Cheesy Soft Pretzels

Roberta Lopez

By
@InfantryMom5718

These pretzels are delicious, with a light crunch on the outside and soft on the inside. Topped with cheesy goodness!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-12 small pretzels
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven 450*. In a measuring cup stir yeast, warm water, sugar and salt together let proof for 5-10 minutes till bubbly.
2In a mixing bowl, add flour, melted butter add yeast mixture. mix with wooden spoon (I use my clean hands) to form a ball.
3Flour a work surface, knead dough 5 minutes or until smooth. Place dough in an oiled bowl, cover and set aside for 1 hour until doubled in size.
4Knead dough on floured surface for 5 minutes. Divide into 8-10 balls, roll out dough into a 12 inch length. Twist into pretzel shape.
5Meanwhile, 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 seconds. Remove and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
6Brush 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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Fab Fair Food!
Hashtags: #cheese, #flour, #yeast