Name: Soft Pretzels

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Total Prep: 40 minutes
Servings: 12



1 envelope yeast
1½ cup warm water
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups flour
1 egg, beaten
Coarse salt
1 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons baking soda



In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add dry ingredients. Add enough water to make the dough tacky and then knead the dough until a ball forms. Cover and let rise in a warm space until double in size.

Divide dough into 12 pieces. Roll each piece into a long rope about 18 inches long. Form a circle with the two ends at the top. Loosely twist the two ends together twice. Draw the twisted end down to the bottom of the circle to form the pretzel.

Pre-heat oven to 475° F. Bring the water and baking soda to a boil and dip each pretzel in the water for 30 – 60 seconds. Remove and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Recommended Side Dishes:

6 Dipping Sauces

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