Bread Machine Honey Whole Wheat Pretzel Bites


  • 9 ounces water
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups organic unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • coarse salt


  1. Add water, both flours, honey and yeast to the bread machine pan in the order suggested by your bread machine manufacturer.
  2. Select dough setting.
  3. When dough cycle is complete, turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
  4. Divide dough into 8 equal balls. One at a time, roll balls into a 20 inch rope. Cut rope into 1/2 inch pretzel bites. Repeat until all dough has been cut into bites.
  5. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  6. In a saucepan, bring water and baking soda to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer.
  7. Drop pretzels a few at a time into water and poach for just 10 - 15 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  8. Place pretzel bites onto a large, greased baking sheet.
  9. Beat egg and water together. Brush tops of bites with egg wash then sprinkle with salt.
  10. Bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until golden brown.