26 Reviews

I first learned how to make this in the 3rd grade. I lost the recipe over the years and was glad to find it again! A couple of options for variety: add cinnamon to a buttered top or parmesan cheese. It's just like the stuff you buy at Costco!

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VKuuipo Bridges March 19, 2003

Well, these were wonderful! Very quick & easy to prepare the dough, which took about 30 minutes to rise. They came out soft and light and very tasty. If you have never made pretzels before, they can be a little tricky to twist into the correct shape, but they are very fun and even the lopsided looking ones looked & tasted delicious once baked.

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HeatherFeather March 08, 2003

Why to buy Pretzels, when you can make them on your own with this recipe? These Pretzels, or Bretzel as they are called in Germany, are so easy to make and the outcome is wonderful. And they are for sure best eaten hot. The only difficulty was to bring them into the form of Pretzels. If you don't care about their form, try sticks or rolls - much easier to make, but as tasty as Pretzels. Thank Mimi Bibeck for ths wonderful recipe. From now on my Bretzel will be homemade.

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Thorsten October 16, 2005

Making pretzels sounds intimidating, but this recipe was really easy and made a nice light pretzel. I thought the flavor was a little bland and the end result was a bit more bread like than I wanted. I'm still searching for a NY style chewy soft pretzel recipe. I might tinker with this one a bit. Thanks for a great start!

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karen bender October 01, 2003

I made these last week and they tasted better than any other recipe that I have tried. The only reason I put 4 stars instead of 5 is because I am still searching for the perfect pretzel recipe! I want a super soft pretzel like they sell at the mall or at costcos!

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Amy Duchesne May 25, 2003

Made these "terrific" pretzels on a ski vacation recently, and I might not have hit all the high notes on the slopes but I sure had a few "fa-la-la's" from grateful apre ski folk. Thanks for sharing a tried and true.

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Lalaloob January 28, 2009

This is an easy to follow recipe that makes a tasty pretzel. Followed the recipe almost to the letter, but unfortunately didn't have coarse salt, so I used fine sea salt (which was still good). You really need to make the dough thinner (slightly thicker than a pencil width) to get bigger pretzels - otherwise, the pretzel becomes a knot! We put some cheeze on the last batch and it was delicious. Will make again in a pinch.

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Eat! Eat! You're skin and bones! December 23, 2008

GREAT recipe!! I made 8 small pretzels just plain like directed and made 8 small pretzels with melted butter and grated asiago cheese on top, they were a hit! I can't wait to make these again, they're perfect. Thanks!

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Kristiina April 29, 2008

yummy! Thanks!!! Great to do with the kids.

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eworthocnp February 01, 2008

OMG!!!!!! There is one that really is EASY!! My family has been making pretzels for years and I just love doing it so I've lost recipes and found new and Better ones but, this one, is by far the best. It's perfect for making pretzels. I ran in to NO problems at all and am pleased that i got 16! pretzels out of it.Hint- use canola oil on your bowl and pan when baking them and letting the dough rise. THANKS MIMI!!!!!!!!!

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jannacjansen December 02, 2007
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