Homemade Pretzels

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Homemade Pretzels


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Cooking Time: 120
Recipes Makes: 16
Calories: 152
Carbs: 31
Fat: 1
Protein: 5

Ingredients Related Tips

1 tablespoon yeast
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cups warm water
1 cup flour
4 cups flour, mixed with
1 tablespoon salt, more flour if needed
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
coarse salt


1 In large bowl, stir yeast, sugar and warm water.
2 Let rest til yeast is dissolved and is a little foamy.
3 Stir in 1 cup flour. Then rest of flour mixed with the 1 Tbl salt.
4 Knead on lightly floured surface til smooth.
5 Place in oiled bowl, rolling around til all oiled. Cover and let rise till doubled in size.
6 Remove and knead again just a little bit, gently.
7 Cut into 16 pcs., roll each pc.into 14" ropes, shape into pretzels and place on greased cookie sheet.
8 Cover and let rise 15 minutes.
9 Drop each, one or 2 at a time into a small pot of boiling water, boiling each 1 minute, and replace back onto greased cookie sheet.
10 Brush each with eggwash (1 egg beaten with 1 Tbl. water), sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake in preheated 450º oven for 12-15 minutes! This is the best recipe to make real soft pretzels!

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You forgot grams of sodium. Or better yet milligrams. That is what I think of when I think about pretzels.

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