Kick-Off Beef Pretzel Poppers

Kick-Off Beef Pretzel Poppers

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2006

  • Yield: Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes


  • 1/2 (8-oz.) container soft cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup (2 oz.) finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 to 1 Tbsp. minced pickled jalapeño pepper slices
  • Pinch of garlic powder
  • 20 OSCAR MAYER Deli-Fresh Shaved Roast Beef slices
  • 20 (3-inch) honey wheat pretzel sticks


1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a small bowl until well blended.

2. Spread about 1 tsp. cream cheese mixture evenly onto 1 side of each roast beef slice; top each slice with 1 pretzel stick, and roll up. Serve immediately, or chill up to 1 hour.

Horseradish-Dijon Pretzel Poppers: Omit shredded Cheddar cheese, jalapeño pepper slices, and garlic powder. Stir together cream cheese, 1 Tbsp. finely chopped green onions, 1/2 tsp. prepared horseradish, and 2 tsp. Dijon mustard until blended. Proceed with recipe as directed.


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