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Garlic Cheese-Stuffed Pretzel Bombs

Garlic Cheese-Stuffed Pretzel Bread Bombs are fun bits of homemade pretzel bread dough stuffed with gooey garlic cheese.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 41 mins
Course Appetizer, Bread, Snack
Cuisine bread, entertaining, party food
Servings 32 bites


  • 1 recipe Pretzel Bread Dough
  • all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • garlic and herb cheese see Notes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 c baking soda
  • course sea salt


  • Once dough has risen, heat the oven to 400F. Half fill a large pot with water and add the baking soda. Bring to a boil.
  • Turn the risen dough onto a lightly floured board and cut into 32 pieces. Put a cube of cheese on each, and form the dough around the cheese pressing the seams very well to seal the cheese in completely.
  • Working in batches, boil the dough balls in the poaching liquid 1 minute. Remove from the water to a greased baking sheet (make sure it’s greased or the bread will stick when it cooks). Slice a small, shallow “X” on the top of each roll with a sharp knife (be careful to not cut through to the cheese!). Add a little water to the egg to make an egg wash (~2 t). Brush dough balls with the egg wash. Sprinkle tops with sea salt. Bake 15-20 minutes at 400 or until well browned. Yields 32 bites.


When these cook, cheese will leak out. This is normal and is caused by steam from the cheese. No worries - just scoop it up and go with it! It's all good.
Also, I have made this with a garlic and herbed cheddar and a garlic and pesto Monterey Jack. The jack worked better since it melts more nicely anyway.

Calorie count is purely an estimate calculated using an online application to serve as a guide and not to be taken as accurate nutritional information. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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