I love the dips :)
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 tablespoon water
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 450Âº oven for 12-15 minutes! This is the best recipe to make real soft pretzels!
Easy and better bread! - You can throw in whatever you want :)