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Jalapeño Cheddar Pretzels

Prep Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author chericeperkins


  • 1 1/2 cups Warm water 110-115 degrees
  • 2 1/4 tsp Yeast 1/4oz package
  • 2 tbsp Salted butter melted
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 4 cups Unbleached AP Flour
  • 2 cups Cheedar Cheese Shredded
  • 1/2 cup Jalapeños diced
  • 4 tbsp Butter melted
  • Jalapeño Slices for topping

Boiling Solution

  • 6 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Baking soda


Pretzel Dough

  • In a large mixing bowl add yeast and brown sugar.
  • Pour warm water into mixing bowl with yeast and sugar.
  • Allow yeast to bloom 5 minutes.
  • Stir in melted butter, and slowly add flour until dough ball starts to form.
  • Knead dough for 8 minutes, folding in cheddar and jalapeños.
  • When your dough is nicely kneaded, place in large greased bowl. Cover and set aside to rise for an hour or until doubled in size.
  • Remove dough from bowl and punch down. Divide dough into 12 sections, roll into pretzel shape. Set aside.

Boiling solution

  • Bring water and baking soda to a small boil.
  • Place pretzels in two at a time and boil for 45 seconds on each side. Remove and place in baking sheet.
  • Brush boiled pretzels with melted butter, and top with sliced jalapeños.
  • Bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve with your favorite dip.