Pennsylvania Dutch Soft Pretzels

Pennsylvania Dutch Soft Pretzels Recipe

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Jeanne Ballough


these pretzels are great they taste just like the ones I had from a dutch family in Chambersburg pa. They are easy to make and really good.


★★★★★ 3 votes

1 Hr
15 Min


  • 4 1/2 tsp
    active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 c
    warm water
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 1/2 c
    bread flour or artisian flour

  • 1/2 c
    warm water
  • 2 tsp
  • ·
    pretzel salt

How to Make Pennsylvania Dutch Soft Pretzels


  1. dissolve yeast in water. add salt and flour. Knead until smooth, cover with a cloth, let rise 15 minutes.
  2. divide dough into 16 portions. Roll each piece into narrow rolls and shape pretzels. Dip each piece in soda solution and sprinkle with salt. Plaace on greased cookie sheet. bake at 450 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.

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About Pennsylvania Dutch Soft Pretzels

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Dutch, #soft, #pretzels, #Pa

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