Or should they be called Pretzel Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Meatballs?
Or Cheese Stuffed Meatballs Wrapped in Pretzel Dough?
Or maybe Meatballs Encased by Pretzel Dough Carrying a Cheese Baby?
Pregnant Pretzel Balls??
Whatever…that’s a little exhausting.
There’s nothing better than making a batch of dough – whether it be for bread, pizza or pretzels – and having a full on creative moment.
Dough, in and of itself, is a blank canvas. What I’ve found, though, is that if you try to push creativity that just isn’t there in that moment – it just really isn’t there. It’s one of those things that has to come to you when you least expect it. Usually, when it’s damn inconvenient and you have no way to write anything down. If you have this problem from time to time, don’t worry about it. Put it down and come back to it later.
It will come to you – I promise.
It didn’t go down that way this time; I happened to be in my kitchen staring into the refrigerator and it hit me while staring at a bowl full of ground pork and beef.
I obeyed my inner food voice and it paid off. I’ve definitely learned to listen to that nagging ass voice.
Paired with a simple marinara, it makes such an amazing little bite.
The pretzel dough is easy, peasy. You can also play around with your dipping sauce – maybe trying a horseradish sauce or mustard?
Here’s your printable-