Mozzarella Stuffed Pretzel Bites

Mozzarella Stuffed Pretzel Bites
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  1. 1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 biscuits)
  2. 3 oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 16 small cubes
  3. 1/4 cup baking soda
  4. 3 to 4 teaspoons coarse sea salt
  5. 1/2 cup blackberry preserves or other fruit preserves
  1. Steps
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  3. Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
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  5. In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat 10 cups water to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low.
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  7. Meanwhile, separate dough into 8 biscuits; cut each biscuit in half to make 16 pieces. Shape each biscuit half into a ball. Flatten balls slightly, and press a piece of cheese in center of each biscuit. Wrap around cheese to cover completely. Pinch seams to seal well. Gradually stir 1 tablespoon of the baking soda into boiling water (water will foam slightly). Add 4 biscuits at a time to water for 15 seconds. Using tongs or slotted spoon, turn biscuits over; simmer 15 seconds longer. Repeat with remaining biscuits, adding 1 tablespoon of the baking soda each time. Place biscuits 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with salt.
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  9. Bake 15 to 22 minutes or until deep golden brown. Serve immediately with blackberry preserves for dipping.