Sausage Pretzel Bites

Sausage Pretzel Bites

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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
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Servings
8-12

Ingredients

  • MEAT
  • 2 (10-14oz) packages Eckrich® Smoked Sausage, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • DAIRY
  • 12oz refrigerated pizza dough, from a can or bag
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • PANTRY
  • 1⁄4 cup baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons coarse salt
  • 3⁄4 cup whole grain mustard
  • 1⁄4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. HEAT oven to 425​°F​ . Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. ROLL pizza dough on lightly floured surface into 10x12-inch rectangle. Using a sharp knife,cut in half, making 2 10x6-inch rectangles. Cut each rectangle into 10 1x6-inch strips.
  3. WRAP strip of pizza dough around each piece of smoked sausage, pinching at seam tosecure.
  4. BOIL 4 quarts of water in a medium pot. Add baking soda, stirring to dissolve.
  5. PLACE sausage bites in boiling water, in two batches, cooking each batch for 2-3 minutes,or until puffed. Remove with slotted spoon and transfer to lined baking sheet.
  6. BRUSH each sausage bite with beaten egg and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  7. BAKE for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown
  8. COMBINE mustard, mayonnaise, and honey in a small bowl until smooth. Season to tastewith salt and pepper.