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Soft Pretzels Recipe

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Added: Thursday, July 7, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 tsp. active dry yeast
1/2 tsp. brown sugar
1 dash salt
1 1/2 cups 110 degree water
4 cups bread flour
1 T. baking soda
1/4 cup warm water
1 cup melted real butter
toppings (see Notes, below)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 4 ingredients; allow to rest for 5 minutes. Stir flour to mixture and knead for 5 minutes. Place dough in a lightly greased bowl, cover with a damp towel, and allow to rise in a warm place for 1 hour. Divide dough into 8-12 equal-size pieces; roll each piece into a rope; shape each rope into a pretzel. In a shallow dish, stir baking soda into warm water; dip pretzels into mixture; lay coated pretzel onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 550 degree oven for 8 minutes, or until golden brown. Brush melted butter onto hot pretzels.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For salted pretzels, sprinkle with coarse salt or Kosher salt. For cinnamon-sugar pretzels, stir 2 Tbls. honey into the melted butter before brushing on pretzels, then sprinkle with a mixture of 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1 tsp. ground cinnamon. For Parmesan pretzels, sprinkle with a mixture of 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 1 tsp. garlic salt; serve with marinara sauce

 

 

 

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