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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. 


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