Preheat oven to 450℉.
Add warm milk, yeast and honey to large mixing bowl. Let mixture rest to allow yeast time to activate, approximately 5 minutes. The mixture will become a little foamy.
Next, add salt, flour and flaxseed. Mix until dough forms a ball and the dough is tacky. If you find the dough to be too sticky, you can add a little more flour until you get the desired tacky consistency.
Place the dough on a clean and sanitized counter. You do not need to flour the surface. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions. Take 1 portion and roll into a long rope shape, approximately 1 ½ feet long. Repeat for each portion of the dough. Next, take each rope of dough into 1 ½ inch pieces. Depending on your cut and thickness of the roll, it will create approximately 50-75 bites.
Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil over medium/high heat. Next, very carefully add baking soda to water. Caution: this will bubble up. Boil 10-12 dough bites at a time for 1 minute. It works best to remove with a slotted spoon. Place boiled dough bites on a parchment lined baking sheet.
While the water is heating, beat egg and 1 tsp of water in a small bowl with a fork. Brush each dough bite with egg wash and sprinkle with salt.
Bake for 7-9 minutes at 450℉ until brown.
Enjoy with dipping in warm cheese sauce recipe below.