Very Soft Pretzels

Lisa Johnson


My family and friends loves my pretzels. I make them for us and watch movies and we eat them. It is so easy to make pretzels. It is so delicious and tasty.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 pretzels
45 Min
15 Min


  • 1
    envelope dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 c
    warm water (110ºf to 115ºf)
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
    large egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
    coarse salt, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, garlic salt or cinnamon sugar

How to Make Very Soft Pretzels


  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl. Sift flour, granulated sugar and salt into yeast mixture and mix well.

    Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap. Let stand for 10 minutes.

    Preheat the oven to 450ºF. Grease baking sheets.

    Divide dough into 30 equal portions. Roll each portion into an 18-inch rope. Loop into pretzel shapes. Arrange on prepared baking sheets.

    Brush the pretzels with beaten egg. Sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake until golden, 10 to 15 minutes. Serve immediately or store cooled pretzels in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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About Very Soft Pretzels

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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