Aunt Annie's Pretzels

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Total Time
30mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
10 mins

Recipe Quest, simalar to mall pretzels

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sprinkle yeast on lukewarm water in mixing bowl; stir to dissolve.
  2. Add sugar, salt, and stir to dissolve; add flour and knead dough until smooth and elastic.
  3. Let rise at least 1/2 hour.
  4. While dough is rising, prepare a baking soda water bath with 2 cups warm water and 2 Tbs.
  5. baking soda.
  6. Be certain to stir often.
  7. After dough has risen, pinch off bits of dough and roll into a long rope (about 1/2 inch or less thick) and shape.
  8. Dip pretzel into soda solution and place on greased baking sheet.
  9. Allow pretzel to rise again.
  10. Bake in a 450 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until golden.
  11. Brush with melted butter and enjoy!
  12. Toppings: After you brush with butter try sprinkling with coarse salt.
  13. Or for Auntie Anne's famous cinnamon sugar, try melting a stick of butter in a shallow bowl (big enough to fit the entire pretzel) and in another bowl, make a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
  14. dip the pretzel into the butter, coating both sides generously.
  15. then dip again into the cinnamon mixture.