Pretzel Bread

Shape pretzel bread into baguettes, breadsticks, or sandwich loaves. With this recipe collection of all the best pretzel bread variations, you'll discover new directions in dough.

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Soft 'n' Chewy Pretzel Sticks

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These soft, chewy breadsticks make great dippers on an appetizer or snack tray.

Soft Pretzels

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Classic soft pretzels make entertaining easy. Store them in the freezer for up to three months for make-ahead party food.

Two-Way Twists

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Fast, flavorful, and fun describes this pretzel snack to serve sweetened or plain, with cheese or mustard. Working with refrigerated break sticks makes the shaping easy enough for kids to help.

Pretzel Bread Houses

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Kids will love this fun pretzel snack that's shaped like a house and served with dipping sauce.

Brew Pub Pretzels

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Making the dough for these twisted bread dough snacks is easy and enjoyable--with the help of a bread machine.

Honey-Mustard Pretzel Snacks

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Pack these crunchy snacks into school lunches or to take along on hiking or biking outings.

Soft Whole Wheat Pretzels

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Use a bread machine to make the dough for these chewy treats. Timing counts: Be prepared, and control the rise by whisking the pretzels from shaping to first baking to boiling water to final baking.

Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels

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Soft Baked Pretzels

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Soft pretzels are a favorite snack around the world, from Germany's Oktoberfest to America's baseball games and street vendors. This doughy, salty classic has less than 200 calories per serving.

Pretzel Recipes -- In Honor of the World's Best Snack

Consider the common pretzel -- the ultimate finger food, the perfect party appetizer. Born in southern Germany, where it what first baked by monks in the shape of folded hands in prayer, the pretzel came to America with immigrants, many of whom settled in Pennsylvania, where pretzel-making is still a big business -- as in "pass the Utz" or "don't hog the Snyder's of Hanover." Then came the Super Bowl and the Midnight Snack, followed closely by the "Honey, grab us some beers and a bag of pretzels," at which point the pretzel's status as one of America's favorite quick and easy snacks was secure.

Could Wendy's New Pretzel Burger Be the Next Doritos Locos Taco?

No doubt execs at America's fast-food chains have been green with envy over the runaway success of Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos (with more than 350 million served, a feat the taco chain credits for creating 15,000 jobs). But if only there were another way to merge an addictively popular snack with a traditional fast-food menu item? Hmmm ...

Smashing Pumpkins

Everyone knows that pumpkins are harbinger of fall...but cheese sandwiches? Not so much. But when my 7 year old accidentally smashed a pumpkin in the house (on the living room carpet, of course), the incident inspired me to give our family's afternoon snack -- cheese sandwiches -- a fall makeover.

Baseball Stadium Food Hits and Errors

Pardon the pun, but baseball season is now in full swing and while some sports fans can't wait to get to the stadium to hear the crack of the bat, I buy my tickets as an excuse to fill up on hot dogs, frosty malts, and ice cold beer at the concession stand. But this year, while my fellow fans are studying box scores, I'm poring over food blog The Daily Meal's recent list of the craziest stadium food. Making the list are a number of dishes that take usual ballpark fare to a disgusting level of excess, such ast the Meat Lover's Hot Dog at the Cincinnati Red's Great American Ballpark, pictured above.

Top 10 Strawberry Dessert Recipes to Try Now

Strawberries are ripe and delicious straight from the box during summer but are made even more sweet in these 10 tasty dessert recipes.

6 Sweet Pumpkin Cupcakes: Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

Poor Linus. Every Halloween, my favorite Peanuts character waited fruitlessly in a lonely pumpkin patch for the arrival of the Great Pumpkin. If only he knew that he need but go to the nearest bakery, grocery store or coffee shop, he could get his fill of pumpkins all October long.

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