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Air Fryer Soft Pretzel Bites

Soft Pretzel Bites topped with course sea salt and cooked in the air fryer.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 40 Pretzel Bites
Calories: 24kcal
Author: Wendy


  • Air Fryer



  • 3/4 cups water Set to 110 degrees F
  • 1 1/8 teaspoon active yeast
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • Course kosher salt for topping to taste

Baking Soda Bath

  • 3 cups water
  • 1/3 cup baking soda


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the water and yeast and stir.
  • Add flour, sugar, and sea salt and mix until it is completely combined.
  • With floured hands, knead the dough for 1 minute or use dough hook in electric mixer, until it forms into a ball. Divide the dough into eighths.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough into ropes.
  • With a knife, slice the dough into 1-inch pieces and bath the pieces baking soda bath for 30 seconds.
  • Spray the basket of the air fryer with oil. Place pretzel bites into the basket, giving them enough room to expand.
  • Cook for 6 minutes at 390 degrees F, or until lightly browned on top. Remove and brush with melted butter and salt with kosher salt to taste.


Cook time is about 6 minutes per batch and you should be able to get about 8 pretzel bites per batch. 


Serving: 1Pretzel Bite | Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg