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Air Fryer Soft Pretzel Bites

Air Fryer Pretzel Bites

Crunchy, salty, and flavorful, these homemade pretzel bites are a fun snack that you can make in minutes.
4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 11 mins
Course Appetizer, Side
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 289 kcal


  • 1 can buttermilk biscuits 5 biscuits
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 3 qts water
  • 1/2 stick salted butter
  • 1-2 tbsp coarse chunk salt


  • Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil
    3 qts water
  • Open can of refrigerator buttermilk biscuits
    1 can buttermilk biscuits
  • Cut each biscuit into 6-8 pieces and shape them into a bite sized dough balls
  • Slowly add in 1/4 cup baking soda to boiling water
    1/4 cup baking soda
  • Add biscuit pieces to baking soda bath and boil for 30 seconds
  • With a slotted spoon, remove biscuit pieces and lay on parchment paper or a baking sheet to drain
  • Place biscuit bites in a single layer in the air fryer basket at least one inch apart
  • Microwave 1/2 stick butter for 30 seconds
    1/2 stick salted butter
  • Brush melted butter over pretzel bites
  • Air fry at 400 degrees for 3 minutes
  • Using silicone tongs, flip bites
  • Brush bites with butter and sprinkle with coarse sea salt
    1-2 tbsp coarse chunk salt
  • Air fry at 400 for additional 3 min until golden brown
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce


**We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information. The information in the nutrition box are calculated through a program and there is room for error. If you need an accurate count, I recommend running the ingredients through your favorite nutrition calculator.**


Serving: 10bitesCalories: 289kcalCarbohydrates: 36.3gProtein: 5.1gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7.3gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 1040mgPotassium: 5mgFiber: 1.3gSugar: 5gCalcium: 9mgIron: 2mg
Keyword air fryer, pretzel
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