Pretzel Bites & Beer Cheese Dip
For the Pretzel Bites
For the Beer Cheese Dip
Prepare the Pretzel Bites:
Remove dough from package and let rest for 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray. In a small bowl, beat one egg and set aside. Roll out pizza dough to about 1/2 inch thick. Cut into 1 1/2 inch strips, and then cut strips lengthwise into small rectangles. Brush tops of dough pieces with egg and use grinder to add desired amount of salt on top. Place bites on a baking sheet, two inches apart. Bake 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes prior to servingPrepare the Beer Cheese Dip:
In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add shallots and cook until translucent. Add beer, garlic powder, Dijon, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and slowly add cream cheese, whisking to incorporate. Slowly add shredded cheeses and stir until melted. Serve immediately.