Hard Pretzels - Salzstangen II

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Ketutar

Quick recipe using baking powder.

Top Review by Joseph

I'm rating this 4 stars because it was good after I modified the recipe, slightly. The main thing was the salt. 1t was way too much. It might be right but too salty for our tastes. I reduced it to 1/4 teaspoon. To help us Americans who don't use the metric system: 3/4c flour and 5 Tablespoons of cream. I used whipping cream, it's what I had on hand. My DW is a pretzel-aholic and she LOVES these. She said the flavor is a cross between a pretzel and cracker with a hint of pie crust. The ones I made were lightly brown and had the consistency of a heavy pie crust. Don't expect them to be super-crunchy like store bought pretzels.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Add butter into flour mix.
  3. Blend in the cream.
  4. Form the pretzels as you wish and put them on the baking tray.
  5. Brush with egg and sprinkle with coarse salt, grated cheese, cummin or what ever you wish.
  6. Bake in hot oven (275-300 degrees Celsius) for about 10 minutes.

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