Soft Pretzels

Soft Pretzels

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 137.9
  • Total Fat: 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 98.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 4.0 g

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Easy-to-make soft pretzels. Easy-to-make soft pretzels.
Number of Servings: 12


    1 pkg active dry yeast
    1 1/3 cups warm water
    1 tblsp sugar
    1/2 tsp salt
    3 1/2 cups flour
    1 egg
    coarse salt


Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Grease 2 large baking sheets. Sprinkle yeast over warm water in large bowl, stir with rubber spatula until dissolved. Stir in sugar and salt until dissolved. Gradually stir in flour with wooden spoon until stiff dough forms. Turn dough onto well-floured board. Knead until smooth, about 5-7 minutes. Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. If time permits, allow dough to rise about 5 to 10 minutes.

Roll each dough piece into 15 inch long rope. Shape each rope into a pretzel. Place on baking sheets. Beat together egg in small bowl; brush on pretzels. Sprinkle pretzels with coarse salt to taste. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or cold. Makes 12.

TAGS:  Snacks | Snack | Snacks Snack |

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    a big hit with the whole family - 2/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    easy to make, really fun snack!
    They look and taste just like ones you'd get at the movies or fair!
    definitely satisfied my carb craving in a fun way!
    you can use whole wheat flour to increase fiber content!
    - 6/1/08

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  • Incredible!
    Nothing like a home made pretzel! - 12/20/19

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  • Incredible!
    Everyone loved these - 10/17/18

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  • Incredible!
    I rolled mine about 18" long and liked the shape better. A real winner. We loved them. With sausages, sauerkraut, and spicy brown mustard, it feels like a real Oktoberfest! - 4/7/12

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