STEP 7: Boil baking soda and water and poach Mickey shaped pretzels for 30 seconds. Remove and drain onto a silicone mat. Brush with egg wash, sprinkle with salt and bake at 425 degrees for 11 minutes. Remove from oven and brush with melted butter.
STEP 8: Melt butter in sauce pan. Add flour and whisk for 1 minute until bubbly. Add milk and whisk until thickened. Add cheddar cheese, cream cheese, smoked paprika, mustard and season with salt. Serve with warm Mickey pretzels.