• Prep Time: 2 Hours
  • Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
  • Serves: 16 servings

Real Homemade Soft Pretzels

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Category: Lunch/Snacks, Breakfast

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 4 cups flour, mixed with
  • 1 tablespoon salt, more flour if needed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • coarse salt


1. In large bowl, stir yeast, sugar and warm water.

2. Let rest til yeast is dissolved and is a little foamy.

3. Stir in 1 cup flour. Then rest of flour mixed with the 1 Tbl salt.

4. Knead on lightly floured surface til smooth.

5. Place in oiled bowl, rolling around til all oiled. Cover and let rise till doubled in size.

6. Remove and knead again just a little bit, gently.

7. Cut into 16 pcs., roll each pc.into 14" ropes, shape into pretzels and place on greased cookie sheet.

8. Cover and let rise 15 minutes.

9. Drop each, one or 2 at a time into a small pot of boiling water, boiling each 1 minute, and replace back onto greased cookie

10. Brush each with eggwash (1 egg beaten with 1 Tbl. water), sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake in preheated 450ยบ oven for 12-15 minutes! This is the best recipe to make real soft pretzels!

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