Jalapeno Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Rolls
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Serves: 18 pretzel rolls
 
Pretzel Rolls are golden brown and crunchy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside and bursting with jalapenos and cheddar cheese.
Ingredients
For the Pretzel Rolls:
  • 1 c. lowfat milk
  • 2 T. unsalted butter
  • 2 T. brown sugar
  • 1 packet of rapid rise yeast
  • 1 T. kosher salt
  • 3-4 c. all purposed flour
  • 1 c. baking soda
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Sea Salt
For the filling:
  • 3 T. jalapenos, chopped
  • ¼ c. cheddar cheese, shredded
Instructions
  1. Place the milk and butter in a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 1 minute or until just warm.
  2. Pour the milk mixture into a large bowl along with the brown sugar and yeast. Mix well.
  3. Add in the salt and 3 cups of flour and mix well. Turn the dough onto a flour dusted surface and knead for 5-7 minutes, working in an addition ¼ cup-1 cup of flour.
  4. Spray a large bowl with cooking spray. Place the dough in the bowl and turn once, coating with oil. Cover with a dish towel and allow to rise for 1½ hours or until doubled.
  5. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray two baking sheets with cooking spray.
  6. Turn the dough onto a cutting board and cut into 18 equal pieces. Gently press each piece flat.
  7. Place a few jalapenos and a sprinkle of cheese in the middle of each dough. Pinch the edges together and pull into a ball shape.
  8. In a large pot bring water and baking soda to a boil. Add the dough balls 5 at a time, boiling for 1 minute.
  9. Remove from the pot and place on prepared baking sheets.
  10. Carefully slice a small x shape on top of each roll, making sure not to cut to deep.
  11. In a small bowl beat the egg along with 1 tablespoon of water. Brush the tops of each with the egg wash and sprinkle with sea salt.
  12. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the rolls are golden brown. Remove from oven and serve warm.
Notes
Pretzel Rolls adapted from Erica's Recipes. The filling is my own creation.
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/2015/05/jalapeno-cheddar-stuffed-pretzel-rolls.html