Easy No Yeast Soft Cheddar Pretzels

Cheesy soft pretzel
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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 16 pretzels (16 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
85 Calories
5g Fat
6g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 16 pretzels (16 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 434mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Protein 4g
Calcium 110mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These soft pretzels make a great snack for any occasion. For big mall-style yeast pretzels, take a look at these delicious soft pretzels. Not only are they tasty but they require no yeast to make, which means they're easy and quick!


  • 1 1/2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 cup/2 ounces cheese (shredded mild cheddar)
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 medium egg (beaten)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt (coarse)

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.

  2. Add cheese and milk, stirring until dry ingredients are just moistened.

  3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead about 12 times.

  4. Divide dough in half and roll each half into a 12x8-inch rectangle.

  5. Cut dough lengthwise into eight 1-inch strips.

  6. Twist each into a pretzel shape; brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with coarse salt.

  7. Place on lightly greased baking sheets and bake at 400 F for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

  8. Cool for a few minutes on wire racks; serve pretzels warm.