat 10 cups water to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, separate dough into 8 biscuits; cut each biscuit in half to make 16 pieces. Shape each biscuit half into a ball. Flatten balls slightly, and press a piece of cheese in center of each biscuit. Wrap around cheese to cover completely. Pinch seams to seal well. Gradually stir 1 tablespoon of the baking soda into boiling water (water will foam slightly). Add 4 biscuits at a time to water for 15 seconds. Using tongs or slotted spoon, turn biscuits over; simmer 15 seconds longer. Repeat with remaining biscuits, adding 1 tablespoon of the baking soda each time. Place biscuits 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with salt.
  • 4
    Bake 15 to 22 minutes or until deep golden brown. Serve immediately with blackberry preserves for dipping.

Expert Tips

Use pieces of string cheese in the centers instead of mozzarella cheese cubes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Pretzel Bite
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1700mg
71%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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