Cheese-Stuffed Pretzel Buns
12
servings
02 hrs 30 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

12 frozen dinner rolls

6 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Sharp Cheddar American Blend quartered

2 tablespoons baking soda

1 teaspoon sugar

6 cups water

1 , large Land O Lakes® Egg slightly beaten

Coarse sea salt

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Spray baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Place rolls onto sheet; cover lightly with plastic food wrap. Let rise at room temperature 1 1/2-2 hours or until completely thawed and rolls feel soft.

  2. STEP 2

    Stack 2 quarters cheese; fold in half. Fold in half again, forming small cube. Press cheese into center of roll; seal dough around cheese, pinching edges tightly. Repeat with remaining cheese and rolls. Place onto baking sheet; let rest 15 minutes.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 425°F. Line another baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Place water into large saucepan; bring to boil over high heat. Carefully add baking soda and sugar. (Water will bubble up, then return to a gentle boil.) Drop 4 rolls into gently boiling water; cook, turning once, about 30 seconds per side or until surface of dough has lightly bubbled appearance. Remove with slotted spoon; place onto parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining rolls.

  5. STEP 5

    Brush each roll with beaten egg; sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 3 minutes. Serve warm.

Tip #1

- To make ahead and freeze, prepare according to directions. Allow to cool completely 1-2 hours. Store in resealable plastic food bag in freezer.

Tip #2

- To reheat, place onto parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake at 425ºF, 15 minutes or until deep golden brown and cheese is melted in center. Cool 3 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition

130Calories
5Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
920Sodium (mg)
14Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
5Protein (g)

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  January 17, 2017

These are easy and so good! My kids and husband eat them faster than I can make them! (I just use American cheese to stuff them).

— says Sarah
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  May 31, 2014

I've made these twice so far and they disappear in a hurry. My husband requested me to make them for his poker guys when they play at our place. I used Colby jack cheese the second time, but I feel they were more flavorful with the cheddar

— says Deb
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