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Topgolf Pretzel Board Recipe

Topgolf Pretzel Board Recipe is a no-fuss party starter. A giant pretzel is filled with meats and cheeses. It's a nice twist on a classic charcuterie board and provides endless grazing.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, American/Southern
Keyword charcuterie, cheese, deli meat, fruit, pretzel
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 265kcal
Author Paua

Ingredients

For the dough

  • 1 and ½ cups warm water 120-130 degrees F
  • 2 and ½ teaspoons active dry or instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt for the dough
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 4 to 4 and ½ cups all-purpose flour sift (plus more for work surface)
  • coarse salt for sprinkling

Baking Soda Bath

  • ½ cup baking soda
  • 9 cups water

For the board

  • 1 apple sliced
  • 1 small bunch of seedless grapes
  • 1- pint blackberries
  • 2- ounces cheddar cheese sliced
  • 2- ounces pepper jack cheese sliced
  • 2- ounces pepperoni
  • 2- ounces salami
  • 2- ounces prosciutto
  • 1/3 cup pecans candied or salted
  • 1/3 cup pistachios
  • 1/4 cup honey mustard
  • 1/4 cup cheese sauce I purchased cheese sauce, found on the chip isle of grocery

Instructions

  • Whisk the yeast into the warm water and allow to sit for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the salt and sugar and allow to sit 5 minutes.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer with the dough attachment, add the water mixture and slowly add 4 cups sifted, all-purpose flour. Add up to 3/4 more flour 1/4 cup at a time until the dough is no longer sticky. (Test by poking the dough with your finger. If it bounces back it is ready to knead.)
  • Turn the dough onto a floured surface. Knead the dough for 3 minutes. Shape into a ball and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  • During this 10 minutes, prepare the soda water. Bring 9 cups of water to a boil. Stir in baking soda.
  • For a large pretzel, I halved the dough. I used 1/2 of the dough to form one large pretzel. I made 2-inch pretzel nuggets with the other half of the dough.
  • For the large pretzel, I made it large enough to hold my charcuterie items, but small enough to fit in my pan for the soda bath. 
  • Roll out and form your pretzels. 
  • Drop the large pretzel into the boiling water for 30 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain. Place on the baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt. Repeat with remaining pretzels.
  • Bake the large pretzel at 400 degrees for 16 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Bake the pretzel nuggets separately for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven build your Pretzel Board.
  • Place large pretzel on a serving board or tray.
  • Using my photos as a diagram (or wing it) place your meat, cheese, fruit, and nuts in the pretzel.
  • Pretzels can be stored in an airtight container or zipped top bag for up to 3 days. They will lose a little of the softness each day.

Notes

Recipe from Paula @CallMePMc.com All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission that includes copying the ingredient list or entire recipe and posting in the comments on Pinterest for Facebook. If you want to share this recipe, please simply link back to this post for the recipe.
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Nutrition

Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 1436mg | Potassium: 169mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 163IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 2mg