Frank's Kraut Reuben Pretzel Bites Recipe

Frank's Kraut Reuben Pretzel Bites Recipe

Category Appetizers
Cuisine American
Usage Reuben
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins
Ready-in 40 mins
Yields 8-12 servings


¼-pound corned beef, thinly shaved
½-cup Swiss cheese
½-cup Frank’s Kraut, drained and chopped
1-pound pizza dough, at room temperature
½-cup baking soda
4 cups water
Coarse salt, for topping
Melted butter, for finishing
Thousand island dressing, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a small pot, heat water and baking soda over low heat.
  3. In a bowl, mix together corned beef, cheese and kraut.
  4. Divide dough into 4 pieces. Roll each piece into a 2-foot rope and cut it into 2-inch sections.
  5. Flatten dough pieces and fill each with a teaspoon of kraut mixture. Pinch closed to ensure a tight seal.
  6. Place filled dough balls in to baking soda water for 10 seconds before transferring to a baking sheet. Top with coarse salt and bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Brush pretzel bites with melted butter and serve with thousand island dressing.

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