Let pretzel bites cool completely. Place them on a baking sheet so they are not touching and freeze until solid, about 1 hour (this flash freezing prevents them from sticking to each other). Place in a large freezer bag or smaller plastic bags for individual servings. Freeze for up to 3 months.
How long do pretzels stay fresh?
Properly stored, an opened package of pretzels will generally stay at best quality for about 1 to 2 weeks. To maximize the shelf life of opened pretzels, keep package tightly closed.
How do you keep soft pretzels from getting soggy?
For storage, your best option is probably to allow them to cool completely (15-30 minutes) then place them in a sealed container at room temperature. Placing them in a sealed container before they are cool fills the container with humidity, which then coalesces and makes the crust soggy.
What to do with day old soft pretzels?
Slice them in half and dry them out in a low temp oven to turn them into crispy pretzels. Or, you can freeze the leftover pretzels while they’re still fresh then warm them up for soft pretzels later on in the week.
How do you make hard pretzels soft again?
The microwave is the quickest, but the best results come from using the oven. Drizzle water over the pretzel, and wrap it in foil. Set the oven temperature to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, and put the pretzel in the oven for 5 minutes.
Do soft pretzels go bad?
Soft pretzels go bad quickly, especially if they are not stored in the fridge within a reasonable amount of time. Pretzels usually last 3 to 4 days before going bad. But if you have a sweet pretzel or a pretzel covered in sugar, they will only last two days.
Can you get sick from old pretzels?
When it comes to pretzels, you do not necessarily get sick from eating expired pretzels as long as they were stored appropriately. But you will feel a change in its texture and flavor so as long as you are okay with it, you can eat the expired pretzels but we won’t recommend you to do so.
Can you get food poisoning from pretzels?
Soft Pretzels can cause food poisoning. Undercooked pretzel dough can cause Salmonella or E. coli infections.
Should soft pretzels be refrigerated?
Should you refrigerate soft pretzels? Pretzels don’t need to be refrigerated, they should be kept at room temperature. Pretzels will actually go stale faster in the fridge than they would at room temperature.
Can pretzel dough sit overnight?
Make Ahead & Freezing Instructions: The prepared pretzel dough can be refrigerated for up to one day or frozen in an airtight container for three months. Thaw frozen dough in the refrigerator overnight. Baked pretzel bites freeze well for up to 3 months.
Can you reheat Auntie Anne’s Pretzels?
Reheating instructions: Conventional/Toaster Oven: Preheat oven to 400°; allow pretzels to thaw; wrap in foil and bake for 3 minutes. Microwave Oven: Allow pretzels to thaw; microwave approximately 10–15 seconds on a medium setting; repeat as necessary.
Can pretzels go in the fridge?
Place the pretzels in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes to set the chocolate. Partially covered pretzels will stay fresh at room temperature or slightly cooler for at least several weeks. Fully covered pretzels stay fresh for several months.
How long does chocolate pretzels last?
Chocolate covered pretzels will last for up to 2 weeks when stored in an airtight container at room temperature. I don’t recommend freezing or refrigerating the pretzels as condensation will form on the chocolate layer when it’s chilled.
How many days in advance can you make chocolate covered pretzels?
How far in advance can you make chocolate covered pretzels? You can stash these chocolate covered pretzels in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
Should I refrigerate chocolate covered pretzels?
How long do chocolate covered pretzels last? Once you have dipped your pretzels and covered them with candy place them in the refrigerator to allow them to set. You can keep them stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks at room temperature.
How do you dip pretzel rods without a flat side?
Put pretzel tip in the bowl and use a spoon to drizzle and coat the pretzel. Putting candy melts (already melted) into a small mason jar is also a great way to dip your pretzels (all you have to do is submerge the pretzel). Swirl the pretzel to let any extra candy drip off and tap on the side of the bowl or jar.
How do you store dipped pretzel rods?
The easiest way is to store them in an airtight container at room temperature. Provided everything is fresh to begin with and the container is clean, dry, and has a tight seal, partially covered pretzel rods like the ones we made can stay fresh for about 2-3 weeks.
How do you drizzle candy melts?
How do you wrap dipped pretzel rods?
How do you wrap Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods? Set the pretzel rod into the middle of a piece of parchment paper. Pull the paper up and around the pretzel rods until they are completely covered, then tie tightly with a ribbon to make a cute snack gift.
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.