Pretzel Dogs with Dijon Pepperjack Sauce are easy to make, homemade stuffed pretzels that put grocery store pretzels to shame. The cheese sauce is fantastic – just enough dijon to give it a nice little kick. If you’ve never made soft pretzels at home, this is your recipe! This recipe is easy to follow and most ingredients are likely already in your pantry.
These little pretties started out as a pizza with pretzel dough experiment.
It was a request from my husband after seeing this commercial.
Here lately, I’m so obsessed with this fantastic pretzel dough recipe I found that I gladly agreed to take on that project. I want to make this dough all the damn time.
So, I was playing in the kitchen, put my pretzel pizza trial run in the oven, then apparently my undiagnosed ADD kicked in when I spotted some beef hot dogs in the fridge.
Ok, so I really don’t think I have it but I SWEAR when I work on the blog I do – I cannot seem to stay working on one single thing without having to switch to something else.
Doesn’t matter, apparently it all gets done.
Although I know that pretzel wrapped hot dogs are definitely not a new thing, we haven’t made them in this house before and I made the most fantastic dipping sauce with Dijon mustard and pepperjack cheese.
Oh, and cayenne.
I’m aaallllllllll about some cayenne. It’s like happy sprinkles.
With a little kick.
There’s something so wrong with that – he just doesn’t like to venture out when it comes to eating.
He did, however, LOVE the pretzel dogs.
Well, ok, he is more adventurous when it comes to sushi than I am.
But, still. I don’t get anybody not liking mustard.
I just wrapped the dough around the hot dog and made sure all the dough was sealed tightly.
I’ve made several different types of cheese sauces, and I really think that the sauce always comes out better when I buy the cheese in block form and grate it myself.
I don’t know why; maybe it’s the preservatives?
This cheese sauce could be used in so many ways.
I’ve already thought about stuffing burgers with it, using it as a dip for french fries and putting it on chicken breasts.
My favorite idea is to make a double batch, adding some Italian sausage or ground beef and diced tomatoes to make a queso dip. OMG.