TGI Friday's Pretzel Sticks and Beer Cheddar Dip

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Apr. 25, 2014

TGI Friday's has a fantastic pretzel stick and beer cheddar dip, and you can make this at home. Beer Cheddar dip is made easily with American cheese and your favorite beer. Homemade pretzel sticks aren't hard to make and soon you will amaze your friends and family with this wonderful appetizer.


Warm water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Instant yeast 2 1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Flour 4 1/2 Cup (72 tbs) (extra for rolling)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Cooking spray 2 Dash
Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
Baking soda 1/4 Tablespoon
Sugar 1 Tablespoon
Egg white 1 , beaten with 1 teaspoon water
Kosher salt 1 Tablespoon
For dip
Beer 6 Ounce
American cheese cubes 8 Ounce



1. In a measuring cup mix together, water, yeast and sugar. In a mixer, place flour, add salt and pour in the yeast mixture, mix until incorporated. Spray a bowl with oil and transfer the dough into it, cover with a cloth and allow to site for 35 to 40 minutes. Preheat oven to 350F.


2. Transfer the dough to a floured surface, roll to flatten and cut into equal portions and roll each portion into cigar shape, cut 2-3 slits per pretzel,  allow to rise for sometime.

3. In a saucepan, boil water along with baking soda and sugar, add pretzels and boil for a couple of minutes. Brush with egg wash. Sprinkle with kosher salt and bake at 350F for about 25 minutes.

4. For sauce: In a saucepan, put beer and cheese, cook stirring until the cheese melts.


5. Serve the pretzels with beer cheese sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 8