Cheesy Soft Pretzels

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Serves: 8-12 small pretzels
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Ingredients

1 tsp active dry yeast
1 1/2 c water, warm
1 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp salt
4 1/2 c flour
4 Tbsp butter, melted
TOPPINGS
1 1/2 c cheese, shredded
1 egg - beaten
1 tsp water

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Roberta Lopez Recipe
Full Flavored
Hillsboro, OR (pop. 91,611)
InfantryMom5718
Member Since Jul 2012
Roberta's notes for this recipe:
These pretzels are delicious, with a light crunch on the outside and soft on the inside.Topped with cheesy goodness!
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Directions

1
Preheat oven 450*
In a measuring cup stir yeast, warm water, sugar and salt together let proof for 5-10 minutes till bubbly.
2
In a mixing bowl,add flour, melted butter add yeast mixture. mix with wooden spoon (I use my clean hands)to form a ball.
3
Flour a work serface, knead dough 5 minutes or until smooth. Place dough in a oiled bowl, cover and set aside for 1 hour untill doubled in size.
4
Knead dough on floured surface for 5 minutes. Divide into 8-10 balls, roll out dough into a 12 inch lenghth. Twist into pretzel shape.
5
Mean while bring 10 Cups of water to a boil, add 2/3 Cups baking soda to the water. After pretzels are formed, drop into boiling soda water for 30 secounds. remove and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
6
Brush pretzels with egg wash(egg & water mixed) and sprinkle with shredded cheese of your choice. Place into oven to bake for 12-15 min...check them for brown color.

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