Soft Pretzels Recipe

Step 1

Dissolve yeast in warm water. combine flour, sugar, and salt; add yeast mixture, and mix until well blended. Turn out onto a lighlty floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic (about 5 mintues).

Step 2

Using kitchen shears dipped in flour, cut dough into 18 pieces; roll each into a ball.

Step 3

With floured hands, roll each ball between your hands to form a rope about 14 to 16 inches long and about 1/2 inch in diameter; twist each into a pretzel shape, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Step 4

Beat egg white until frothy, and brush on each pretzel; sprinkle with salt. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm or cold with mustard, if desired.

NOTE: Serve as a snack with mustard, or seve them in place of bread with a main-dish salad.

SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in the 1970s. Typed for you by Nancy Coleman.

Things You'll Need

  • 1pk Dry yeast
  • 1 1/2c Warm water; (105 to 115)
  • 4c All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2ts Sugar
  • 3/4ts Salt
  • 1 Egg white
  • Kosher salt; (table salt may
  • -be substituted)
  • Mustard; (opt.)

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