Go Back
Share:

Snack Time Success: 6 Easy After-School Recipes with Soft Pretzels

September 07, 2023
2 minutes read
By Eastern Standard Provisions
Snack Time Success: 6 Easy After-School Recipes with Soft Pretzels

With the back-to-school season upon us, quick and easy snacking is the name of the game! 

Our soft pretzels are a snack you can trust. Handcrafted with a light and airy interior and soft brioche pretzel crust, our unique artisanal soft pretzels are ideal for snacking without ruining their appetites for dinner. Satisfied, but not stuffed. Kids love them straight out of the oven. Or, try these quick and easy recipes.

  1. Butter & Jam Bites: These sweet and savory flavor-filled bites are the perfect blend of nutty and fruity.
  1. To Assemble: Just heat, layer, and enjoy! 
    1. Pizza Poppers: Every day is Pizza Day with these low-prep, guilt-free snack time favorites. 
      1. One-Timer Soft Pretzel Bites
      2. Marinara sauce
      3. Shredded cheese (we used mozzarella) 
      4. Mini pepperonis (if desired) 
    2. To assemble: Just layer, heat, and enjoy!

    1. Hummus Snack Plate: Sneak in fresh veggies with our brioche-style soft pretzels in this savory snack board. Also great for school lunches!
      1. Turnbuckle Soft Pretzel Sticks
      2. Hummus of choice 
      3. Assorted veggies of choice (we used cucumbers, peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, and radishes) 
    2. To assemble: Heat the pretzels and slice the veggies to the desired size. Assemble a plate with veggies, hummus, and pretzels, and enjoy!

    1. Mini Grilled Cheese Bites: This after-school classic is instantly elevated by our handcrafted recipe — cheese lovers unite!
      1. One-Timer Soft Pretzel Bites, sliced  
      2. Sliced cheese of choice (we used American) 
    2. To assemble: Layer sliced pretzel bites with sliced cheese squares. Heat, then enjoy! 

    1. Pretzel “Chips” & Yogurt Dip: This crunchy and creamy snack combo will become your kids' new favorite. Seriously delicious, seriously simple…
      1. Turnbuckle Soft Pretzel Sticks, sliced thin 
      2. Greek yogurt, 1 cup 
      3. Ranch seasoning, 1 tsp 
    2. To assemble: Heat the sliced pretzel “chips” until crispy (about 3-5 mins). Mix the ranch seasoning and the yogurt until smooth, and enjoy!

    1. Mini Hot Dog Bites: Flavor-filled and ready in minutes, this kid-favorite does not disappoint. 
      1. One-Timer Soft Pretzel Bites
      2. Miniature hot dogs or regular hot dogs, sliced into pieces 
      3. Condiments of choice 
    2. To assemble: Heat the pretzel bites, and grill the hot dogs until heated through. Slice each bite in half, place a mini hot dog inside, and top with condiments. Enjoy!

    Going gluten-free? No problem! Try all of these recipes with our Gluten-Free One-Timer Soft Pretzel Bites, exclusively at Whole Foods Market. 

     

    Find Your Store

     

    Related Articles

    Pretzel Honey BBQ Chicken Sandwich Recipes

    February 20, 2024

    Pretzel Honey BBQ Chicken Sandwich

    Ingredients:  1 Bag Turnbuckle Soft Pretzel Sticks 1 Lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 Tsp salt and black pepper 1/2 Tsp paprika and garlic Powder Olive oil, as needed 4 Slices provolone cheese 2 Large red onions Hot honey, for drizzling on chicken 4 Peaches, thinly sliced 1 Package arugula Directions: One at a time, lay the chicken breast inside a freezer bag. Use a meat mallet or rolling pin to gently pound the chicken to a 1/2-inch thickness. Use a sharp knife to cut the chicken into 4 equal pieces. Combine the salt, paprika, garlic powder, and black pepper in the same freezer bag. Add 1 tbsp olive oil to the same bag. Mix around and let marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Lightly oil grate. Place the chicken on the grill and cook, covered, for 3 to 5 minutes per side. Cooking time will vary depending on your grill and how thick your chicken breasts are. Add a slice of cheese to the top of each chicken breast and cook for about 1 minute or until the cheese is melted. The chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Transfer the chicken to a platter and cover with foil. Let rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cut the onion into wedges, leaving the root partially intact so the layers stay together on the grill. Brush with olive oil and season with a little salt and pepper. Place the onion pieces on the grill and cook until tender, turning once. This will take about 8 to 10 minutes. Cut the pretzel sticks in half, lengthwise. To toast the pretzel sticks, place cut side down on grill during the last minute or two of cooking time. To assemble the sandwiches, top half of the sliced pretzel sticks with a piece of grilled chicken and drizzle generously with hot honey. Top with grilled onions, peach slices, and arugula. Top with the other half of the pretzel sticks as the bun and serve. Enjoy!
    Gluten-Free Soft Pretzel Caprese Skewers Recipes

    February 20, 2024

    Gluten-Free Soft Pretzel Caprese Skewers

    Ingredients:  1 Box Gluten-Free One-Timer Pretzel Bites Grape tomatoes, sliced Cashew Milk Mozzarella Cheese or Mozzarella cheese pearls Basil leaves Balsamic vinegar Directions:  Prepare Gluten-Free One-Timer Soft Pretzel Bites according to package instructions. Slice pretzels diagonally in half.  Assemble skewers with halved pretzel bites, tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil leaves. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar.  Enjoy!  
    Antipasto One-Timer Skewers Recipes

    February 20, 2024

    Antipasto One-Timer Skewers

    Ingredients 1 Bag One-Timer Soft Pretzel Bites 2 Teaspoons butter, melted 1 Package Three Cheese Salt  1 Container of mini mozzarella cheese balls 1 Jar green olives 1 Package of sliced salami 1 Package fresh basil 1 Jar roasted red peppers 1 Jar artichoke hearts  Bamboo skewers Directions If One-Timers are frozen, preheat oven to 400 degrees. If thawed, preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place 10 One-Timers on a baking sheet, brush with melted butter, and sprinkle with Three Cheese Pretzel Salt. If frozen, bake for 4 to 6 minutes. If thawed, bake for 3 to 4 minutes. Cut each One-Timer into 3 slices. Take a skewer and start with the bottom slice of one bite. Next, layer 3-4 antipasto ingredients (order doesn't matter). Slide on middle slice of the bite. Layer another 3-4 ingredients. Finish with the top slice on the bite. Repeat for all skewers. Enjoy!
    Strawberry Pretzel Cheesecake Parfait Recipes

    February 20, 2024

    Strawberry Pretzel Cheesecake Parfait

    A refreshing take on a spring and summer favorite parfait.  These strawberry Pretzel Cheesecake parfaits are quick and easy to put together and sure to be a hit at your next gathering! 

    Sorry, an error occurred

    Added to your cart!