How to make it

  • Mix 1 cup flour, sugar, salt and undissolved yeast.
  • Heat 1 cup water and margarine to 130 degrees.
  • Gradually add to dry ingredients then beat 2 minutes at medium speed of mixer.
  • Add 1/2 cup flour then beat at high speed for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in enough additional flour to make a soft dough.
  • On floured board knead 5 minutes then set in greased bowl and turn to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in warm draft free place for 40 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 12 equal pieces then roll each into a 20” rope.
  • Shape into pretzels or other shapes then place on greased baking sheets.
  • Cover and let rest 5 minutes.
  • Mix egg yolk and 1 tablespoon water then brush on pretzels and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  • Bake at 375 for 15 minutes then cool on racks.

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  • rockstarzy 5 years ago
    Is it one tablespoon butter instead of water?
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    sharyl4 ate it and said...
    Want to try to make these at home, my Daughter LOVES these!! Thanks for the recipe!! :) :) :)
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    " It was excellent "
    hoosiermom68 ate it and said...
    YUM! is all I can say.Love 'em!
    Thanks,
    Carrie :)
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    " It was excellent "
    tippystclair ate it and said...
    I have been looking for a good pretzel recipe and you have given me one!
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    " It was excellent "
    auntybea ate it and said...
    I love these, Cat. Thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    i love soft pretzels with cinnamon and sugar yummmmmmmm
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  • taylorsue82 6 years ago
    Nice post, nothing beats homemade pretzels. I serve mine with a spicy melted cheese.
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    debwin ate it and said...
    I love soft pretzels but have never tried to make them. Great post.
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    thanks Cathy for sharing a wonderful recipe...will try it soon...............:}
    Mumtaz
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