Signature Keto Soft Pretzels with Cheese Dip

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INGREDIENTS

For the Pretzels

  • Three cups shredded mozzarella
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons xanthan gum
  • 2 teaspoons lively dry yeast, combined with 2 tablespoons heat water
  • 2 eggs
  • Three tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt

For the Cheese Dip (optionally available)

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/eight teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard

For the Mustard Butter (optionally available)

  • four tablespoons room-temperature butter
  • 1 teaspoon whole-grain mustard
  • 1/four teaspoon uncooked honey (gives a contact of sweetness and provides only one.5 internet carbs)

INSTRUCTIONS

For the Pretzels

  1. Warmth your oven to 350°F and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium sized microwave secure bowl, microwave the mozzarella and cream cheese for 1 minute.  Take away and stir, then microwave once more for 40 seconds.  Stir once more and microwave for an additional 30 seconds if wanted or till the cheese is totally melted and there aren’t any seen shreds.
  3. In a big bowl fitted to stand mixer with a hook attachment, combine collectively the almond flour, xanthan gum, yeast combination, eggs, and 1 tablespoon melted butter.
  4. Subsequent add within the melted cheese combination.
  5. Beat on medium pace till all of the substances are mixed, scraping the edges of the bowl to assist get the dough combined collectively.
  6. Enable the dough to chill barely for 10 minutes in order that it’s simpler to work with.
  7. Tape a big sheet of parchment to your counter.
  8. Portion the dough into equal parts (12 parts for small pretzels, 9 parts for medium pretzel, four parts for big pretzels).
  9. Roll every dough portion right into a rope form that’s no thicker than 3/four of an inch.
  10. Type pretzel shapes with the dough (see the photographs above for our method) and place them on the lined baking sheets.
  11. House them not less than 1 1/2 inches other than each other.
  12. Brush on the remaining 2 tablespoons melted butter to the tops of the pretzels and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  13. Bake for 25-30 minutes or till golden brown.

For the Cheese Dip (optionally available)

  1. In a saucepan over medium warmth, soften the butter.
  2. Slowly stir within the heavy cream persevering with to stir till the combination involves a low boil.
  3. Stir within the xanthan gum.
  4. Add the cheddar cheese and stir till the cheese is totally included.
  5. Stir within the mustard.
  6. Let the cheese combination simmer over low warmth for 5- 10 minutes or till it is reached your required thickness.

For the Mustard Butter (optionally available)

  1. In small bowl, combine all of the substances collectively.

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