Ben's Soft Pretzels Pretzel Dog

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turkey and cheese pretzel pocket

What You'll Need

  • 1 Ben's Soft Pretzels Baking Kit (follow dough preparation instructions that are on the back of the Baking Kit. Allow dough to rise)

  • Sliced turkey breast 

  • Swiss Cheese

  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted

  • Mustard (any variety) as a dipping sauce (optional)

  • Pizza cutter

  • Rolling pin

  • Non-stick cooking spray 

  • Bowl of warm water

  • Baking pan (with parchment paper recommended)

 

After preparing dough and baking soda water as per the instructions on the back of the Ben's Pretzels Baking Kit, let dough rise 25-30 min. 

  • Using the pizza cutters, cut a chunk of dough large enough to make your Turkey and Swiss Pretzel Pocket from. 

  • Spray table with non-stick cooking spray and place your dough ball on top of sprayed area

  • Roll dough flat with rolling pin.

  • Add 6 slices of turkey to rolled out dough, add 4 half slices of Swiss cheese.

  • Fold half of the rolled dough over top of Turkey and Swiss cheese slices.

  • Cut the excess off and finish the fold to complete a wrapped pocket. 

  • Dip completed pocket into baking soda mixture (make baking soda mixture as per Baking Kit instructions.

  • Let the excess water drip off from the pocket.

  • Place pocket on baking pan seam side down.

  • Cut 3 slices into the top of the pocket, top with pretzel salt.

  • Bake for 10-12 minutes in 500° oven. Rotate the baking pan 180 degrees every 2-3 minutes. 

  • Remove from oven and brush on melted butter.

  • Serving with your favorite mustard dipping sauce!

meatball pretzel pocket

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What You'll Need

  • 1 Ben's Soft Pretzels Baking Kit (follow dough preparation instructions that are on the back of the Baking Kit. Allow dough to rise)

  • Pre-Cooked Meatballs 

  • Provolone Cheese

  • Marinara

  • Garlic Powder

  • Oregano

  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted

  • Pizza cutter

  • Rolling pin

  • Non-stick cooking spray 

  • Bowl of warm water

  • Your favorite dipping sauce (Try Marinara, Cream Cheese, or Ranch!)

  • Baking pan (with parchment paper recommended)

 

After preparing dough and baking soda water as per the instructions on the back of the Ben's Pretzels Baking Kit, let dough rise 25-30 min. 

  • Using the pizza cutters, cut a chunk of dough large enough to make your Pretzel Pocket from. 

  • Spray table with non-stick cooking spray and place your dough ball on top of sprayed area

  • Roll dough flat with rolling pin.

  • Add 2 slices of Provolone Cheese. 

  • Add approx 2 oz of Marinara on top of Provolone Cheese. 

  • Add 5 meatballs cut in half on top of the Marinara and Provolone Cheese. 

  • Add 1 Tsp of Garlic Powder on top of Meatballs. 

  • Fold half of the rolled dough over top of the pocket ingredients. 

  • Cut the excess off and finish the fold to complete a wrapped pocket. 

  • Dip completed pocket into baking soda mixture (make baking soda mixture as per Baking Kit instructions.

  • Let the excess water drip off from the pocket.

  • Place pocket on baking pan seam side down.

  • Cut 3 slices into the top of the pocket, sprinkle Oregano on top. 

  • Bake for 10-12 minutes in 500° oven. Rotate the baking pan 180 degrees every 2-3 minutes. 

  • Remove from oven and brush on melted butter.

  • Serving with your favorite dipping sauce!

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pretzel dog

What You'll Need

  • 1 Ben's Soft Pretzels Baking Kit (follow dough preparation instructions that are on the back of the Baking Kit. Allow dough to rise)

  • All-Beef Jumbo Frank

  • Swiss Cheese

  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted

  • Pizza cutter

  • Rolling pin

  • Non-stick cooking spray 

  • Bowl of warm water

  • Your favorite dipping sauce (Try Nacho Cheese, Spicy Mustard, or Sweet Mustard)

  • Baking pan (with parchment paper recommended)

 

After preparing dough and baking soda water as per the instructions on the back of the Ben's Pretzels Baking Kit, let dough rise 25-30 min. 

  • Using the pizza cutters, cut a chunk of dough large enough to make your Pretzel Dog. 

  • Spray table with non-stick cooking spray and place your dough ball on top of sprayed area

  • Roll dough flat with rolling pin.

  • Place 1 Jumbo Beef Frank and 1 slice of Swiss Cheese together.

  • Wrap dough around the Jumbo Beef Frank and Swiss Cheese. Allow the Frank to stick out the ends. 

  • Dip completed pocket into baking soda mixture (make baking soda mixture as per Baking Kit instructions.

  • Let the excess water drip off .

  • Place Pretzel Dog on baking pan seam side down.

  • Bake for 6-8 minutes in 500° oven. Rotate the baking pan 180 degrees every 2-3 minutes. 

    • ​Pretzel Dog mush reach an internal temp of 165°

  • Remove from oven and brush on melted butter.

  • Serving with your favorite dipping sauce!

What You'll Need

  • 1 Ben's Soft Pretzels Baking Kit (follow dough preparation instructions that are on the back of the Baking Kit. Allow dough to rise)

  • All-Beef Jumbo Frank

  • Swiss Cheese

  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted

  • Pizza cutter

  • Rolling pin

  • Non-stick cooking spray 

  • Bowl of warm water

  • Your favorite dipping sauce (Try Nacho Cheese, Spicy Mustard, or Sweet Mustard)

  • Baking pan (with parchment paper recommended)

 

After preparing dough and baking soda water as per the instructions on the back of the Ben's Pretzels Baking Kit, let dough rise 25-30 min. 

  • Using the pizza cutters, cut a chunk of dough large enough to make your Pretzel Dog. 

  • Spray table with non-stick cooking spray and place your dough ball on top of sprayed area

  • Roll dough flat with rolling pin.

  • Place 1 Jumbo Beef Frank and 1 slice of Swiss Cheese together.

  • Wrap dough around the Jumbo Beef Frank and Swiss Cheese. Allow the Frank to stick out the ends. 

  • Dip completed pocket into baking soda mixture (make baking soda mixture as per Baking Kit instructions.

  • Let the excess water drip off .

  • Place Pretzel Dog on baking pan seam side down.

  • Bake for 6-8 minutes in 500° oven. Rotate the baking pan 180 degrees every 2-3 minutes. 

    • ​Pretzel Dog mush reach an internal temp of 165°

  • Remove from oven and brush on melted butter.

  • Serving with your favorite dipping sauce!

Big Ben's monkey bread

What You'll Need

  • 1 Ben's Soft Pretzels Baking Kit (follow dough preparation instructions that are on the back of the Baking Kit. Allow dough to rise)

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • bundt pan

 

After preparing dough and baking soda water as per the instructions on the back of the Ben's Pretzels Baking Kit, let dough rise 25-30 min. 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  • Make a 2" x 12" cut of dough

  • Roll dough out to 48” rope

  • Cut bite size dough pieces  out of rope 

  • Add the sugar, cinnamon and pretzel bites to a ziplock bag and shake well.

  • Add the pieces to a bundt pan, then pour the  sugar over the top.

  • Add the butter and brown sugar to a medium saucepan on medium heat and bring to a boil for one minute before pouring onto the bundt pan.

  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, remove from oven, let cool for 10-15 minutes then place a plate over the bottom of the bundt pan and flip over to remove.

  • Enjoy!

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