Pretzel Bones Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Pretzel Bones are a fun and spooky treat perfect for Halloween parties or movie nights. These bone-shaped pretzels are made by shaping pretzel dough into bone shapes and then baking them until golden brown. They are deliciously salty and crunchy, making them a great snack for any occasion. Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce or enjoy them on their own.

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Pretzel Bones

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Ingredients for Pretzel Bones Recipe

  • 0.08 Package Active Dry Yeast
  • 0.08 teaspoon Sugar
  • 0.13 cup Warm Water
  • 0.33 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.08 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.17 tablespoon Melted Butter
  • 0.83 cup Water
  • 0.06 cup Baking Soda
  • 0.08 Egg, Beaten
  • as needed Coarse Salt, For Sprinkling

Directions: Pretzel Bones Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 425掳F (220掳C).
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Add flour, salt, and melted butter to the yeast mixture and stir until a dough forms.
  • STEP 4.Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for about 5 minutes, until smooth and elastic.
  • STEP 5.Divide the dough into small pieces and roll each piece into a long rope.
  • STEP 6.Shape the ropes into bone shapes, with a thicker section in the middle and two thinner ends.
  • STEP 7.Place the pretzel bones on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • STEP 8.In a large pot, bring water and baking soda to a boil.
  • STEP 9.Carefully drop the pretzel bones into the boiling water, a few at a time, and cook for 30 seconds.
  • STEP 10.Remove the pretzel bones from the water using a slotted spoon and place them back on the baking sheet.
  • STEP 11.Brush the pretzel bones with beaten egg and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  • STEP 12.Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • STEP 13.Let the pretzel bones cool before serving.

Cooking Tips

  • For a sweeter version, sprinkle the pretzel bones with cinnamon sugar instead of coarse salt.
  • You can shape the pretzel dough into other Halloween-themed shapes like ghosts or pumpkins.
  • Store the pretzel bones in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the pretzel bones as a fun and spooky snack for Halloween parties.
  • Pair them with your favorite dipping sauce like mustard, cheese sauce, or caramel.
  • Enjoy the pretzel bones on their own as a delicious and crunchy snack.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein4 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp