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soft pretzels

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jennifer Ellis
Pace, FL

These make up fast, and are a great snack! Try dipping them in chipotle mayo, or honey mustard. (recipe from The Amish Cook's Baking book)

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For soft pretzels

  • 1 1/2 tsp
    active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    warm water ( i heat some on the stove till right before boiling)
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1
  • coarse salt for sprinkling

How To Make soft pretzels

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 435 degrees F. and spray a baking sheet with non stick spray
  • 2
    Mix and dissolve the yeast, sugar, and salt in the warm water. ( I let stand for a few minutes)
  • 3
    Stir in the flour, until a ball forms. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until smooth.
  • 4
    Divide the one big ball, into six smaller balls. Roll between floured palms till you get a rope, or snake, then shape into a pretzel form, and place on baking sheet.
  • 5
    Beat the egg, then brush the beaten egg onto the uncooked pretzels. Sprinkle with coarse salt, then bake until they are lightly golden. (aprox 10 minutes).