Soft Pretzels

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Serves: serves 12
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Cooking Method: Bake


1 pkg active dry yeast
1 1/2 c water, warm
4 c all purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1 Tbsp sugar
1 pkg coarse sea salt
1 tsp shortening
1 large egg,beaten

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Zelda Hopkins Recipe
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Webb City, MO (pop. 10,996)
Member Since Aug 2011
Zelda's notes for this recipe:
Everybody loves those big soft pretzels, why don't you make them at home. Its this easy. Enjoy!!!!!!
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In large bowl, Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add flour salt and sugar. Mix well.On lightly floured surface, knead the mixture well with your hands. Roll pieces of dough into any shapes you like.Gently place pretzels onto well greased cookie sheet greased with shortening. In a small bowl, beat egg with fork. Brush tops of dough with egg. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt. Bake at 450 degrees for 10-15 minutes.makes 1 1/2 dozen pretzels.

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user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Sep 28, 2011
Stormy Stewart [karlyn255] has shared this recipe with discussion group:
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user Zelda Hopkins Zelda51 - Sep 28, 2011
Stormy thanks for sharing my recipe
user Cindy Smith ceekes - Jan 7, 2012
When I was a child, we made pretzels at home but the recipe got lost. I am so glad to have found this. We would make them in other forms besides the traditional knot. mostly, we made them in the shape of our initials. Thanks for bringing back childhood memories.
user Zelda Hopkins Zelda51 - Jan 8, 2012
Your very welcomed Cindy and I hope you can make some more memories with this recipe.
user Cindy Smith ceekes - Jan 29, 2012
I am going to add it to Pinterest.

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