CinnaTwistella Bites—Snack for 8

CinnaTwistella Bites are a delightful German-Italian snack featuring soft, bite-sized pretzel bites coated in cinnamon sugar, served with a rich Nutella dip. Perfect for satisfying sweet cravings and ideal for sharing with friends and family.

Meal Type



German Italian Fusion



Food Stars

Cinnamon, sugar, pretzel bites, nutella





You Need This Stuff

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 8 cups water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar, for coating
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon, for coating
  • 1 13-ounce jar Nutella

Do This With That Stuff

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C)
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 cup warm water and 2 tsp active dry yeast, let it sit for 5 minutes until frothy
  4. Add 1/4 cup granulated sugar, 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter, and 1 tsp salt to the yeast mixture, whisk to combine
  5. Gradually add 3 cups all-purpose flour to the mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon until a dough forms
  6. Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface for about 5 minutes until smooth and elastic
  7. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and roll each portion into a long rope, then twist each rope into a pretzel shape
  8. In a large pot, bring 8 cups of water and 1/2 cup baking soda to a boil
  9. Using a slotted spoon, carefully lower each pretzel into the boiling water for about 30 seconds per side, then place them onto the prepared baking sheet
  10. Bake in preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes or until golden brown
  11. While pretzels are baking, in a small mixing bowl combine 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 2 tsp ground cinnamon for coating
  12. Remove pretzels from oven and let cool on cooling rack for about two minutes
  13. Brush each pretzel with melted butter using pastry brush
  14. Dip each pretzel in cinnamon-sugar mixture to coat evenly
  15. In a small saucepan over low heat, warm Nutella using silicone spatula until it reaches desired consistency for dipping or drizzling
  16. Serve CinnaTwistella Bites with warm Nutella on the side or drizzled on top

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Beti’s Reflections

On a recent culinary adventure through Europe, I stumbled upon a delightful German-Italian dessert that had me swooning with every bite. It was in a cozy little café tucked away in the cobblestone streets where I first tasted the magic of CinnaTwistella Bites. These scrumptious morsels are a harmonious blend of soft, bite-sized pretzel bites coated in cinnamon sugar and served with a rich Nutella dip. Perfect for satisfying sweet cravings and ideal for sharing with friends and family.

This CinnaTwistella Bites recipe serves 8 people, making it perfect for gatherings or indulging with loved ones. However, please note that this recipe is not suitable for those following no yeast recipes, gluten free baking, sugar free desserts, dairy free treats, or low carb snacks.

The ingredients in this recipe create an irresistible symphony of flavors. The warm water and active dry yeast work together to form the base of our yeast dough pretzel recipe. Granulated sugar adds sweetness while unsalted butter provides richness to the dough. Salt enhances the flavors and all-purpose flour brings everything together to create a smooth dough. The baking soda pretzel technique gives these bites their signature texture while cinnamon and sugar coating adds an extra layer of sweetness. And let’s not forget the pièce de résistance – Nutella dipping sauce – adding that luscious touch to these homemade Nutella dipped pretzels.

To make these oven-baked cinnamon pretzels, start by preheating your oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) and lining a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl, combine warm water and active dry yeast, letting it sit until frothy before adding granulated sugar, melted unsalted butter, and salt. Gradually add all-purpose flour to form your dough before kneading it on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions, roll each into a rope, and twist them into pretzel shapes. Boil the pretzels in a baking soda and water mixture before baking them until golden brown. Once cooled slightly, brush with melted butter and coat in cinnamon sugar. Warm Nutella to your desired consistency for dipping or drizzling, and serve your CinnaTwistella Bites with this heavenly sauce.

In conclusion, these CinnaTwistella Bites are the perfect German Italian dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth while impressing your friends and family. The combination of soft cinnamon sugar pretzel bites with a warm Nutella drizzle creates an unforgettable treat that will have everyone asking for seconds. So go ahead, indulge in these unique Nutella treat ideas and let the magic of CinnaTwistella Bites whisk you away on a delicious culinary journey!

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