Week 9 – Pretzels with Beer Cheese

NFL 2019/2020 Season

Week Nine 

Homemade Pretzels & Beer Cheese 

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Hey Gang! Happy Sunday!

This is gonna be a quick post today – because it is GAME day and I want to be in front of the TV 🙂  This week we are having a quick and easy DELICIOUS game day snack… Pretzels n Beer Cheese… and this shit (pardon my french) is SO GOOD!!!

Here are the Roster details for this weeks Line up!

Pretzel Ingredients:IMG_2242

  • 4 cups of water
  • ¼ cup baking soda
  • 2 cans of biscuits
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Coarse salt
  • Sesame seeds (optional)

Beer Cheese Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp AP Flour
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ cup onions diced small
  • 1 tsp grainy mustard
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp coarse salt
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • ½ cup Lager beer (you can use ANY nonfruity beer it will just deepen the flavour the darker you go)
  • 2 cups old cheddar shredded
  • 1 cup mild cheddar shredded

Pretzel Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with PAM
  2. Cut biscuits into quarters and roll into balls – mark with an X with a knife
  3. Boil water add baking soda and reduce to simmer
  4. Drop dough balls into simmered water for 30 seconds (will float to the top)
  5. Place the dough balls onto the baking sheet (make sure they don’t touch)
  6. Mix your egg and wash the top of the dough balls
  7. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and Salt
  8. Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes until golden brown

Beer Cheese Instructions:

  1. In a pot on medium-high heat cook down the garlic and onions with the butter until transparent
  2. Add in mustard, mustard powder, black pepper, W sauce, cayenne pepper, and salt – stir well
  3. Add in flour to make a rue
  4. Add in whipping cream stir well
  5. Add beer and cheeses – turn off the heat and let the cheese melt in
  6. Serve 😊

Serves 10-12 people

Printable Recipe Below

Week 9 – November 3

Now – we only made 1 can of pretzels because I will make the second batch for the 2:30 o’clock game and just reheat the beer cheese 🙂 …and… this beer cheese can be used (if you have any leftover) for Burgers this week, or MAC n Cheese with bacon, or on Cheeseburger nachos. 😉

Enjoy!

-Brittany

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