Ham and Cheese Stuffed Everything Pretzels

Stuffed with ham, cheese and topped with everything bagel seasoning, it's time to make these pretzels your everything.


  • Dough:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • Filling:
  • 2 slices Black Forest deli ham, finely diced
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • Baking soda wash:
  • 1 cup hot beer
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • Egg wash:
  • 1 large egg
  • Everything seasoning salt
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer with the dough hook attached, add flour, sugar, salt and yeast. Stir to combine. Add the water and knead the dough for 5 to 6 minutes, until soft and smooth. Add dough to a lightly greased bowl and cover with a towel. Place in a warm place for 1 hour, until doubled in size.
  2. While dough is resting, make the filling by combining the ham and cheese in a small bowl.
  3. Beat 1 large egg in another small bowl. In a third bowl, whisk together the hot beer and baking soda.
  4. Heat oven to 400 degrees, and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray with nonstick spray.
  5. Lightly grease your work surface. Use a rolling pin to roll dough into a 12x14-inch rectangle. Cut the dough lengthwise into 4 strips. Roll each strip out with a rolling pin until it’s roughly 4 inches wide. Lay the strip out so the long side faces you. Brush the top of the strip with egg wash. Sprinkle one-fourth of the filling on the bottom third of the strip. Roll the strip up into a long rope and pinch the edges to seal. Roll to smooth. Turn the dough rope into a U-shape then twist the ends twice. Press the dough down where it overlaps.
  6. Dip each pretzel into the beer mixture. Place on the sheet tray, brush with egg wash and sprinkle with everything seasoning.
  7. Bake pretzels for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from oven and drizzle with butter. Enjoy warm.